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An interesting piece of history

Bridgetown priory is a hidden gem of history located close to Castletownroche and near one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Niall O
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Mallow, Ireland
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Very Old

Its a nice quiet place to visit, its very old and sadly in ruins but it is an interesting place to... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
BGPSLancs
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Bridgetown priory is a hidden gem of history located close to Castletownroche and near one of the old railway viaducts from the discontinued Mallow Waterford railway. The priory is very well kept, and has many intact walls and features that make force very interesting visit....More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Its a nice quiet place to visit, its very old and sadly in ruins but it is an interesting place to visit.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This place isn’t easy to find. Phone Nav will get you close, but keep a watch for signs. You might need to stop and ask for directions, but don’t give up!! Its absolutely worth the visit. This site is ancient and unreal! It is hauntingly...More

1  Thank GreggCochran
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Nestled at the bottom of the Nagle Mountains if you are a visitor you really need to search to find this location if you are a local as a child you probably fished or swan here in the river which runs next to the site....More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The American reviewers are not wrong on this one. I had to go see it myself as I thought the reviews were a bit too over the top. Sure enough, Bridgetown priory is absolutely amazing. I couldn't get over the place, its huge! the kids...More

1  Thank Garvan L
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is way off the beaten path but well worth it. Where else can you have extensive grounds of ancient ruins all to yourself. Really lovely and quite. Don't miss. You could have a great picnic there if you thought ahead, but we didn't!

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a remarkable ruin of an important medieval Priory. It is fairly well maintained despite it being off the beaten track and completely free. Excellent signage so it has a high educational value. The location is simply beautiful. Not to be missed if you...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We got this place all to ourselves for an afternoon and I could have spent multiple days returning. It was a beautiful heap of ruins, but gave you a wonderful feel for the place.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We discovered this site just googling around during our lunch break after visiting Cobh. It did not disappoint. The views driving in from Cobh were breathtaking. You could drive right up to the priory. No one was there but us and a couple of farmers...More

Thank waterwitch89
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This ruined monastery is worth a visit if you're in the Castletownroche area. There are signposts along the road, it was easy to find. You'll most likely have the place all to your self, apart from the wheeling crows. It's a beautiful site, tucked in...More

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