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Tobernalt Holy Well

Address: Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-71-61201
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Ranked #5 of 73 Attractions in Sligo
Type: Historic Sites, Bodies of Water, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Historic Sites, Bodies of Water, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Sligo, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Holy Well in Tobernalt just outside Sligo Town is well worth a visit if your looking to shrug off the pressures of Daily Life even if just for a few Moments...the Minute you enter the low Walled Grounds it's like stepping into another World of Peace and Tranquility...from the sound of the running Stream that runs through the Grounds... More 

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Redding, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A beautiful place for quiet reflection whether you practice in religion or not. The symbols are well-kept and simultaneously rustic in setting. Makes for nice pictures and looking inwards.

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Strandhill, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place is unique in terms of peace and reflection. Have brought a number of visitors there through the years and it is always me who realizes just how special this place is.

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had never heard of it but followed some road signs to see where they took us. Very peaceful surroundings. So much packed into such a small place but yet in no way over crowded. In the short time we were there we saw many come and pay a quick visit - Obviously a popular venue for a quick prayer... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
82 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The holy well is a much loved attraction within the family, and I was very excited to go there! The well is very quaint and surrounded by a mythical woodland enclosure. Although you cannot drink the water due to chemical contamination, there are also candles with can be lit in memory of those we loved. It's worth a stop by,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Nice place to relax and reflect. We were told you could cleanse your soul if you walked barefoot through the stream at the bottom of the sight. Who knows, but we did it anyway. Worth a stop when you are on the Lough Gill loop.

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Co. Sligo, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Despite having a strong emphasis on the Marian figure tradition this is a place to come, listen and reflect. The running waters are very relaxing. Come here and stay awhile in silence. Very soothing. Light candles too for your prayers, and their lighted presence also adds the the incredible ambiance her.

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Rosslare Harbour, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place was so peaceful and beautiful all you hear are the birds singing a great place for quiet prayer.

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Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is just beautiful and not to be missed it's so peaceful and tranquil, it was a bit hard to find but well worth the effort, I wouldn't advise going there on a Sunday morning (to busy) unless you wanted to attend mass.

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Smithville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I was blown away with this small and out of the way area. As soon as I saw it I loved it. I was able to take the time to do some self reflection and prayer.

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