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The Pilgrim’s Walk and Lunch in Irish for Beginners provided by The Saint Patrick Centre

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover the epic story of Saint Patrick at the Saint Patrick Centre and walk in his footsteps on our Pilgrim’s Way around the Medieval Town of Downpatrick. Explore the stunning countryside and visit important sites in Patrick’s story with our Irish Language Guide who will bring Saint Patrick’s story to life and discuss townlands and Irish names in our countryside. Pilgrims lunch included. After lunch walk to the top of Slieve Patrick and see the tallest statue of Saint Patrick in the World before walking along country lanes to the first healing wells in Ireland at Struell. Return to Downpatrick to see the mosaic shrine to Saint Patrick in Saint Patrick’s Church and finish at the Medieval Cathedral of Down and Saint Patrick’s Grave. The Pilgrim’s Walk and Lunch is completely guided by an Irish language Guide, follows paths and country roads and observes social distancing principles. This tour always starts from the Saint Patrick Centre at 12.00 Noon.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Saint Patrick Centre
    53A Market St, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, UK
    Meet at Saint Patrick Centre at 12.00 NOON to get your Pilgrim's Passport, High Viz Jacket and Safety Briefing. Then visit the only permanent exhibition in the world about Saint Patrick.
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  • 1
    The Saint Patrick Centre
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Saul Church
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Slieve Patrick Statue
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Lecale
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  • 5
    Struell Wells
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    St Patrick's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Down Cathedral
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    The Saint Patrick Centre
    53A Market St, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, UK
    Meet at Saint Patrick Centre at 12.00 NOON to get your Pilgrim's Passport, High Viz Jacket and Safety Briefing. Then visit the only permanent exhibition in the world about Saint Patrick.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Saint Patrick Centre, 53A Market St, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, UK
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Pilgrim's Lunch of Soup, Sandwiches, Tea and Coffee at The Barn at Saul.
  • Entry/Admission - The Saint Patrick Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Saul Church
  • Entry/Admission - Slieve Patrick Statue
  • Entry/Admission - Struell Wells
  • Entry/Admission - St Patrick's Church
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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moiraweir80 wrote a review Oct 2020
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Absolutely loved it. Tim was the "font of all knowledge" Jean fluent in Irish but translated for those not. Lovely terrain visited appropriate sites that tied in with historical facts. Lunch great. I would highly recommend the experience.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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60Collette99 wrote a review Oct 2020
Belfast, United Kingdom1 contribution
Excellent afternoon in and around Downpatrick , both Jean and Tim were very well prepared and made the walk informative and good fun .The walk is quite long so I am unsure that it would be suitable for young children. Lunch provided was very nice. Jean delivered both in English
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Fearless20009194430 wrote a review Aug 2020
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A thoroughly enjoyable walk around the sites of St Patrick around Downpatrick. Jean was a superb guide. She was very informative and spoke both Irish and English appropriately throughout the day. Soup and sandwiches for lunch were delicious. It's a long walk both on and off road
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Date of experience: July 2020
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You'll be glad you did it.
What an amazing few days spent with Elaine and Martina following the way of St Patrick. The ladies were so informat
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craigs132017
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We really enjoyed the walk with Martina (who is a wealth of knowledge). Unfortunately it bucketed rain the whole t
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The Irish Camino walk- let's get going
An excellent walk/pilgrimage which was expertly facilitated by Martina Purdy and Elaine Kelly. From the moment I he
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St Patrick's Way
A wonderful experience, combining spirituality, history and culture as part of a friendly group of walkers. Intere
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St Patrick’s Way
Having walked several routes of The Camino de Santiago, I was delighted to discover during these strange times, tha
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bjc785
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Pilgrims Walk & Lunch - Excellent
The pilgrim walk with Martina/ Elaine is awesome . Loved it from start to finish ! They animated the sites so grace
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Odyssey659493
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Educational, Friendly and Informative
I would highly recommend this walk. Martina and Elaine were knowledgeable of the beautiful area and of St Patrick,
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DianeInQuito
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1/2 Day Pilgrim’s Walk
This is a beautiful area to walk in. Martina and Elaine were great fun and looked after us very well, and they help
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Wonderful day out
My husband and I had a wonderful day out with Martina and Elaine and a lovely group of people. The day began with s
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Clearwater22
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St Patricks Pilgrimage
A thoroughly enjoyable , fun, spiritual , soothing and reflective day. Thank you so much Martina and Elaine. I hope
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Excellent camino style walk
Well done Martina and Elaine Lovely peaceful walk. I hope many others in the South of Ireland will hear about it
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Afternoon walk
My wife and I really enjoyed the whole experience. We initially planned to do the full day but ended up doing it i
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Excelkent Staycation
Highly recommend this pilgrimage. We done it over 2 days and had an overnight stay in Denvirs with evening meal. We
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Enjoyed my short visit to the centre as part of this walking tour. Lovely staff and a superb facility. All Covid sa
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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