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Camden Fort Meagher

Camden Fort Meagher Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
+353 85 850 1483
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Interesting place with fantastic views

Interesting place to go. Really enjoyed walking in the tunnels. There's also a little cafe in here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roisin B
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Loved it

Beautiful spot to visit and views to die for. Staff were extremly polite and pleasent. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tara O
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Camden Fort Meagher Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place to go. Really enjoyed walking in the tunnels. There's also a little cafe in here in the summer months where you can grab a basic bite to eat. Best thing about the cafe is the simply amazing view! Best to go on a...More

1  Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to visit and views to die for. Staff were extremly polite and pleasent. It was lovely that people could play with the no longer comissioned machine guns. With only a fiver entry fee and live music must say its worth a visit

1  Thank Tara O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The story behind this gem of naval pier architecture and engineering is largely about neglect and mid-management by the County Council who inherited this complex of buildings in good condition and simply let nature take over. The slide into oblivion halted when a local conservation...More

1  Thank corkdave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fort was built for the defence of Ireland, Wales and the west coast of England. 65% of the fort is underground. The views across the harbour are spectacular and it is the second largest natural harbour in the world. Restoration of the fort is...More

1  Thank Ganfa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this Fort. The time we spent in Ireland we visited lots of Forts and now I would say, that's the only one where's worth it to pay the entrance fee. There is a lot to see and learn. Even though not everything is...More

1  Thank Samiiireta
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

this wonderful fort is well worth a visit it is open march to October til 17.00 daily last admission is 45mins before closing, €4.50 an adult admission, which is well worth it when you see what this bunch of volunteers have managed to do with...More

1  Thank Reynards42
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited here a few months ago, and were surprised by how much of the fort we were able to explore. The fact that a lot of it was locally restored, and that it is run largely by volunteers is amazing. Most of the fort...More

1  Thank J D
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Visited Camden today with my family, well worth going, staff are very nice and helpful, 10 year old son loved the cannons and tanks and looking at all the old weapons, lovely cafe on site with a lovely decking where you can enjoy the views...More

1  Thank Martina O
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the most interesting fascinating places that I have visited recently. It is full of history and its an amazing fact that only one third of this venue has been restored to date. There is hours of entertainment...More

1  Thank gerrysparrow
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to spend a day- lovingly restored from its proud history and heritage with local volunteers manning this site full of the knowledge and facts of its considerable past. Look out for the regular re-enactments and concerts either held open air...More

1  Thank Denis O
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Marion598805
4 July 2015|
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Response from Marion598805 |
Thanks Michael. Had planned a visit ti Kinsale so will try Fort Charles instead. Visiting next week. Hope someone can sort the weather by then!
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Shelly P
11 June 2015|
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Response from Anita_ORCork |
You can get the bus 220 from southmall in the city, it will bring you into crosshaven, some services will go to Camden and you can get off the bus right at the entrance. If you are driving, follow the sgn posts for... More
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