Struell Wells
Struell Wells
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Sarah M
Dorset, UK19 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
Nice place to visit as a child and quaint as you could take the water form the "magical" wells and walk into the Roma Baths, sadly they are all locked up, not much to see other than a few roman well kept buildings and some information on the site - worth walking around the local area and the wishing seat if you can find it close by, no more than 30 minute visit, but will always come back with my own family for a nostalgic visit
Written August 3, 2021
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daanddo
Lehigh Valley, PA922 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
This site was an ancient healing well, later becoming a monastic settlement with healing baths. The off the beaten track site, is quiet (we were the only ones there), with good signage explaining the history of Struell Wells. The well preserved buildings, are surrounded by a multitude of naturally growing healing herbs (Hawthorn, Elder Flower,
Meadowsweet, Horsetail, Water Speedwell and many more)
Written June 15, 2019
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Jay C
Belfast, UK84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2016 • Family
Situated just about 1-2 miles outside Downpatrick the site is an interesting place to visit, there are a few stone buildings and a few wells, there are descriptive signs next to a few of the building and one b4 you enter the outer wall. The site has a good road to it and a car park big enough for 6-8 cars maybe more. I have visited this site so many times 30+ as a child and adult. It's a open area great for kids to run around with supervision , if the day is good bring a picnic and enjoy the fresh air.
Written June 24, 2017
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TerryHolywood
Holywood24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Couples
Despite the rather damp day and mud underfoot it was a pleasure to visit this very interesting site. Fantastic to think that they have been ther for so long!
Written March 5, 2017
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Christine E
Bridgeport, CT297 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015 • Friends
It was fun to wander around here and check out the wells. The architecture is interesting and the water is said to bring luck! Who knows if it did, but it's something interesting to see for free.
Written April 21, 2016
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Carronade365
Belfast, UK16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2015 • Family
For anyone interested in Ireland's history or religious history,I think this is an absolute must see! I have lived in Ireland for over 40 years and only stumbled on this site recently. This really brings the story of saint Patrick to life- no visitor centre, no flashing lights, just raw history. Amazing.
Written March 28, 2016
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Leah_88
Luton, UK21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2016 • Family
Loved it here!
This is a must see for history and architectural lovers!
Great to see so much of the buildings and area still intact with amazing detail - unbelievable that it is not more popular!
We were there for over an hour and did not see one other person there the entire time.
Can also climb up to St Patrick's Chair if you are up for a climb!
Written March 19, 2016
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TrillAssReviews
Donaghadee, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2016
Clean. Tidy. Well looked after. Plenty of parking. Very nice peaceful. Lovely place to take photos of loved ones. Lots of water. 5/5
Written March 1, 2016
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Daytripper24182
Belfast, UK615 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015 • Couples
We had a short visit on Hallowe'en during the late afternoon as the light was beginning to fade.

This attraction is well signposted, but as you head deeper into the countryside, and the roads get windier and continue to narrow, you could easily miss the final sign if you don't pay attention.

The ruins, which include the shell of a church, are well maintained, and there's nothing more restful than the sounds of running water. You do get a sense of peace and spirituality, like the rest of the features on the St Patrick's Trail.

Struell Wells would be a nice spot for a picnic on a warm day. For me, it's not as delightful as Inch Abbey, but I would return. This site is well maintained, with helpful noticeboards, but there are no toilets on site.
Written November 4, 2015
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Annie
Belfast, UK94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
Just saw the signpost for Struell Wells and decided to have a look...a beautiful place and so peaceful. We even collected some water from the well to take home.
Written April 5, 2021
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