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Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre

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| Oldbridge, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 980 9950
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Lovely day in the sun

Stopped off while in Drogheda. The Boyne visitor centre didn't really have much to see by the guy... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Uisge1982
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Cloughmills, United Kingdom
No need to pay for the Visitor Centre

The battle site is accessible without having to pay to go in the Visitor Centre. For 5 Euro for... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Andy B
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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“walled garden” (37 reviews)
“oldbridge house” (18 reviews)
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| Oldbridge, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Stopped off while in Drogheda. The Boyne visitor centre didn't really have much to see by the guy at the booth was very knowledgeable. It worth the visit to see the house and especially the walled garden which was lovely in the sun. At on...More

1  Thank Uisge1982
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The battle site is accessible without having to pay to go in the Visitor Centre. For 5 Euro for each adult you only see the ground floor of the house and all the information given about the battle is well known or easily found on...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I had planned to make this visit for some time and I am very satisfied that I visited this very historic location that has an important place in Irish History. On arrival there was adequate parking space and very good direction signs. We arrived at...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is really good value. A reasonably priced high quality experience. The visitor's centre is very well laid out, presented and informative. The walks around the battlefield are well described as routes, but would benefit from some narrative of the actual battle. We went with...More

Thank grahamrshort
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

First visit. We parked the car outside the gates and walked in down the lovely long entrance road. Lush Green grass everywhere ones eyes looked. Once you reach the end of the road, you are at the front of the impressive house. Directly in front...More

Thank Wilma R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre is only small but packed with information. There is an excellent laser show on a topographic model of the battlefield that allows you to understand what occurred here in 1690; waxwork figures of the two opposing Kings and...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Visited here with a friend to see where the papists were decisively beaten and the foundations were laid for a modern, democratic Britain (and Ireland). We both learned something new from the exhibition in the visitor center, and there's a good audiovisual presentation, both at...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

What a lovely afternoon we had today at Oldbridge. Went for a walk through the meadows and along the canal so peaceful. Had a lovely coffee in the tea house Albert that works there was so polite and helpful. Nice Sunday afternoon walk in beautiful...More

1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Visited this site of the 1690 Battle of the Boyne. The visitors centre in the big Oldbridge house is very interesting with laser display showing how the battle was won old artefacts and weapons in the courtyard and a good video explaining it all. We...More

Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Such a nice place to explore. I love the fact that the café is situated within the walled garden, sit outside in the sun (nice when we have it), eat cake and watch the bees buzzing all around the drifts of lavender. Little shop could...More

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Niamhie82
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