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Lovely for a picnic!

Beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Steeped in history. Makes for an interesting visit... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Hootiemacboobs
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lloyd memorial park

very clean place and lots of thinks to see it’s a good place to visit on you time off not far away... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
Gombos T
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This inland lighthouse was designed by Henry Aaron Baker (designer of the King’s Inn, Dublin) for the First Earl of Bective in memory of his father Sir Thomas Taylor in 1791.At 30m high, one can see magnificent views of the surrounding countryside...more
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Steeped in history. Makes for an interesting visit. Sad to see the famine graveyard, can't help but think of the poor people who were buried there. Lovely play area and picnic tables. Worth a visit!

Thank Hootiemacboobs
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This was interesting enough we paid a visit. But too bad they don't have it open for climbing more often and too bad they don't respond to emails about when it is open. We came here on Friday morning, May 18th, around 9:30am. Not open,...More

Thank QGJohn
Reviewed April 24, 2018

It’s impressive, it’s old, it’s tall - and a visitor can’t do much here. A plague at the entrance of the cemetery explains that this is the for victims of the great famine 1845 to 1852. There’s a little playground for children around the corner,...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

very clean place and lots of thinks to see it’s a good place to visit on you time off not far away from aldi store

Thank Gombos T
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

After getting up the never ending stone staircase which is so worth it when you get to the top and see the breathtaking views at the top. It is truly amazing. If the tower is not open however there is a playground for children. And...More

Thank MrsEFitz
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

There was nothing here but the scenes are nice and feel peace. There also have playground there, suitable for picnic. Is a historical and memorable spire.

Thank happyblacky5999
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This fake lighthouse was built in the 1790's for uncertain reasons. Some claim the Earl of Bective had it built as a memorial to his father. Others claim it was really a public works project of sorts to help out by providing employment to locals...More

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This strange tower with a lighthouse lantern sits on top of a hill with a great view over the plains of Meath. It does open for public visits from time to time, but it was closed the day we visited. It is surrounded by a...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed July 22, 2017

I’ve visited this location two or three times, the scenery is beautiful and the location is ideal to bring the family out for a picnic on a sunny day. It’s a little sad though that the tower is never opened when I visit, other than...More

Thank danny2013do
Reviewed July 14, 2017

As we were driving to our hotel in Kells came across this spire. It was cool to spend 30 minutes of time to view, take some pictures and learn about trying to take care of the poor. There is a little playground also there for...More

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No there is not sorry but if u count how many steps there is u get a lollipop😂
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