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There is a saucy side to this place if you read between the lines

Well it actually says there was one bath house for both sexes work out What that means for yourself.

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
Secluded Site

This site is tucked away from the normal crowds. A former monastic settlement, and later a bath... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Nicole B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 Sep 2018
“There is a saucy side to this place if you read between the lines”
7 Aug 2018
“Secluded Site”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick BT30 6RA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Well it actually says there was one bath house for both sexes work out What that means for yourself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carnalbanagh
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This site is tucked away from the normal crowds. A former monastic settlement, and later a bath house, this was purportedly a place blessed by St. Patrick. Regardless, medieval pilgrims used to visit and stay here. "St. Patrick's Chair" is in the rock behind the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I live very close to this place and it’s centred right in the middle of Downpatrick, it houses a few wells, some of which can be dangerous for younger kids. The history is explained on a stand at the entry and it can be a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank eileen m
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Struell wells is a landmark my partner and I visit on a daily basis with our dog. The site is packed with history and has a great run for the dog. We enjoy our visit, however we would recommend lighting for the darker evenings and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank littleirishdude
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Situated just about 1-2 miles outside Downpatrick the site is an interesting place to visit, there are a few stone buildings and a few wells, there are descriptive signs next to a few of the building and one b4 you enter the outer wall. The...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Jayceeni
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Despite the rather damp day and mud underfoot it was a pleasure to visit this very interesting site. Fantastic to think that they have been ther for so long!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank TerryHolywood
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It was fun to wander around here and check out the wells. The architecture is interesting and the water is said to bring luck! Who knows if it did, but it's something interesting to see for free.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Christine E
Reviewed 28 March 2016

For anyone interested in Ireland's history or religious history,I think this is an absolute must see! I have lived in Ireland for over 40 years and only stumbled on this site recently. This really brings the story of saint Patrick to life- no visitor centre,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Carronade365
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Loved it here! This is a must see for history and architectural lovers! Great to see so much of the buildings and area still intact with amazing detail - unbelievable that it is not more popular! We were there for over an hour and did...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Princess_Leah_88
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Clean. Tidy. Well looked after. Plenty of parking. Very nice peaceful. Lovely place to take photos of loved ones. Lots of water. 5/5

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank TrillAssReviews
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