Dunbrody Abbey

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Things to do in County Wexford, Ireland - Dunbrody Abbey - YourDaysOut
Dunbrody, Campile, Co. Wexford, Ireland
1st May - 30th September: 11:00 - 17:30hrs (July-August 11:00 - 18:00)
Adult - EUR 7.00 Child - EUR 4.00 Family - EUR 18.00
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Situated on the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford, Ireland, Dunbrody Abbey is a great day out for the whole family. With the historic Abbey, the Tea Rooms and Craft Shop for those wishing to relax, as well as the Maze/Pitch & Putt for the more actively minded, this location has proved extremely popular with visitors of all ages. Set in a rural area the Visitor Centre has an atmosphere of tranquillity and is safe for families with children. The Abbey Dunbrody Abbey was founded in 1170 on the instructions of Strongbow, by Herve de Montmorency (his uncle), after the Norman invasion of Ireland. It was completed circa 1220, but additions may have continued for some time. Herve de Montmorency made a grant of the lands to the monks of Bildewas in Shropshire (England), on condition that they should build the Abbey, for some monks of the Cistercian, or White Order (they wore white robes), and upon condition that there should be a Sanctuary in the Abbey for all malefactors. Dedicated to...

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