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Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre

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Great to see the full history of such an important event/site in the history of the British Isles

Well documented history shown here. Some of the exhibits could be expanded or improved, but if you... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
GarethNI
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Quite informative

For such an historic battle this is a good way to understand the battle itself. The political... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
MarkP08
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my husband and two young children and thoroughly enjoyed walking about the beautiful grounds. They are well cared for yet there are plenty of areas that are not over-manicured and lend themselves nicely to a family walk. The walled gardens are beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Siobhan H
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Important part of Irish, as well as European history. Presented in a videos and displays in period areas of the old house. Beautiful formal gardens. We sat at a table outside the cafe overlooking the gardens for a late lunch in the sunshine. The resident...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Well documented history shown here. Some of the exhibits could be expanded or improved, but if you want to know the story better then this is the place to come. Would be nice to know more about the aftermath - ascendancy of the throne up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GarethNI
Reviewed 20 September 2018

As a full-time member of the tourist industry in Ireland, I naturally have a critical eye when visiting other tourist sites and with that in mind, I was highly impressed with the staff, quality and overall professionalism of the entire Battle of the Boyne experience...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Moira O
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

For such an historic battle this is a good way to understand the battle itself. The political background is briefly stated, leading to the understanding that the Protestant and Catholic divide was well established in 1690. There is a brief referral to modern peace efforts,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MarkP08
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Have been before but continue to learn. The exhibition is quite small though the two short films perfectly educate you on the battle. The entrance is 5 euro but if you're strapped for cash the walled gardens and walks in the grounds are free. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank raywL1134WK
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I toured the grounds and the visitor centre and it was very nice. The small fee to enter the visitor centre was well worth the money as the sight is so well-kept. Definitely a great way to spend an hour or two...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Shoeladee64
Reviewed 29 August 2018

First time visit with my wife and our nine year old son. We were on the road north from Dublin and stopped off for a couple of hours. What a lovely setting. Ample car parking and entrance prices were very reasonable. It was also a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paulieboy
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite places to have coffee . Beautiful gardens and outside area to sit if the weather is nice. Scones and coffee are just perfect and the resident cats are so cute

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Diane G
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

While we really enjoyed the Battle of Boyne exhibition we didn't enjoy the cafe. The food is expensive and certainly not value for money. The staff are not helpful and the coffee mediocre.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sherylw244
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Slemish05
13 June 2018|
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Response from trevorm539 | Reviewed this property |
Two hours tops. Best 2 hours you'll ever spend but go on the tour for best enjoyment
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Niamhie82
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Yes mostly paved paths
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