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Fort Camden

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Address: Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
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Fantastic day out, one of corks real hidden gems

One of Corks hidden gems, the fort is a relative unknown when compared to some of the other attractions but it really is a great day out. The location is fantastic, perched on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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ibiza
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

One of Corks hidden gems, the fort is a relative unknown when compared to some of the other attractions but it really is a great day out. The location is fantastic, perched on a hill overlooking the worlds second largest natural harbour, on a sunny day there really is nowhere nicer to be, watching the boats and clouds roll by.... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Unfortunately the Fort was closed when we got there, out of season; But it did not stop us being able to admire the place from the outside. The uninterrupted views over the whole of Cork harbour are just magnificent. Spike Island, Whiddy, Whitegate, Cobh, and Cork can all be seen from up at the Fort. I would love to be... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The campus is lovely with excellent architecture and plantings. we had breakfast at the cafe in the Student Center which was very good and very reasonably.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

unbelievable views here. in crosshaven it is probably one of the prettiest towns in cork. Loads of boats and watersports to take part in. great plae!

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

absolutely mazing place with amazing view. Go there on nice sunny day to enjoy fort itself and nice area. You will enjoy underground tunnels as well. Be prepared for long walks:)

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Fort Camden isn't a place to visit once, it's a place to visit at least once a year during its open season. The volunteers who now run the fort are doing fantastic work revelling more and more each year of this truly remarkable site. Whenever we have visitors this is right at the top of places worth visiting. It's open... More 

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Goleen, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Well worth a visit for Military Historians and anyone interested in buildings. Run now by volunteers, and good displays that change from time to time. pity the metal ammo doors are missing !!

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Cork City, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A decommissioned British harbour fort of great interest to military history buffs. however it's a great way to spend an afternoon especially if the weather's fine the balcony outside what was once the non-commissioned officers mess, where refreshments are to be purchased, has a panoramic view of the entrance to Cork harbour

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Set on the top of a hill and yet covered almost completely in grass its something to see what engineering and architecture could achieve before computer aided design was invented

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loads of work done by the amazing volunteers but they have plans to do so much more. The re-enactments could do with more soldiers but very realistic. The cafe is fab with a superb view of the harbour. A must to return and check progress again

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