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Struell Wells

Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick BT30 6RA, Northern Ireland
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Secluded Site

This site is tucked away from the normal crowds. A former monastic settlement, and later a bath... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole B
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Peaceful if you go at the right time

I live very close to this place and it’s centred right in the middle of Downpatrick, it houses a... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
eileen m
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1 week ago
“Secluded Site”
Jan 11, 2018
“Peaceful if you go at the right time”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick BT30 6RA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is tucked away from the normal crowds. A former monastic settlement, and later a bath house, this was purportedly a place blessed by St. Patrick. Regardless, medieval pilgrims used to visit and stay here. "St. Patrick's Chair" is in the rock behind the...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

I live very close to this place and it’s centred right in the middle of Downpatrick, it houses a few wells, some of which can be dangerous for younger kids. The history is explained on a stand at the entry and it can be a...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Struell wells is a landmark my partner and I visit on a daily basis with our dog. The site is packed with history and has a great run for the dog. We enjoy our visit, however we would recommend lighting for the darker evenings and...More

1  Thank littleirishdude
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

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...More

1  Thank Jayceeni
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

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!

1  Thank TerryHolywood
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

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.

1  Thank Christine E
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

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,...More

1  Thank Carronade365
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Reviewed March 19, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Princess_Leah_88
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Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Clean. Tidy. Well looked after. Plenty of parking. Very nice peaceful. Lovely place to take photos of loved ones. Lots of water. 5/5

1  Thank TrillAssReviews
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Reviewed November 4, 2015

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...More

1  Thank Daytripper24182
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