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Camden Fort Meagher

Camden Fort Meagher Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
+353 85 850 1483
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Brilliant attraction

The day we visited was a lovely sunny day, and the views over the harbour were spectacular. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy A
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Cork, Ireland
excellent value

Didnt expect much for a fiver and was throughltly impressed, the underground tunnels are excellent... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Fiona K
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Leixlip, Kildare, Ireland
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Camden Fort Meagher Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
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+353 85 850 1483
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"local volunteers"
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"re enactments"
in 9 reviews
"overlooking cork"
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"gun emplacements"
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"first world war"
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"natural harbour"
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"military history"
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"entrance fee"
in 9 reviews
"spike island"
in 16 reviews
"sunny day"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"interesting place"
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"great place to visit"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we visited was a lovely sunny day, and the views over the harbour were spectacular. The place is run by volunteers and they were all very knowledgeable about the Fort. There was a lot to see and during the summer they put on...More

1  Thank Wendy A
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Didnt expect much for a fiver and was throughltly impressed, the underground tunnels are excellent and i would recommend getting something in the cafe afterwards, lovely views.

5  Thank Fiona K
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Went here today, WOW, beautiful place, We spoke to a man called Mick, What a gentleman, and what stories he had, he was stationed there from 1957, really could have listened to him all day, Well done to everyone who works there. for only €5...More

3  Thank Lorraine o
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Fab fort to visit , just outside of Crosshaven, with plenty of parking . It has phenomenal views of the harbour . On the day we visited , there was a re enactment on , it really brought history alive, very interesting to watch ,...More

1  Thank Moog0_4
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Camden Fort is one of the most interesting attractions near Cork (about half an hour drive), in that it's more a preserved fort than a museum. While there are museum exhibits in the billets (my favourite being the first world war room, there is also...More

2  Thank FoxWynne
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Possibly the best overall view of Cork Harbour from the Tea Room. Only open weekends during the summer, but must see site!!! Relic of the British Navy's hey days, full of history and surpises. A stones throw from Royal Cork Yacht Club, the world's oldest!...More

Thank clonman
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was a major surprise, camden fort was outstanding. There are museums, live music, old artefacts in the main building. The fort itself is spectacular. You go deep underground, down over 200 steps into old ammunition stores. The place is stunning! There are lots of...More

2  Thank Garvan L
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

5 Stars! Brought my Spanish Student who is 15 along with my two youngest 10 & 8. €15 for family ticket and well worth the visit. We were lucky too that there was a festival of historical events from Viking dwellings, live battle scenes, handcrafted...More

1  Thank Patricia O
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in military history or what can be accomplished by dedicated volunteers, then a visit to Camden Fort Meagher is a must. Not long ago this fort was a derelict ruin but thanks to the amazing work of the volunteers it has...More

1  Thank NeilSheehan
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic interesting staff really enjoy what they are doing u can see they are all volunteers . Good walking shoes needed, cafe views or amazing .make sure u interact with the volunteers as some of the information is nothing u where thought at school

Thank Aa A
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Marion598805
5 July 2015|
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Response from Marion598805 |
Thanks Michael. Had planned a visit ti Kinsale so will try Fort Charles instead. Visiting next week. Hope someone can sort the weather by then!
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Shelly P
11 June 2015|
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Response from Anita_ORCork |
You can get the bus 220 from southmall in the city, it will bring you into crosshaven, some services will go to Camden and you can get off the bus right at the entrance. If you are driving, follow the sgn posts for... More
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