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Co. Meath is situated on Ireland’s north east coast having borders with Co. Dublin, Kildare, Westmeath, Cavan and Louth. Trident Holiday Homes offers a choice of self catering holiday homes in Meath from Courtyard Holiday Cottages, Bettystown just minutes from the local shops and sandy beach to Knightsbrook Holiday Homes in Trim within the grounds of Knightsbrook Hotel with full access to its facilities and golf course.
Meath is home to a number of seaside holiday resorts along its coast, one of the best known being Bettystown, a fantastic destination for a self catering family holiday. In addition to Bettystown's sandy beach on your doorstep stretching all the way to Laytown, the local theme park Funtasia will provide children of all ages with hours of entertainment being Ireland’s largest permanent amusement park. There is also the Aura Leisure Centre - an indoor water park 35 minutes away in Navan and karting, paintball and clay pigeon shooting at the Puddenhill Activity Centre, in Garristown.
Golfers staying at our self catering accommodation in Meath will have plenty of choice with an extensive variety of good courses in the county
Other outdoor activities on offer in the county include angling in at the nearby Boyne Valley Fishery rich in stocks of brown trout, wakeboarding at the Irish Aquatic Sports Centre, Summerhill, horse riding at Castle Hill Equestrian Centre, Julianstown or Bellewstown Stables, Duleek and plenty of interesting marked walking trails such as the Duleek Heritage Trail and the Boyne Ramparts Trail.
There is a strong equine tradition in this part of Ireland and Meath is famous for the wonderful horses it has produced. Enthusiasts can enjoy racing at the famous Fairyhouse Racecourse, Navan Racecourse or Bellewstown Raceourse the quite unique annual races on Laytown Strand where the beach is cordoned off as the tide goes out with the grandstand formed by steps cut into the sand dunes. Regular Show Jumping Grand Prix are regularly held at Broadmeadows Equestrian Centre, Ashbourne.
No visit to these holiday cottages and holiday homes in Meath is complete without a visit to the World Heritage Site of Newgrange, home to a Neolithic passage tomb constructed over 5000 years ago, making it older than Stonehenge! The tomb is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the winter solstice sun. There is an impressive visitors centre for both this main tomb and neighbouring Knowth and Dowth with guided tours around all three.
Our self catering accommodation in Meath, is the perfect base for a self catering holiday from which to enjoy all that Meath has to offer being also within easy reach of counties Dublin, Kildare, Westmeath and Louth. For those who wish to visit the capital but avoid the inconvenience of having a car in town, there are regular trains from Drogheda to Dublin.
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