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Mahee Island, Comber, Northern Ireland
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All reviews round tower information centre stunning views information boards great place to visit ruins tides strangford history visitors tranquility shore picnic century archaeology ireland stone
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Repeat visitor here - all seasons. Founded in the 5th century this place is over flowing with history. It is amazing for their time and the tools they had that they were able to build this place on such a beautiful spot. Grass was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is such a peaceful atmosphere here and still lots of interest to explore . The information boards are good and you can easily get a pretty good understanding of the layout from the remaining foundations . The setting is really outstanding !!

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Nendrum Monastic site, located on Mahee Island in Strangford Lough is free to visit. It boasts striking views, interesting though not extensive stone ruins (perhaps dating back to the 5th Century) and a small information centre providing a full history of Nendrum. Fascinating and definitely...More

Thank CiaraSlevin
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The site can be found by putting the postcode into satnav (BT23 6EP). The drive to the site is beautiful with stunning views all the way. The site itself is at the end of a lane way beside the water. It isn’t very big but...More

1  Thank juliewhitmon
Reviewed 5 July 2018

On the west side of Stangford Lough, in a tranquil island not to far from Comber, St Mochaoi established a monastery in the 5th century. Today, the remnants of a medieval stone church, evidence of clochans (beehive huts), the ruins of a round tower and...More

2  Thank Jose G
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot here - great drive out onto the little chain of drumlin islands - then at the monastery you can just sit and soak up the sunshine, and absorb the beauty of the place. Good views over the lough.

Thank clare r
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The drive down the narrow roads across Reagh Island onto Mahee Island makes the journey worth it and particularly interesting. People have been living on the shore of Strangford Lough since Neolithic times due probably to the mild microclimate here and the abundance of birds,...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Not far from Comber, and on the edge of Strangford Lough, this historic location is well sited and good to visit. After parking in the free Car Park the short climb up the hill to the top of the site is interesting, and rewarding, On...More

Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

What a situation, what history, what a great place to visit! Don't miss finding out about the fish traps in the bay by the car park and the way the monks used the tides...love it! Low key but lovely!

1  Thank Darrellcocup
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Nendrum Monastery is a really nice place. I cycled here a few times from Belfast along the country roads and lanes that lead to it. The remains of the monastery are beautiful and the place is very calm and relaxing. It overlooks parts of Strangford...More

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Ailsa L
28 June 2015|
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Response from moveagh | Reviewed this property |
Travelling from Comber towards Killyleagh take the first left leaving Comber(signed Castle Espie)Continue on that road until you reach Ardmillan. Look for junction with road to left signed Nendrum and Mahee Golf Club.Be... More
Ailsa L
28 June 2015|
Response from albert m | Reviewed this property |
Go onto the A23 at roundabout continue straight onto church hill then turn left onto the moss rd then sligth left onto lisbarnet rd then left onto killinchy rd/A22 1.5 miles turn right onto quarry rd 1.8 miles slight right... More