Rock Farm Slane

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Green Travel & CO2 Offsetting

As an Eco-Tourism destination Rock Farm Slane offers you one of the greenest travel experience on the island of Ireland. We have teamed up with Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) to offer you rail travel and The Electric Escapes Ireland network of EBike (Electric Bike) hire from anywhere in the country.

We don’t stop people traveling by car to Rock Farm Slane. However, we would encourage you to off-set your associated carbon emissions by inviting you to SPONSOR A TREE and plant one on the farm during your stay.

Travel by Rail:

We would strongly encourage you to travel by rail and can provide advanced booking services for the Dublin to Belfast Enterprise service

See Irish Rail link to timetables here.

Arriving at Drogheda (Mac Bride) Station – we can meet you, take your luggage and provide you with Electric Bikes to make your onward journey to our campsite. The route from Drogheda Station to Rock Farm Slane takes in both the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange) and The Battle of the Boyne at Oldbridge. So we would encourage you to make a day of it with the bikes. Please see our Electric Bikes page for details on Self-guided and Guided tours.

Travel By Bus:

Slane is serviced by the following Bus/Coach services on a frequent basis

  • Collins Coaches – Dublin City Centre – Direct to Slane – See timetables here
  • Bus Eireann – operates a service from Dublin Airport to Drogheda Bus Depot where you can connect to the service to Slane (Bus #190). See Bus Eireann website to plan your route

Travel by Bike:

Rock Farm Slane is a bike friendly destination. If you would like to make us a stop on your bike tour, please contact us in advance so that we can help you with suitable and interesting routes from a variety of starting points (e.g. Dublin, Belfast, The West). We are also able to provide secure parking, bike pumps and workshop space for those travelling with their own bikes. Please contact us in advance.

How do I calculate my travel carbon footprint?

Rock Farm Slane has access to a Carbon Credit protocol for calculating the carbon footprint of your journey. There are also other websites where you can do this yourself: