Sat, 05 Oct|
Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre
Boyne Walk for Members & Friends
The Boyne Valley Camino consists of two loops, in roughly a figure of eight. Our walk will include one of the loops(16km). It is a mixture of trails and quiet roads. Mellifont Abbey is the highlight.
Time & Location
05 Oct 2019, 10:00
Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Drybridge, Co. Meath, Ireland
About the Event
Route: (Part of) Boyne Valley Camino
Date: Sat 5th Oct 2019
Meet: In car park Oldbridge House (Battle of the Boyne visitor center) – (toilets & café nearby)
Time: 10:00am Sharp
Distance: 16km Approx
Duration: 4 hrs plus break in Mellifont Abbey
Difficulty: easy but care needed on road sections of walk
Gear: Boots (a short part of the route is muddy), warm clothing, raingear, water & packed lunch. If you would like to use the walk as preparation your next Camino feel free to bring a full backpack.
How to get there:
- Take Exit 10 just North of the Mary McAleese Bridge on the M1, near Drogheda.
- Follow signs for Slane, West along N51.
- After approximately 1k arrive at a cross roads. Turn left over bridge following signs for Battle of the Boyne Site.
- Follow road a short distance to another bridge and immediately turn right into grounds of Oldbridge House. Follow signs for car park (free).
Brief description: The Boyne Valley Camino is 25k long and consists of two loops, in roughly a figure of eight. Our walk will include one of the loops. It is a mixture of trails and quiet roads. Mellifont Abbey is the highlight.
If you are not familiar with Oldbridge House it would be worthwhile allowing an hour (before or after the walk) to explore the house (opens at 9.00), walled gardens and grounds.
Register Here ... Camino Society Ireland Walk Registration
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