Struell Wells
Struell Wells
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frankm654
Banbridge, UK1,077 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Solo
Been a few times and it is easy to access in Downpatrick. Interesting to see the ancient holy wells a d bath houses. The water flows out, as if from nowhere and cascades down in one of the wash houses. Must have been freezing though. The drinking well has been gated for obvious reasons. The remains of the church are still to be seen. Reading about it and placing your mind into the place of the holy monks is inspiring. It is a spiritual place if you seek it. Some just use it to exercise dogs now. Well worth a visit.
Written 16 August 2022
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Sarah M
Dorset, UK18 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 3 August 2021
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Annie
Belfast, UK101 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 5 April 2021
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irishgirl61
Belfast, UK475 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Solo
Just down the road from but. It has been on my visit list for years. First week of lockdown I ventured down the road for a walk after work. Not crowded and well maintained all grass cut and tidy. Decent car park and the info signs give you all the info. Hard to believe the building are so old. Nice for a wee walk or even a picnic. Peaceful and off the road.
Written 6 June 2020
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daanddo
Lehigh Valley, PA875 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 15 June 2019
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Carnalbanagh
Carrickfergus, UK523 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Solo
Well it actually says there was one bath house for both sexes work out What that means for yourself.
Written 16 September 2018
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Nicole B
Porto Alegre, RS985 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Family
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 site, but you have to traverse a farmer's field to get to it. Free.
Written 7 August 2018
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eileen m
28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Solo
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 tranquil place to visit outside school holidays.. worth a visit..
Written 11 January 2018
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James
Downpatrick, UK21 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Couples
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 the path into the site of the wells to be maintained to a high standard.
Written 10 September 2017
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Jay C
Belfast, UK82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 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 24 June 2017
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