1690: the largest battle ever fought on Irish Soil.

In 1690, King William III clashed with his father-in-law, King James II, on the River Boyne at Oldbridge, County Meath. There were 36,000 men on the Williamite side and 25,000 on the Jacobite side, the largest number of troops ever deployed on an Irish battlefield. The British throne, French dominance in Europe, and religious power in Ireland were at stake. William was victorious – and the continent was changed forever. The visitor centre is now situated on the battleground itself in a recently restored eighteenth-century house and contains original weapons and a laser model of the battlefield.

  • Walled Garden at Oldbridge House
  • Guided Tours
  • Original weapons and a laser model of the battlefield

Open Daily Year Round

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Admission Rates Apply

Adult: €5.00
Group/Senior: €4.00
Child/Student: €3.00
Family: €13.00
Free admission to the grounds and Walled Garden (battle site walkways).

Useful Information
  • Guided Tours
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Car Park
  • Café
  • Gift Shop
Getting There

Exit 9 on the M1 or via Donore Village

Map Location: 53.723382, -6.423466
Contact Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre – Oldbridge Estate

Oldbridge House, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath, Ireland

Eircode: A92 CY68
T: 041-980 9950
W: heritageireland.ieplaces-to-visitbattle-of-the-boyne-visitor-centre-oldbridge-estate
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