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historical day out

Sunny summer day out with beautiful views of Cork harbour. great informative guides.Learnt so much... read more

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decaff
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Fort Camden near Crosshaven is a remarkable fort and the setting alone on the mouth of Cork Harbour... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunny summer day out with beautiful views of Cork harbour. great informative guides.Learnt so much history of Fort Meagher. Gun powder storage area.diesal driven torpedeo protecting Cork harbour.Well worth visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Camden near Crosshaven is a remarkable fort and the setting alone on the mouth of Cork Harbour is worth the visit along with learning all the history associated with the Fort. Great to bring the kids or go with friends. Wrap up on windy...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a member of a young family in the 1950's & 1960's we visited Crosshaven on a regular basis during the summer months, During our stays, I can remember the coastal walks in the evening from Church Bay via Camden to the local funfair. My...More

1  Thank waughzer2016
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a historic fort built by the British to protect Cork harbour. Some years ago a group of local volunteers got together to rescue the fort from dereliction. They have slowly but surely renovated parts of fort. Its a work in progress so a...More

2  Thank watermanIreland
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We had wanted to visit the fort on previous visits to Cork, but the opening hours are limited so we never made it until recently. It was worth the wait! The staff and volunteers were friendly and helpful and gave us a good insight into...More

1  Thank sassypat
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We attended a wedding ceremony here in June and I would highly recommend it for an event like this. After the ceremony we went to the tea rooms for prosecco, canapés and cake and enjoyed beautiful harbour views on the deck. There were fantastic photo...More

1  Thank Mhorseman
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Came here on a bit of a whirlwind visit with a family who frequents the place, so we really only saw the greatest hits. But there are a lot of artifacts on display, reenactments, and even someone who can look up family military records! The...More

1  Thank aidanboleyn
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Camden Fort Meagher is a treasure trove of history and mystery, with its beautiful buildings, tunnels, underground chambers, and intriguing exhibitions. Watch out for the frequent re-enactments in the summer time. its a good day out for all the family, with beautiful views across the...More

2  Thank Niall O
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Camden fort is steeped in local and national history, step back in time to when world was at war trice, Camden's volunteers will regale you with stories of times gone by , well worth a trip

1  Thank ob1murray
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Camden Fort is situated just outside Crosshaven and sits on the entrance to Cork Harbour. The views from the walls are breathtaking and all of the harbour is visible. There has been much restoration and visitors can enjoy a well restored historical fort. I lucked...More

2  Thank GerryC400
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kellygl
28 July 2018|
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Response from Moog0_4 | Reviewed this property |
Hiya yes it is
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Marion598805
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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
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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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