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Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre

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A nice spot for lunch.

We didn't actually do the Visitor Centre, just the tearooms and gardens, but it was a lovely visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waterford, Ireland
Site of the biggest battle with lacking display

Having watched the BBC series Battlefield Britain with Jon and Dan Snow, personally this was the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having watched the BBC series Battlefield Britain with Jon and Dan Snow, personally this was the most interesting episode and delighted with the opportunity to visit this historical place, the site of the biggest battle in Britain and Ireland. You can walk the field and...More

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 6 days ago

The battle of the Boyne is one of the most important in Irish history. The visitor centre is very small but with a good 3D map explaining the battle. The tour ends with a film that explains the battle again. There is a very good...More

Thank md1mm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't actually do the Visitor Centre, just the tearooms and gardens, but it was a lovely visit. Had a nice lunch in tearooms, looking at on the walled garden. Lunch was good value actually. Then a walk in the beautiful garden. Well worth the...More

Thank Tramoreman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This visitors center is in a lovely building and maybe worth a peak if you are in the area. The telling of the battle takes about 15 minutes in a self guided tour and then there is a short movie. The tea room was a...More

Thank Seattle98074
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good place for a nice walk and the the perfect spot to spend a sunny afternoon. Totally recommended.

Thank Ricardo J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This venue is a great spot for all the family. An excellent interpretive exhibition tells the story of William of Orange and James 2nd and the Battle of the Boyne. The walled garden gives a pleasant short walk completed with a visit to the excellent...More

1  Thank patricia225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits at the Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre are very good and explain this important part of Ireland's history very well. Also there is a well made film which can be shown, not only in English, but in several other languages on request....More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please don't drive past, think this is just another battle site. It isn't! Do go to the actual exhibition of the battle itself: the models, illustrations, images and information boards are truly excellent, but not over-facing. There is a very strong focus on tactics -...More

1  Thank Rosemary27652
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both really enjoyed our visit. I loved it because there was just enough information so you came out with knowledge but not overload. We took our time, read the information, watched the audio visual and looked at the canons in the...More

Thank jetiamulligan
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I visited with some seniors and we had a brilliant day out here yesterday. As some use mobility aids we were glad of the option of a long gentle ramp to access the centre, instead of having to take the steps. We availed of a...More

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13 June 2018|
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Response from Trevor M | Reviewed this property |
Two hours tops. Best 2 hours you'll ever spend but go on the tour for best enjoyment
16 August 2017|
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Response from Tom-BFT | Reviewed this property |
Yes mostly paved paths