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Lovely walk on a fresh day and interesting little attraction and piece of Irish days gone by

Good wee walk and the very small museum and house with the lock and its history is worth it. A few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
County Monaghan, Ireland
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Wanted to walk somewhere different so based on reviews we went here. Not being from the area we... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good wee walk and the very small museum and house with the lock and its history is worth it. A few years ago this place was a dump, everything was rotting away and it was a real shame. Now the council have respected the place...More

Thank Glennieboy75
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Wanted to walk somewhere different so based on reviews we went here. Not being from the area we used google maps to guide us. However, it said we'd arrived but all we could see was a ditch. Nevertheless we drove on and parked on the...More

1  Thank julesthereader
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We walk regularly on the tow path and it's one of our favourite local places, usually very peaceful and easy walking on a flat, well maintained surface. I also cycle there. Moneypenny's lock is a few miles from Tesco carpark or it can be accessed...More

Thank DebsB
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Tow Path Starts in Portadown & ends in Newry quite a long walk, but after you leave Portadown a few miles along you will come to Moneypenny's Lock. |A little piece of history preserved to remind us of the past. Just past Moneypenny's Lock...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great little walk to and back from here. Very quiet and not many people about. Great place to head if you want some peace and quiet. If you're lucky, you might get to see a little kingfisher bird.

Thank arronk372
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A very pleasant place to start your journey along the towpath of the Newry canal. Parking is handy if you're value walker as there is spaces close by.this house used to be a lock keepers house who opened and closed the lock gates when the...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

After your Sunday dinner, this wee spot is great to help walk it off. I never knew about this place until last year, Now we go often.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I am a social member and find it a very enjoyable place to frequent staff and members are very friendly and bar rices are reasonable also

Thank doogledunc
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I walked along the Bann Tow Path with my parents and teenage children from the bottom of Tesco's Car Park. I have also done it from the People's Park. Beautiful at any time of the year. You'd be surprised at what you can see. The...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nice pleasant walk , along the canal path, plenty of wild life, nice place to have a picnic, dogs are also welcome, lovely to see how nice and clean the canal path was, there were some people fishing, also the perfect place for a bike...More

1  Thank Lynne M
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