Sonairte

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Sonairte is an interactive visitor centre promoting ecological awareness and sustainable living. Sonairte was established in 1986 by members of the local community and concerned environmentalists to promote environmental awareness and education. Sonairte, which is situated in a farm complex of noteworthy historical interest on the banks of the River Nanny near Laytown (Co. Meath) covers ten acres and continues to grow as an environmental organisation, visitor attraction and educational facility.

Sonairte has been certified as an organic food producer with the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association since 1986 and has been teaching organic horticulture and providing courses in various aspects of environmental education ever since.
Events and Courses: An array of courses is available at Sonairte such as shrub pruning, arts and crafts and homeopathy. Visit our events page to find out more.
Visitor Attractions: Sonairte is home to a range of different activities and features for visitors. To find out more about our Organic Garden, Nature Trail and River Walk, Sunflower Café and Bee Boles Beekeeping Museum click here
Education: At Sonairte we work with groups from all backgrounds, ages and abilities, including schools, community groups, youth clubs. Our courses aim to provide information, education and practical skills on a range of topics, such as biodiversity, organic gardening and sustainable living. Find out more here

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As a registered educational charity, Sonairte relies on the support of environmentally responsible individuals and businesses to carry out its work and for its continued development. Join us now for discounts on courses, a regular newslatter and unlimited access to the centre.
Alternatively, see our website for more information on how to volunteer, donate or simply visit us!

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