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Cycling -- You can rent bikes from the Boyne Valley Activities, Trim, Co. Meath(tel. 086/734-2585; www.boynevalleyactivities.ie). The cost is around €20 per day.

Golf -- The Headfort Golf Club, Kells (tel. 046/924-0146; www.headfortgolfclub.ie), has two courses and its greens fees are €45 to €70 weekends, depending on the time of year. Even more reasonably priced is the par-73 County Meath Golf Club, Trim (tel. 046/943-1463; www.countymeathgolfclubtrim.ie), with greens fees of €20 to €35. If you prefer links courses, the Laytown and Bettystown Golf Club, Bettystown (tel. 041/982-7170; www.landb.ie), charges greens fees of €40 weekdays, €45 weekends.

Horseback Riding -- Visitors can expect to pay an average of €25 per hour for trekking or trail riding in the countryside. To arrange a ride, contact the Kells Equestrian Centre, Kells (tel. 046/924-6998; www.kellsequestrian.com).

Watersports & Adventure Sports --  The Boyne Valley Activities, Trim, Co. Meath(tel.086/734-2585; www.boynevalleyactivities.ie) has a wealth of outdoorsy activities to keep thrill seekers happily occupied, including whitewater rafting, kayaking, archery and high ropes.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.