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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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Beautifully kept estate and gardens. Fantastic history re the Battle of the Boyne inside the house... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
michael k
Dublin, Ireland
Nice Visit

This is a great stop on the way from Dublin to Belfast. The site is lovely and the staff are... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Pensacola, Florida
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| Oldbridge, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Beautifully kept estate and gardens. Fantastic history re the Battle of the Boyne inside the house with video show as well. Worth a visit without doubt.

1  Thank michael k
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great stop on the way from Dublin to Belfast. The site is lovely and the staff are friendly and informative. It was interesting to learn about the battle history. There is a film and some indoor and outdoor exhibits. Lovely grounds to...More

Thank Abamagal
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Oldbridge Estate is a really great option if you're searching for something to do at the weekend. The grounds are beautiful and offer walks, at various lengths, none of which are difficult. The house itself offers a short but informative exhibition for a small fee....More

Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Oldbridge Estate has been turned into an excellent point from which to explore the rich history and scenery of the area. The exhibition housed in the mansion is an excellent resource to stimulate interest in a hugely important but often poorly explained event that...More

Thank Toby W
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Made a quick visit here, should've planned things better. The estate is beautifully kept and gardens great for walks/picnics. The exhibition is really good particularly the audiovisual and the battlefield layout (an example of poor Jacobite miltary planning - repeated years later at Culloden!) with...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I went with two American friends, we all loved it. The gardens are restored to a very high level. One thing we all agreed was that they must, must, must restore more of the house, it would be the icing on the cake!

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this experience. The history of the battle is very well described in the Oldbridge house exhibition, with good audiovisual facilities. The museum also contains some artefacts including cannons. The gardens were a true joy to stroll around... Beautifully maintained, and extremely peaceful. The...More

Thank LucilleIreland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is very visual and informative. The displays and mock ups are varied and keep your interest. Loved the gardens too and make sure you visit the cafe. Delicious scones! (Watch out for wasps..got a pretty viscious sting!)

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for a walk all year round. The gardens look fantastic in the summer and winter!! The coffee shop is great for lunch the food is of a very high standard. Watch out for the live plays on summer evenings which is...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Despite the rain, this was an interesting visit. The gentleman on the desk was very helpful and was pleased to explain the history of the area. The displays were not exactly lifelike but the plan showing the progress of the battle was great.

Thank Gaugin-1000
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Response from Tom-BFT | Reviewed this property |
Yes mostly paved paths