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

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Peaceful & beautiful

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Clonmel, Ireland
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Clonmel, Ireland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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196 reviews 196 reviews
40 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Cork, Ireland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This is a beautiful historic religious site. The church is currently being renovated but still lots to see. There is an audio visual presentation and a little museum to learn more about the area and its history. Lots of scenic walks to enjoy and a little coffee shop available for refreshments.

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