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Inch Abbey

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Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful and understated site with considerable historical interest. The information boards are superficial so for those with interest but without knowledge it might be frustrating.

Thank EmmaE1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inch castle beautiful place for family picnic.Whenthere seem to be a game of thrones tour all the tourist were in game of thrones custroms.

Thank jamesmatthews17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So it's the remains of a very old abbey. Pretty cool. Wondering how they managed to build this stuff years ago. But the kids really enjoyed all the visitors dress up from the GOT tour

Thank FoodJames
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The buildings are from the 12-13th centuries and when I was there a couple was having their wedding photos taken. Really beautiful place. If you are a GOT fan, this is where Rob was made king of the North, but that was not the draw...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Pity we couldn't enjoy this beautiful place without being surrounded by dogs off leads and irrisponsible owners letting them poo everywhere and not cleaning it up. Nothing worse... we didn't even spend ten minutes here.

Thank Ethna L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 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

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

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 BettyK887
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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
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
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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Carryn S
1 July 2017|
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