Mellifont Abbey, Drogheda

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  • On a Sunny day, there is nothing nicer than wandering around here. Its so peaceful, I have visited a few times and always enjoy it  more »
  • Its a relic of a monastery from the 12th century. Theres a visitor centre but it was close when we go there and says its only open from May, only summer time then. The cafe and the toilets are also cl...  more »
  • Mellifont Abbey are the ruins of tthis abbey located near Dublin.These ruins are very beautiful and romantic. It is possible to walk around and inside them. If you like the history and the ruins, it i...  more »
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  • Can't recommend this place as there is smash & grab going on there, they won't set up camera"s... Pity the place is gorgeous & fun. It would b beautiful for wedding, communion, confirmation pictures. Very well kept..
  • There are signs here explaining the past roles of the different buildings. It is a very important place in Irish history. A place you sohould stop at if you are touring Ireland and interested in understanding it's history.
  • Four stars because cars get broken in to in car park. Saw two cars with broken windows when I arrived, so was nervous about leaving car. It's a beautiful place to visit, pity there's scumbags who break in to cars watching u.
  • Lovely location but the visitors center was closed, there was still access to the ruins though. Unfortunately our car was broken into and when we spoke to the Police/Guarda they informed us it was a regular occurrence, they watch for people leaving their car and will take anything of value.
  • Yes nice, but Came back from our walk around the ruines to discover the car next to ours in the parking area was broken in to Windows smashed unsure if or anything was taken but made us feel uncomfortable and uneasy could have been us or anyone.will not be returning again. Needs CCTV
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