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Cromwell's Bridge

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Address: Bridge Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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interesting and quaint

Easily found, pretty and quaint. Its around 800 years old, the name Cromwell doesnt refer to Oliver Cromwell, but has morphed into that from an old Gaelic name. it has a very... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gorgeous views - very clever planting nearby - nobody should leave Kenmare without visiting this bridge

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Thank Mags M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Easily found, pretty and quaint. Its around 800 years old, the name Cromwell doesnt refer to Oliver Cromwell, but has morphed into that from an old Gaelic name. it has a very nice setting, its a free attraction, and its amazing to think that it still stands after so many centuries. i wonder how many of our newer bridges will... More 

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Thank Gordy92
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This bridge was right behind where we stayed at Cromwell Court. The kids loved scrambling up and down it. It was a really neat old bridge with lots of history.

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Thank MaggieChicago_IL
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When i went to see my nan and grandad.there were so meny places to play.Wwere always playing on cromwells bridge.Great place to go and see its very old.

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Thank ejodonoghue
Bow, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This takes 2 minutes to see, but is a nice cute old bridge that is worth stopping to see. Nothing to do with Oliver Cromwell as you'll find out when you read the sign, but still fun to see anyway.

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Thank ElauNH
austin, tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This little stone bridge has been here since the 11th century, which, to me, is simply amazing. It is easy to find, and will only take 5-10 minutes of your time. And if you are brave enough, you can still use it to cross over the river!

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Thank trawicki
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This town had lots of stones, and the bridge was built with stones and arched very interesting. Kind of hard to climb on, but its more for looks. The town was a good place to roam around with interesting buildings.

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Thank itcheetam
Pleasanton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

You don't need long here 10 minutes. Stop for a quick picture and go. Super cute picture! It was just a couple minutes form out bed and breakfast.

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Thank Craig M
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

a little walk from the town centre. really interesting construction. worth seeing, doesn't take long though

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

To be clear, this bridge is not named for Oliver Cromwell! It is a version of a local Gaelic saying that has been adapted over time. Beautiful image over a little River. Walking distance from the village center. Great for pictures .

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