Hotel near Newgrange
Newgrange is a 5,200-year-old passage tomb and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bru na Boinne, as the site is known in Irish, was originally built by Stone Age farmers who prospered off the land 5,200 years ago.
Newgrange is unique as on the Winter Solstice each year the passage and chamber align with the rising sun to create a beam of light that illuminates the interior. The site also has many examples of megalithic art, the most striking of which is the large entrance stone.
Newgrange is a Stone Age monument meaning it’s older than both Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids. The site held great importance for its creators and would have been an ancient temple where important occasions were marked such as burials and rituals.
Accommodation in North Dublin
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is a 35-minute drive from Newgrange and is a great base to explore the surrounding area of North County Dublin and Meath. You can also enjoy the ease of access to Dublin city centre, 15 minutes drive from the hotel.