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St. Patricks Well

I am biased as i live near this beautiful place. There is a ruined medieval church at this place... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Clonmel, Ireland
Beautiful and serene

A beautiful spot to visit. Summer or winter. Quiet, peaceful grounds with natural spring water... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Heather B
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland
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St Patrick's Well is located near Clonmel a short distance south of the main Clonmel, Cahir road. It is an old religious site situated in a sheltered glen where a large volume of spring water continuously wells up from underground. The church was...more
West of Clonmel, off the N24 | 2 miles from Town Centre., Clonmel, Ireland
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All reviewsbeautiful placenatural springwell worth a visithealing powerssunny daywalk aroundruined churchtake photoswater bubblessmall churchworth a triphidden gemgreat place to gopeaceful areawell maintainedwalking difficultiessummer or winter
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I am biased as i live near this beautiful place. There is a ruined medieval church at this place and a natural spring. The water bubbles up from underneath. Real nice. St. Patrick is supposed to have passed through in the fifth century. Well worth...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful spot to visit. Summer or winter. Quiet, peaceful grounds with natural spring water bubbling through. A place for a quiet retreat from the world for a few moments to enjoy the natural nature of your surroundings. An amazing place for photographers.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to go to soak your legs after a hard run or a long cycle. Lovely water and very peaceful

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Took a trip to this beautiful area last wkend and loved tbe peace and quiet here. You can get into the water and pray or just sit on the side and medicate.

Thank Josephine L
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing. Perfect for young children to run around and play. Came here with my 5year old daughter, so peaceful & relaxing

Thank Laura_D000
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Well kept and a local man gave a nice history lesson of the area. He said he is there everyday. A nice gem

Thank billy866
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem on the Cahir side of Clonmel town. It has limited parking on the roadside, then quite a few steps to get to the Spring. The area consists of a ruined church, a natural spring and a small green area. In...More

Thank Nat-Marie-26
Reviewed 11 July 2018

nestle in a beautiful surround in clonmel st patricks well is a must lovely place for pictures worth a visit

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This was one of the highlights of my trip! I can't believe this isn't on almost every major tour. Its a beautiful little park with rich heritage. Feels like it should be in movies or something like that. We spent an hour just sitting there...More

Thank dashing_pilot
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Absolutely beautiful spot to spend half an hour in peace and quiet and the water is amazing to drink.

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31 October 2015|
Response from maj667 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the geographical reality of this beautiful spot negates access, the steps down are very steep and are difficult for anyone with physical difficulties, however just to stop at the top of the steps and look down... More