Tara Slí na Sláinte

Hill of Tara, Meath

About this listing

The Tara Slí (4.5Km), which is looped starts at the historic Hill of Tara once seat of the High Kings of Ireland with the Duchas Interpretive Centre and the newly erected statue of St. Patrick in the background. Take the road east to the townsland of Jordanstown which leads on to the main Dublin/Navan road, turn left along this road where there was once a Constabulary Barracks. Take another left turn off this road, walk for approximately 0.75Km where there is a Ring Fort to the right similar to Newgrange called Rathmiles. Continue walking and take another left turn and on the corner there is Castletown House. Continue walking up the Hill and on the right can be seen where the Banqueting Hall (Teach Miodhchuarta) once stood and further in to the right is Rath Grainne ráinne’s Enclosure) another Ring Fort. Continue walking back to the Hill of Tara carpark.

Trail Details

Hill of Tara, Meath


  • Walking
  • Hiking

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