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Inch Abbey

Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9054 3034
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Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9054 3034
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"game of thrones"
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"information boards"
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"car park"
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"wedding photos"
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"gothic architecture"
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"beautiful ruins"
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"cistercian monastery"
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"peaceful spot"
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"steeped in history"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"steam train"
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"banks of the river"
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"sunny day"
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"local history"
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"beautiful location"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are genuinely interested in local history this stunning site will surprise and delight you, especially if you’re lucky enough to be there when the mist is rising from the Quoile River. Read, learn and enjoy. It’s beautiful. Sadly, its magic also attracted the...More

Thank lesfb14
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after visiting St. Patrick's grave and were very lucky to find the gates open at 6 p.m. So glad we were able to see it and we wandered around the ruins by ourselves. There are signs to narrate what you are seeing...More

Thank Betty K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated near the banks of the river Quoile with views of Down Cathedral in the background these old historic ruins have a special aura of calm.

Thank Pakal K
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Was by chance we stopped here but great choice... TBF it's only ruins but nicely kept and maintained.. Also was Robbs camp Riverun in GOT.. lovely Abbey and very peaceful

Thank tickers24
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Lovely little spot whether you arrive by car or take the train from Downpatrick as we did. Beautiful remains which are extremely well maintained. Take a picnic and enjoy an hour or two to unwind.

Thank Terence K
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We visited as it was on our journey, nice 20 minute stop and also one of the game of thrones locations which is why we stopped, Not much here but still nice place to spend a short time.

Thank Southwestpt
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The Abby is established in XII century and ruined 400 years later. It is a miracle that the erected walls are still standing, even though the Abby is abandoned in XVI century. The scenery around is magnificent and not so many people visit this place....More

Thank Shimnik
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Really enjoyed our trip to Inch Abbey - very interesting plaques with information about the history of the Abbey - beautiful surroundings also.

Thank david g
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Very picturesque area in quite setting next to the river. Good if you like to take photos even when its wet. The only thing I would say is make sure you have nothing on show of any value in your car as there have been...More

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed visiting this place, but it was somewhat underwhelming. I wish that I had taken more time to learn about the history, but the weather was terrible when I visited. The ruins are from the 12th and 13th centuries. This is also where they...More

Thank Justin G
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Carryn S
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Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
If you follow the signpost down the little road, there is a carpark at the graveyard just beside the abbey
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