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The Saint Patrick Centre

Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4461 9000
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2-Hour Tour of Downpatrick including Saint Patrick Centre
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“cafe upstairs” (3 reviews)
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Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You notice the Saint Patrick centre before you enter it; the town of Downpatrick is a down at heel place, that is, it's the same as many ordinary towns and cities across Britain. It has a slightly run down feel to it, but as you...More

Thank casperdog777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit and, importantly, to begin a visit to the area. The Centre should be considered as the place in County Down to begin a visit to the area. Enjoy all it has to offer including the cafe and shop...More

Thank Mame C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This centre does a good job of telling the story of St Patrick. It also houses a nice gift shop, a lovely cafe and once you walk up the hill through the garden, you can visit St Patrick's grave and the cathedral, which is beautiful....More

Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I had never really thought about St. Patrick before and I learned so much in such an easy, well laid out way. Very interesting audio visual presentation so it was easy to follow!!

Thank rxmarsden
Reviewed 5 October 2017

As an American tourist, I was in full panic when I realized I lost my iPhone! Tim Campell not only found it but shipped my phone back to our hotel room. Tremendous place and a wonderful staff!

Thank jdskelly3
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very good exhibition, up to date centre and modern displays used to tell the story of St Patrick's life. Very enjoyable

Thank rabarscotlandUK
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Get a guided tour and give yourself some time (2-3hours) to see everything the centre has to offer. A very interesting place and understand how St.Patrick fits into the history of Ireland.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Our group had a tour of Saint Patrick's grave, the grounds around the centre and Saint Patrick Centre led by Dr. Tim Campbell. We also watched the video describing the history of Saint Patrick's life. It was all very interesting since I knew nothing about...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was a highlight on our group pilgrimage, Dr. Tim Campbell and his staff were very accommodating and the two hour tour of the Centre and surrounding area was exceptionally well done - so good we will bring our next group back here. The center...More

Thank JohnHornblow
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This convenient building just off the centre of Downpatrick houses not only the Downpatrick centre and tour, but the Downpatrick tourist office and a café and giftshop! If you're any kind of tourist to Downpatrick this place is a one-stop shop for history and information...More

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Tina W
22 October 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Hi Tina Yes we will hold your luggage behind reception while you visit. Best wishes St Patrick Centre Team
17 August 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Pets are welcome in the garden but only guide dogs are allowed in the building.
27 March 2017|
Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Hi Sarah. We advise that younger children are more stimulated by the IMAX experience than the main exhibition and would suggest this would be the best way to plan a visit.