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Address: Cappoquin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (0)58 54404

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Peaceful

It's a little bit like stepping back a few decades to when the pace of life was slower. While Mt. Melleray is a Catholic Church it is open to people of all or no faith to visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It's a little bit like stepping back a few decades to when the pace of life was slower. While Mt. Melleray is a Catholic Church it is open to people of all or no faith to visit. Visit here and you'll come away feeling better in yourself.

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Clonmel, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Mount Melleray is a wonderful peaceful place with the most amazing views and is a lovely place to go and stroll in the gardens/climb to the cross with the most amazing views of the Knockmealdown mountains. The Abbey is beautiful & the Monks are so kind & welcoming. There is a car-park, toilets, cafe & shop as well as the... More 

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Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This Abby is a lovely place to visit and have a walk around. We also took the walk up the mountain to the cross about 20 from Abby carpark

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Mount Melleray was a place of pilgrimage for many years between the 1950's and 1980's and perhaps before. If you are lucky the newer of the two chapels will be open. This is beautifully maintained and the monks prayer stalls and the altar are wonderful; there is an air of real holiness and sanctity. The second and older chapel is... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The cross was erected in 1950. The hike to it takes you through several different types of terrain which makes it very interesting. The Abbey itself was very beautiful and worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I liked mellery and the monks sooooh peacefully I didn't have to eat out as the Toby provided fresh home cooked meals

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We were disappointed that no link appeared to have been made in the exhibition/ interpretive centre to the design features of the church or the stain glass windows. Similarly the shop is full of kitsch and sadly does not stock simple cards with reproductions of the monastery or the chapel windows. The cafe was closed without explanation and the toilets... More 

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Delvin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Love this area especially this time of year as all the hydrangeas are in full bloom in countryside around the abbey. Lovely for walks and picnics.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Mount Melleray Abbey is such a beautiful historic place to visit, the peace and views from the Abbey are stunning. The Monks were really welcoming and sweet, it’s a shame there are so few of them left. The grounds are immaculate, there are some fantastic scenic walks you can enjoy or alternately you can visit the little museum to learn... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

while visiting friends and family we went to mount melleray abbey.its a lovely peacefull place,fantastic views and very friendly people.we then on to drive by the vee.what a lovely area for cyclists and hikers with loads of mountains and lakes .

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Address: Address: Cappoquin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (0)58 54404
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Cappoquin

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