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An early Christian monastic gem

This is one of my favourite places. To stand where the monks stood over a thousand years ago and... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016

Love to head down here on a nice evening Do peaceful and relaxing Dogs love to explore Lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is one of my favourite places. To stand where the monks stood over a thousand years ago and imagine the order and organisation. Up to a hundred monks growing food, keeping animals and designing the worlds earliest tidal powered mill to grind their flour...More

1  Thank weebarney
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Love to head down here on a nice evening Do peaceful and relaxing Dogs love to explore Lovely views of strangford Historic sight

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I am fortunate to live nit to far away from Nendrum and would visit at least once a week. I have never been bored of the beauty of its natural location as it commands the view of Strangford Lough. The site itself is well kept...More

2  Thank jonahj46
Reviewed 26 April 2016

An excellent of example of monastic life in times gone by. Well kept and maintained and very impressive location. The staff are good and the Audio Visual is informative

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Fascinating place, circular walls and some ancient ruins, with a great ancient sundial. The views from the top are fantastic too.

1  Thank angelsSydney
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We visited Nendrum while out for a 'Sunday drive' and quite literally stumbled upon it. There are great views across the water and the story and ruins are most fascinating. Definitely a picnic destination with the family!

Thank Arby2B
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We come here often with the dog for a good walk around and a fun drive there and back. There are some information points around the site though there is a small information centre with WC on the edge of the site. The views around...More

Thank ssbrown2015
Reviewed 10 January 2016

On a fine day, this site can be absolutely magical. It's not that far from several large towns, but it has retained something of its former function as a place of retreat. The ruins are interesting, though not so much has been preserved. However, it's...More

Thank Cardorojo
Reviewed 12 November 2015

A beautiful place at the end of a winding country road that has numerous natural & historical sites. Stunning views of Strangford Lough and it numerous islands. The small museum is a must visit & is suitable for all ages. There is no cafe so...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A nice stroll around the grounds with magnificent views. A very good visitors centre that fully explains the history of the site and how the monks lived.

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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