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Address: Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9054-3034

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Beautiful Romantic Historical Site

Rich history in beautiful surroundings! Don't need to be a Game of thrones fan to appreciate site. Easily envision weddings and other romantic celebrations here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Jensen Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Rich history in beautiful surroundings! Don't need to be a Game of thrones fan to appreciate site. Easily envision weddings and other romantic celebrations here.

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Portland, Oregon
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The ruins of Inch Abby sit in the valley with beautiful views of Downpatrick. It is a beautiful place and was used in Game of Thrones for a few scenes in season 1 and 2.

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Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Inch Abbey is a ruined Abbey featured in Game of Thrones, and not very busy at all...you can have the site all to yourself. lovely views across the water to DownPatrick Cathedral.

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broughshane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice peaceful and picturesque location...and it's free. If your lucky you might even see a pine marten.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

No wonder it's been a monastic place; there is a sense of peace you attain the moment you reach here. The lush green surrounding, the river by the side & the beautiful St. Patrick's church view. Tip: It's by the road on Downpatrick & takes 15 mts for a quick stop & an hour max for indulging

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Bangor Co Down
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This very well preserved abbey has a wonderful atmosphere and the huge ruins look so well beside the river Quoile. One would think that the monks only left recently as their way of life is very well described on the notices.Car park and railway from Downpatrick on occasion.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was also part of our Game of Thrones tour. This is practically undiscovered by tourists (so far) and is practically untouched.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Enjoyed a brief visit as Game of Throne nerds. Impressive arched windows. Not a huge lot to see, but good ruins and. River view.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you're driving from Belfast the Abbey ruins are signposted from the main road just before you come to Downpatrick. Watch out carefully though, I've almost whizzed past and I know the location fairly well. Once down the bumpy road, you come to the car park, which is opposite an old graveyard. You then walk through a gate to reach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The ruins are beautiful, as is the view across the water to Saint Patrick's Cathedral and the location is well worth a visit. In summer it is busy with families having picnics and sun worshipers. Off season it is tranquil and an ideal place to walk, take photographs, or simply take the time to think.

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Address: Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9054-3034
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Downpatrick

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