Newgrange Lodge, County Meath, Ireland for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Big youth hostel accommodation sleeping 50 within the World Heritage site of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Newgrange Lodge, County Meath, Ireland, sleeps 10-50 in 23 bedrooms.

Formerly an old farmhouse, Newgrange lodge was lovingly restored to provide 5* standard hostel and Bed & Breakfast style accommodation. We also offer camping facilities on site on request.

We offer a mix of 18 double/twin rooms, 4 triple/family rooms and 40 dorm beds in a mix of 6, 8 & 10 bed dorms. Leader rooms are available. All of our accommodation is en suite with power showers, under floor heating and cable TV. Linens are all provided and breakfast is included in rates.

The Lodge is located just 5 mins off the main M1 Motorway linking to Dublin Airport (25 mins) and Dublin city centre (35 mins).

Due to our close proximity to the capital, the Lodge is an ideal place for large groups to have a comfortable and well equipped base even for day trips into the city. Great access without the hefty cost of accommodation.

We are also on the main thoroughfare to Belfast City - just 1.5 hours on the M1.

For groups visiting the world Heritage site of Newgrange Lodge, they can simply step across the road outside the Lodge to visit the centre. Also perfect for groups of primary and secondary school children, Girl Guides and Scouts, special interest groups and many more.

Our recently launched Eco-cation at Newgrange Lodge has been specifically developed to cater for youth groups in an educational, cultural and outdoor environment.


The lodge has both a commercially equipped kitchen for catering for larger groups and a smaller kitchen available for smaller groups.
Dining and lounge seating available for groups of up to 70 people. Alternatively, we now offer a brand new heated marquee facility.
Relax in our upstairs lounge area or in the sun room overlooking the central courtyard.
Sky TV and DVD facilities provided and music system available on request.
Free Wi-Fi in the communal areas including lounge area, dining area and reception/lobby. Complimentary Wifi is is also available in the bedrooms.
Our chill out area upstairs is a large cosy area with plenty of room for activities. or play pool or fusball in outside gaming area.
Underfloor heating throughout the building and a fire in the downstairs lounge area.
We offer 22 double/twin and family rooms. We also offer 4, 6, 8 & 10 bed multi dorm rooms. All bedrooms are en suite with underfloor heating and TVs.
Full linens supplied - including towels.
All rooms are en suite with power showers, underfloor heating. Rooms with bath tub facilities available on request.
Numerous bedrooms are available on the ground floor as are both kitchens, the lounge area and sunroom - all of which are disabled accessible.
We provide cots and extra bedding/beds for children if required and we have high chairs on site for meal times.
Outdoor decking area with BBQ facilities ,enjoy a picnic in the adjoining 7 acres surrounding the lodge. On site activities and kayaking provided.
There is no swimming pool.
Plenty of on site Car and Coach parking provided. Parking is free.
We offer a dedicated sheltered outdoor area for smokers which is furnished with seating and overlooks the courtyard. Smoking is not permitted indoors.
No pets allowed except for guide dogs.


Located off the M1 & 35 mins into Dublin City Centre & 90 mins to Belfast. 10 mins drive to the large town of Drogheda, Co Louth.25 minute drive to Dublin airport and easy access from Dublin port .
Newgrange Lodge is situated 1 minutes drive outside of Donore Village and 10 minutes drive from the large town of Drogheda, Co Louth.
A fully stocked village store is located 1 min drive (10 min walk) from the lodge. Snacks and beverages are available to purchase at reception.
A pub/fine dining restaurants are located in Donore Village (1 min drive), Slane village (10 min drive) & Drogheda town (10 min drive).

Booking Information

Dorm beds starting from £18 including breakfast and linens. Single, double, and family private rooms also available.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Co Meath
Drogheda train and bus stations are 10 minutes drive away.
Regional bus from Drogheda will drop off directly at the lodge.
Dublin Airport is located 25 minutes drive away and is easily accessible.

Rental Rates

Dorm beds are from £16 per person with breakfast and full linens included. Complimentary leader rooms available based on group numbers.

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Newgrange Lodge, County Meath, Ireland

Leon Kinsella

Joined us: 2014
+353 (0)419 882 478
Co Meath