Enjoy some of the lovely walks in the area
Enjoy a stroll around the town, through bogs, hills and along rivers.
Accommodation in Kells
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Gardens, Play Area & Activities | Things to Do
There is no lack of gardens and activities to partake of in Kells and the surrounding area.
There are a flourish of gardens and activity centres for both adults and children.
Spice up your stay in Kells with a visit to these places!
Best O'Matz Play Centre
Girley | Fordstown
Family run, fun based venue for a
variety of entertainment. Learn about Irish culture – dance a jig, play the< bodhráin, cut turf in a bog, bake brown soda bread, see a sheepdog at work and more!
T +353 (0) 46 943 4135
Kilmainhamwood | Kells
Horse riding, coarse fishing, survival courses, 4 X 4 off road driving, boot camp, Mountaineering, Canoeing, Nature Walks, First Aid training, Indoor and outdoor Archery and clay pigeon shooting. Accommodation and full catering facilities.
T 046 905 2376
Fairgreen Play Area
Fairgreen Play Area | Kells
The Fairgreen children’s play area
is situated opposite the Supervalu
shopping centre on the Cavan Road.
Bog Road | Oristown | Kells
Group & event venue featuring an equine centre, a petting zoo ideal for school trips. Buck Mooney’s Wild West Adventure is ideal for hen / stag parties, get kidnapped by the Indians and rescued in a Wild West Spectacular! Weekend bookings include bunk house accommodation, stables, evening meal and breakfast.
T +353 (0)87 120 2777
Grove Gardens & Open Farm
Girley | Kells
Informal gardens with exotic animals and fowl, walks, roses and clematis. Suitable for the entire family with a fairy ring, a magic tree, all manner of feathered and furry creatures. Celebrate Easter, Halloween and Christmas events. (more)
T 046 943 4276 / 086 071 2621
Kells Swimming Pool
Navan Road | Kells
Operated by Meath County Council. 25 metre pool and a Small pool suitable for toddlers. Open daily to public. Classes available: Adults and children – beginners, improvers, Advanced / coaching. Aquafit. Intensive courses. Lifesaving. Available for hire to school groups, Summer schools / camps, Community Groups. (2012 Timetable)
T +353 (0) 46 924 0551
Loughcrew Gardens &
Loughcrew | Oldcastle
Ancient gardens and landscape fantasy. See St. Oliver Plunkett’s family church and Tower House.
Adventure centre includes a Zip Wire and Climbing Wall, Bushcraft, Raft Building, Obstacle Course, Archery etc. Qualified instructors.
T +353 (0)49 854 1356
The People's Park &
Children's Play Area
Oldcastle Road | Kells
GPS: 53° 93’ 56.99 -6° 54’ 22.28”
Take the Oldcastle Road (R163) out of Kells signposted on the right and you will see the inland lighthouse.
(more about the Spire of Lloyd)
Royal Breffni Tours & Crystal Maze
Kilmainham Wood | Kells
Fully supervised, day and night activity tours at the Crystal Maze. The Crystal Maze is a series of over 100 physical, mental and skill challenges around Ireland’s biggest hedge maze. Also mountain biking, orienteering, water sports, horse riding, barbeques, etc.
T +353 (0)42 966 7276