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Spire of Lloyd

Commons of Lloyd, Kells, Ireland
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Beautiful Tower and View

Really enjoyed an early morning walk around the Spire of Lloyd and Peoples Park area. it is a short... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Bozeman-Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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monuments dating from c 900 AD...lovely stonework built by the monks to escape the Viking... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
jdilln
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Galway, Ireland
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  • Average15%
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“lighthouse” (10 reviews)
“playground” (8 reviews)
“steps” (6 reviews)
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Commons of Lloyd, Kells, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Really enjoyed an early morning walk around the Spire of Lloyd and Peoples Park area. it is a short drive from Kells town centre and easily walkable too if you don't have a car. There are picnic benches in the park and a playground if...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

monuments dating from c 900 AD...lovely stonework built by the monks to escape the Viking raids...Great .Book of Kells now in Trinity College Dublin

Thank jdilln
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

It was a lot of fun. Playground. Lovely walk. Good for flying kites. Easy to find. You can walk or drive.

Thank muireanarkins
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It was a freezing cold day when we visited the Spire. It only opens a couple of times a year and this wasn't one of them! Good views from the top of the hill and the Spire is certainly a fine building and an engineering...More

Thank CRRG_Dublin
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Visited spire on saturday and took some great photos. Very interesting place to see and look around. Worth a visit if in the area.

Thank tracydrog
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Worth a visit, playground and park around the tower. The tower is open on certain Sundays, not often.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

What's not t like about a 'lighthouse' in the middle of nowhere?! Not that Kells is 'nowhere' I might add! As a child the Spire of Lloyd was always fascinating to me as we drove by on the N3 below it. My parents never quite...More

Thank NavGrl22
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Something a bit different to go have a quick look at. Car park right at the spire and a nice little kids play aera. Only thing I would say is if you are walking around on the grass is to watch out for dog muck....More

Thank rwandrew
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This monument is approached through a beautiful park on the outskirts of Kells. Get there when it is open and climb the steps to the top where you can view all the surrounding counties.

Thank bookman2016
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Recently while serving as a guide for a group of Americans, I noticed the Spire of Lloyd on a Kells map. Leaving the car park, the walk up to the monument was gentle, providing a lovely view of the surrounding area. Best of all was...More

Thank kvportlandoregon
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Sophie-Town
Is their a pole to get down the tower faster instead of steps in the tower of Lloyd?? My friend said so but I'd like another opinion thanks:)
31 May 2015|
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