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Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre

| Oldbridge, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 980 9950
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Fascinating historical tour

The Battle of the Boyne in 1690 determined the fate of England, Ireland, the French, and several... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sandy W
via mobile
Brambles ......The worst place . Don’t go there

Worst food ever you will find. Rude and indifferent staff. What a pity otherwise this is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael R
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“walled garden” (37 reviews)
“oldbridge house” (18 reviews)
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| Oldbridge, Drogheda, Ireland
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+353 41 980 9950
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"walled garden"
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"oldbridge house"
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"tea room"
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"coffee shop"
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"irish soil"
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"laser display"
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"short film"
in 10 reviews
"king james"
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"tea house"
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"light lunch"
in 5 reviews
"old bridge"
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"lovely place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"grounds are beautiful"
in 6 reviews
"troop movements"
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"history lesson"
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"quiche"
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"gardens are well kept"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Battle of the Boyne in 1690 determined the fate of England, Ireland, the French, and several other European countries. The cast of players were all related and included kings and their offspring, and their love of power. Our guide kept her stories exciting and...More

1  Thank Sandy W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worst food ever you will find. Rude and indifferent staff. What a pity otherwise this is a wonderful place to visit and a credit to the opw

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have rarely been bowled over, but the tour by Ray and Martina was simply excellent. The interpretative centre with the video and the digital map of the Battle was great. Building on that the interactive actors on the day were extremely entertaining. Ray is a...More

1  Thank Trevor M
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I have been here a few times. There is a self guided tour with plenty of exhibits & information. The video at the end is excellent. The gardens are beautiful and there is a nice cafe.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This was a planned family outing, we arrived around 1:00 and were able to go on the tour immediately. It was a relatively quiet day but I’ve been before around Easter which was much busy. We really enjoyed the tour, the displays are interactive, probably...More

Thank Rachel-Kirkpatrick
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We loved it! Its a historical house with topiary garden, massive greenery for walking with a view of the Boyne Bridge, theres also picnic tables. Good for family walks, or even romantic walks. They have a well maintained car park, plenty of spaces. A nice...More

Thank Videss C
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a couple in their 80's who really enjoyed the fact that the tour was self guided so you could make it as long or short as you wished. The visitors centre and grounds are very well maintained a credit to those involved. Really...More

Thank Frankie T
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

I can understand some people not liking this place. In order to learn anything you must READ. Now if you're a history buff like me and enjoy reading, then this will be the best 5 euros you've ever spent. I would have loved it if...More

Thank Erica P
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Terrible! Place was closing at 4pm and would allow people to sit down at 3.30. Insisted on selling take away coffees on a freezing cold day. Never return again. Mgt were a disgrace

3  Thank c00perc0
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

shop .nice and airy ideal for coffee and cake.lunch menu with a range of sandwiches ideal for a quick snack very busy at lunch time.staff very focused and very courteous counter layout could be better

1  Thank tedviva
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