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Mellifont Abbey

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Address: Tullyallen | 10km north-west of Drogheda off the R168 (Drogheda-Collon Road), Drogheda, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 41 982 6459

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Stunning location

Beautiful location, the ruins are in superb condition- i didn't expect here to be so beautiful! it's definitely a must-see spot. Wonderfully peaceful and stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Drogheda, Ireland
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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location, the ruins are in superb condition- i didn't expect here to be so beautiful! it's definitely a must-see spot. Wonderfully peaceful and stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Difficult to find but well worth it! The ruins provide an interesting perspective on both 11th century monastic life as well as 16th century politics.

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Byfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A true delight of an age gone by. I found a bird's nest in a holy fount. Precious! Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped in today to visit this historic site. My wife and two boys and myself spent some time with our tour guide Frances who was more than happy to explain a few thing. Her knowledge of the Abby definitely took us back in time Thanks again Frances

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Very nice place to visit but fir all visitors not to leave anything visible in your car,while your visiting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A tour adds little to Old Mellifont abbey so go down between 5 and 8pm for a pleasent mooch about this truly beautiful ancient place with peace and quiet on your side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Here lies the ruins of a 13th century Abbey. It was enormous & is such an ancient ruin; it is fascinating. Part of Ireland's charm is places like this, rich with history & still standing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Easy to find and relatively close to other similar sites. Very enjoyable. We had the place to ourselves.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

enjoyed exploring the site; however, we didn't get to stay long as it started raining and sleeting. The little center was closed by the time we got there and we didn't get an opportunity to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I am fortunate to have this on my doorstep and I take full advantage. The scenery is stunning all year around. Plus the upkeep is a credit to all staff as the area is so large. I love it!

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Address: Tullyallen | 10km north-west of Drogheda off the R168 (Drogheda-Collon Road), Drogheda, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 41 982 6459
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda

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