Things To Do In Trim

About Trim

The name Trim derives from the Irish name 'Baile Atha Troim', which translates as 'the town of the ford of the alder trees' and its origin dates back to the 5th. Century A.D.  Trim is a small heritage town located in the County of Meath, on the banks of the beautiful river Boyne.  It is about 45km. (28 miles) North-West of Dublin. Its location means that it is within forty five minutes of Dublin City Centre and Dublin International Airport and is easily accessible to the M3, M4 and M50. For directions click here.

Trim is a town steeped in history, and its magnificent skyline is dominated by the finest and largest Anglo Norman Castle in Ireland. In more recent times however Trim is famed for the location filming in 1994 of the Oscar Award Winning Movie 'Braveheart' staring Mel Gibson. Trim Castle has now been successfully restored to its former glory and a tour of the Castle is highly recommended

Trim Town has the perfect blend of mixing old with new. It has cosy eateries, elegant boutiques and superb sporting facilities including a host of excellent golf courses. The residents take enormous pride in their town with Trim regularly achieving high accolades in various Tidy Town Competitions. A short stroll around this picturesque town will reveal many dramatic floral displays and window boxes overflowing with riotous colour in the summertime. A warm welcome awaits you!

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