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A beautiful and tranquil place

Decided to go to see Fore Abbey and to learn about the 7 wonders of Fore. The signage is excellent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Enda K
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Spent an hour here beautiful place

Spent an hour here with my 8 yr old daughter, we both loved it something mystical about it don't... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Paul C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to go to see Fore Abbey and to learn about the 7 wonders of Fore. The signage is excellent and it is easy for everyone to walk and access the abbey - we had someone on crutches. It is such a shame that people...More

Thank Enda K
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Spent an hour here with my 8 yr old daughter, we both loved it something mystical about it don't forget to place a coin in the tree :)

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

There is easy parking right off the road. Great place to leave the car and walk around. There are signs describing the "7 wonders". The ruins are interesting to walk and climb around. If you have time, there is a great view from the very...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place. So beautiful and serene and steeped in history. Lovely walk from the roadside car park up the Hill of Fore for lovely views of the valley below. The monastery is gorgeous too and very interesting to wander around. Some excellent guidebooks for...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

7 wonders of Fore :) couldn't see the river that flows against the gradient but all the six others, good place if the sun is out, good photography spots too and very very peaceful. State of the art place on both sides of the road...More

1  Thank Salman C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is my favourite place in the world, peaceful, tranquil, relaxing and very spiritual. As you wonder around the ruins its hard not to imagine the Benedictine monks wandering the grounds. Steeped with history and myths, the ruins are spectacular as they nestle between the...More

1  Thank michelle H
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely afternoon wondering round the ruins kept the kids busy and entertained. Would highly recommend as a cheap afternoon if already in the area.

Thank Ego1974
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Fore Abbey isn't the easiest place to find. In fact it is only when you are within a few kilometers that you finally stumble across a road sign. Even my GPS conspired against me by referring to the village as 'Ben of Fore' not 'Fore'....More

1  Thank xide29
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Unspoiled and uncommercialised interesting ruin tucked in a scenic peaceful valley. No entry fee and relatively well maintained in terms of litter. Great traffic free place for kids to ramble round and explore. There is also a lovely 3.5km circular walk from the abbey ruins,...More

1  Thank Bailieborough_Blowin
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Went here with a group of students so was not sure how they would react . Gave them the map and they set off to do the walk and find the 7 wonders . Being city kids , they loved this as it brought them...More

1  Thank abbafanandmore
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