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Situated in Kells, Co. Meath there is an abundance of activities, fishing, golf, walks in breathtaking scenery, country houses, gardens and monuments.

Kingscourt, Kells and Navan are close by, where you can enjoy evenings at some of the best hotels, restaurants and pubs in the country.


  • Fishing

    In abundance on the Blackwater, the Boyne, the Bororain in Moynalty, the Dee river and Whitewood lake.

  • Golf

    Some of the best courses in the country are close by, Headford in Kells and Royal Tara in Navan.

  • Walks the wonderful Boyne Vallley, the Hill of Tara etc.

  • Horse Racing at Proudstown, Navan.
  • Country Houses

    Visit some of the many country houses, it is a most enriching and relaxing way to spend some free time, the splendid Beau Parc, Slane Castle, Cabra Castle now a Hotel. Beaulieu, a glorious survivor of the Restoration Period and the cottage of poet, Francis Ledgwidge in Slane.


  • Gardens

    While away the hours in Ballinlough Castle, a wonderful Edwardian ornamental walled Garden in Clonmellon or stroll in Dun A Ri Forest Park at Kingscourt, and Butterstream Gardens in Trim.

  • Monuments

    The High Crosses and Round Tower of Kells, Hill of Tara, Newgrange with it's new Interpretative Centre, and Megalithic Tombs.
  • Historic Towns

    Nearby Kingscourt, Kells, Trim with it's Norman 11th century castle where "Braveheart" was made. Navan, the county town boasts a shopping mall, churches, first class Hotels, horse racing, golf clubs and specialist shops, contributing to an ideal day out.Dublin, 1 1/2 hour drive. Moving to Kilmainhamwood offers you a new beginning and opens up a new lifestyle including participation in the many nearby clubs and organisations. Your choice of pasttime is unlimited.


Kilmainhamwood and its surrounding area is not only a beautiful place to retire to but also has an abundance of first class leisure facilities, including excellent fishing, walks, horseracing and golf.

How far is the village to:

  • Kingscourt - 3 miles
  • Kells - 7 miles
  • Ardee - 14 miles
  • Slane - 19 miles
  • Newgrange - 24 miles
  • Cavan - 30 miles
  • Navan - 12 miles
  • Carrickmacross - 11 miles
  • Dublin - 35 miles


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