Greenways, Blueways and Hill Walks

Greenways, Blueways and Hill Walks

The Boyne Valley has several Greenways and Blueways along rivers, canals and hills.

Boyne Greenway 

Family walking along Boyne Greenway

Running 1.9km from Dominic's Park on the south bank of the River Boyne near the Bridge of Peace in Drogheda, the Boyne Greenway takes you along the river by bike or on foot, close to the Mary McAleese Cable Bridge and then along the Boyne Canal to the Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre at Oldbridge. 


Boyne Valley to Lakelands County Greenway

Nobber Greenway

A 30km walkers' and cyclists' paradise along the route of the old railway line from Navan in Co. Meath to Kingscourt in Co. Cavan.

This Greenway runs from Navan to Kingscourt through the villages of Gibbstown, Wilkinstown, Castletown, Nobber and Kilmainhamwood. 


The Royal Canal Greenway

Family Cycling along Canal Greenway

The enchanting Royal Canal Greenway is 130km of level towpath, ideal for walkers, runners and cyclists of all ages and stages. The Meath section spans 22km passing through Enfield, Longwood and Hill of Down. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside as you ramble along this fantastic trail.


Hillwalking at Loughcrew

Loughcrew Cairns

Start Point of Walk:

Loughcrew Cairns, Corstown, Oldcastle, Co. Meath.

Guided tours in summer months.

Description of route:


Length and duration of walk:


Difficulty Level:

Medium to difficult challenge. Please wear sensible footwear, and be aware of slippery slopes and mud.


The Loughcrew Complex are smaller in scale than the monuments of Newgrange, Knowth & Dowth however are 5000 years old. Stunning views await the visitor.

Proximity to tourist service facilities:

Oldcastle and Kells are close by

Where is information on walking here is available:

Tourist Information in Oldcastle Kraft Kaffee and Tourist Point and Kells Courthouse Tourism and Cultural Hub


For details of these amazing trails and more see the Boyne Valley website