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Vinegar Hill

Parnell Road, Enniscorthy, Ireland
+353 53 923 7596
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INTERESTING HISTORY GREAT VIEW

vinegar hill itself is only a large hill,but its place in irish history is immovable,1500 people... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
pizhuttn13
,
Dublin, Ireland
Difficult access

Access to the hill car park is via a long single track country lane with virtually no passing... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Malgy
,
Glasgow
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“car park” (9 reviews)
“steep climb” (4 reviews)
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Parnell Road, Enniscorthy, Ireland
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+353 53 923 7596
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

vinegar hill itself is only a large hill,but its place in irish history is immovable,1500 people were butchered by the british army here in 1798 and the bodies remained on the hill as relatives were afraid to claim them for fear of also being killed...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Access to the hill car park is via a long single track country lane with virtually no passing places. Don't attempt it if reversing a car is not your forte. However, once you reach the car park there is ample parking. For the fit, I...More

Thank Malgy
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

If you get a decent day, this is definitely worth a visit. The historical aspect is sad as so many lots their lives but the scenery is amazing, you would sit there for hours and just move around a little to catch a different county.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited this spot to get a perspective on the early battles. But throughout the hill were many people walking their dogs, children exercising with their parents and lots and lots of conversation with the local people. Parking is available and on the small road...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were privileged to have a local guide to explain the historic significance of Vinegar hill. At the top is an amazing view of the town and countryside. It can be cold as it's very exposed so take some warm clothes. On our visit it...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Worth taking the 20 min. walk from town to see this historic site. An incredible panorama of the region.

Thank shameockwave
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A family gathering during a trip home. Beautiful place to view the countryside and take photos of the surrounding area.

Thank dpmacken
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We visited this by car, as it is a very steep climb, and we definitely weren't fit enough to walk it. You cannot climb to the top of the hill, but you can park near the top, and make the most of the lovely views...More

Thank MandyH2604
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Easy to find and get there. Very historical loved it. Stunning views of the town and countryside. Learned a lot about the battle and the area. Enjoyed the climb up and got some great photos.

Thank Anita S
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

If You have even half an interest in Irish History this is a must see . It is very acessable and well worth a visit . A background of Father Murphy from Old Kilcormack adss more interest

Thank robertshill81
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bibimcd
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Response from Ivor S | Reviewed this property |
as you drive north along east bank of river Viniger hill is signposted about 200 yards on your right. just then follow the road up the hill i to small lsnd to car park.
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