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Heritage Sites

CityNorth is situated in the historic Boyne Valley 

Boyne Valley
The Boyne Valley, Birthplace of Ireland’s Ancient East, is a place steeped in history. Boyne Valley Tourism have a very informative website with lots of information of things to do in the area from historic tombs and castles, to gardens and canal greenways. 

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The Lark is Ireland’s newest, most innovative, entertainment venue. It is more than a concert hall or theatre – The Lark is the jewel in the crown of The Irish Institute of Music’s vision to create a self-sufficient, purpose built music campus, encompassing a music school, café, bar & restaurant, guest house and 400 seat music venue.

The Lark is perched on Church St. in Balbriggan, Dublin, and is a short 10 minute drive from CityNorth Hotel. The Lark has an annual calendar of music, drama and comedy events to thrill our guests when they visit at any time of the year.

You can avail of a discount on certain dates when you book with this link and produce your Lark ticket on check in.



Dublin City 

We are only 40km from the Centre of Dublin City, why not Pop in & Soak up some culture or wander off the beaten track and get your outdoor adrenaline rush as you explore Dublin again. 


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Kids & Family Activities

CityNorth Hotelis the ideal location to base your Family Break, we offer several Family Packages with Emerald Park and Dublin Zoo.  ALso available close to the hotel are water activities Funtasia Waterpark and Flynn Park.

Find a selection of our favourite family & kids activities in Meath, Louth, North County Dublin and Dublin City. 

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Local Beaches & Seaside Towns

CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre is locate near the Meath Coast, near some of the best beaches in Meath, Louth & North Dublin

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Skerries Watersports Academy
Skerries Watersports Academy provides lessons in Kitesurfing, Paddleboarding, Kayaking and Windsurfing. 
Please see more info here 

Skerries Paddle Tours
Skerries Paddle Tours offers small group Stand Up Paddle Board Tours of the Skerries Coastline.
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Flynn Park
A new addition to the area and a short 10 minute drive from CityNorth Hotel, Flynn Park offers a water trampoline park which offers great fun for all ages with wetsuits available for hire View details 

Cycling Routes

Meath Coast Loop
Length: 28.5km Duration: 1h27
Starting at CityNorth Hotel Continue on the R132, in 2.8Km Turn Right onto Mosney Rd, and in 1km turn left. Follow Coastview road to Laytown, in Laytown join the R150 through Bettystown. Follow the R150 & R151/Golf Linkd Rd through Mornington. Turn left on to the R150/Church Rd. At the T-junction turn right onto Colpe Rd, in 1.3km turn left and 450m turn right onto Pilltown Rd/L5615. In 750m turn left onto R132, continue through Julienstown & on to CityNorth Hotel.

Balbriggan & Skerries Loop
Length: 32.5km Duration: 1h47
Starting at CityNorth Hotel Continue on the R132, in 650m take the R132 exit ramp to Ballbriggan/Stamullen/Gormanston. In 6.7km turn left onto St Gorge’s Sq, continue left onto Hampton St and in 450m take a slight left onto Gibbons Terrace/R127. Turn Right onto Skerries Rd/R127, Follow R127 along Balbriggin coast, Ardgillan & Skerries Coast. Follow R127 through Skerries & turn left onto Grange Lodge Ave. Cointinue through Margaretstown, turn left onto Baltrasna & in 650m turn right onto Darystown Rd. Follow the road, at the T-junction turn right onto Coach Rd, in 1km turn left towards R132 & in 40m turn right onto R132. In 64m turn left & continue onto Clonard Rd & Flemmimgton Rd. Turn left onto R132 and return to the Hotel.

Golfing by the Sea

Seapoint Golf Club
Located at Seapoint, Termonfeckin, Louth. Read more

County Louth Golf Course Baltray
Located Baltray, Drogheda, Louth. Please see more info here

Bettystown & Laytown Golf Course
Located on Golf Links Rd, Bettystown, Meath. Please see more here

Retail Therapy

You will be spoilt for choice with shopping centres and niche clothing boutiques within a short drive of CityNorth Hotel.
To follow are some specific centres you might like to ramble around and indulge in some retail therapy:

Scotch Hall
Drogheda, Louth
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10 mins from CityNorth

Swords, Dublin
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20 mins from CityNorth

Blanchardstown Centre
Blanchardstown, Dublin
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25 mins from CityNorth


The Arc Cinema
Drogheda Town centre, West Street, Drogheda
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10 mins from CityNorth

Omniplex Drogheda
Boyne Shopping Centre, Drogheda
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10 mins from CityNorth

Omniplex Balbriggan
Mill St, Balbriggan
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5 mins from CityNorth

Movies @ Swords
Pavillions Shopping Centre, Swords
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20 mins from CityNorth

Odeon Blanchardstown
Blanchardstown Centre, Blanchardstown
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25 mins from CityNorth

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