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Cromwell's Bridge

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Address: Bridge Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-41233
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Cool 1000 year old bridge

We stayed at a bed and breakfast just up the road from the bridge, so it was easy to walk a few extra yards to see this ancient bridge. It is covered in moss and greenery and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
Lauri G
Moraga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Get some nice photos of the bridge and river, and take a walk thru the little park back into town, its quite fascinating that this ancient arch is still standing.

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Crowborough, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Apparently the bridge is shaped like a moustache - but aren't most bridges? It is amazing that it has survived for so long and I wouldn't like to use it in a hurry, but is has a certain charm about it. Visit this and the stone circle and it will take you less than 30 minutes

Thank Patrick M
La Crescenta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Part of a fine self-guided tour that we highly recommend. Amazing that this 11th Century structure is at our fingertips. See it and enjoy it!

Thank Jerry W
Rafz, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

It is a fascinating bridge from the 11th century. Very interesting but more because of its age than the bridge itself. I liked it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

lovely 5 minute stroll from the town to see a little piece of history, nice for a picture and a nice little stroll for the little ones (although very slippery when wet)

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Moraga, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a bed and breakfast just up the road from the bridge, so it was easy to walk a few extra yards to see this ancient bridge. It is covered in moss and greenery and looks like a high arch. There is no charge to see it, and it just amazed us to walk up to and around... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

A small, very old Stonebridge. A nice picnic area at the same time. It doesn't cost anything to go there. However, you see the bridge and that's it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Nice area north side of town, interesting history. Great for taking photo's, goes over a small canal.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you're traveling the Ring of Kerry independently, you should certainly add Cromwell's Bridge to your itinerary. It is located near the town center of Kenmare and is easily accessed. Best of all, it is free to visit, although you may have to pay for parking in town. We had a little difficulty before our trip with finding directions to... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Upkeep of immediate area is poor. The bridge itself was interesting the surrounding area was untidy with old dumpy bags of sand to one side and discarded metal fencing panels.

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