Battle of the Boyne
Wildflowers Sown on the battle field between February 07, 2002
and May 2003
Area to be sown 34 acres at 20% Flora and 80% Grass MM09.
Location: Oldbridge Estate, On the South bank of the River Boyne, 3km north of Donore Village off the L21. The site is sign-posted from off N51 (Slane/Drogheda), off N1 (Drogheda) and off N2 (Slane/Ashbourne). At present access to this site is not suitable to coaches.
Opening arrangements: Daily, 1 May - 30 September, 10.00 - 18.00. Last admission 45 mins. before closing. Rest of year open to group bookings (of 10 or more). Advance bookings only.
Admission charges: Free of charge.
Guided Tours: Access by Guided Tour only. Tours available on request. Groups of 20 or more must pre-book.
Max. no.: 40
Duration: 30-45 mins.
Facilities: Display of replica 17th century weaponry. Small car park. Toilet for visitors with disabilities. Outdoor picnic area. Optional self-guiding walks in Oldbridge Estate and Boyne Riverside Walkway. Living History every Sunday from June to September.
As the tour is outdoors, visitors are advised to wear weather protective clothing and shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain. Restricted access for visitors with disabilities.
Deep-water caution: River and Canal.
Text care of Battle of the Boyne Project.
Battle of The Boyne Field
is sown with native wildflowers to protect and enhance the meadow.
Go on choose Design By Nature for seeds, plants,
advice and design.
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