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Seamus Heaney HomePlace

45 Main Street, Bellaghy BT45 8HT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7938 7444
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“his life” (8 reviews)
“home place” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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45 Main Street, Bellaghy BT45 8HT, Northern Ireland
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"his life"
in 8 reviews
"home place"
in 9 reviews
"fitting tribute"
in 4 reviews
"audio guide"
in 4 reviews
"purpose built"
in 2 reviews
"his words"
in 2 reviews
"great little cafe"
in 2 reviews
"nobel prize"
in 4 reviews
"three hours"
in 2 reviews
"scones"
in 4 reviews
"lovely coffee shop"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 4 reviews
"enthusiastic staff"
in 2 reviews
"great poet"
in 3 reviews
"northern ireland"
in 2 reviews
"modern exhibition"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spenr great morning here .learnt a lot in a really enjoyable way. Enjoy ed hearing seamus read own poems and lfinding out about hos personal life. Staff lovely and nice coffee shop

1  Thank Marie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well organised centre, staff knowledgeable and helpful. Heaney's work obviously speaks for it self however the links with his life and the locations brought another dimension. Highly recommend.

Thank Jon T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly remarkable evocation of the life and poetry of a man whose writing took the ordinary and made it extraordinary. This is an imaginatively, visitor-friendly designed and constructed space which brings alive the poet's life and work though pictures, artefacts and recordings of Heaney...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is a real pocket-sized place that gives a good account of the poet's life and works in a few well - designed & stylish rooms. It's spaciously set out. The audio is excellent ( you choose what you want to listen to, where &...More

1  Thank hilaryb53317
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SeamusHeaneyHome, Front of House at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear hilaryb53317 Thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking the time to share your experience at Seamus Heaney Homeplace. I'm glad that on such a wet day in Bellaghy you decided to spend time with us and that you felt it...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time here. Learnt about Seamus Heaney in School so made sense to come see the Homeplace. The tour guide was fantastic and so fun with all his stories. He brings the place to life, if I remember right, his name was Davy....More

Thank Christmaslover999
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SeamusHeaneyHome, Front of House at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Christmaslover999 Thank you very much for the very positive review of your visit to Seamus Heaney Homeplace. You were obviously very impressed with Davey, your tour guide, as everyone is. He is so enthusiastic and I can assure you he is very much appreciated...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Davy, this ones all on you, you are absolutely fantastic and made my day so much more enjoyable. You deserve a pay rise and a promotion!! The place would be dull, grey and boring without you. All your stories are good and your knowledge is...More

Thank secretperson19999
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SeamusHeaneyHome, other at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear secretperson19999 Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to share your enjoyable experience at Seamus Heaney HomePlace. Davy is indeed a great source of knowledge and information and is a much appreciated member of the exhibition staff and I...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This place gives a greater understanding of Heaney and his writing by showing the rural background of Northern Ireland in the mid twentieth century. His ability to spot the little things which I also remember, and put them into words is the mark of genius....More

Thank Ned39
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SeamusHeaneyHome, Front of House at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ned39 Thank you for your words of encouragement and we are delighted you enjoyed your time at HomePlace. Seamus did indeed spot the little things, which we all remember, and put them into words so beautifully. I hope it is not too long before...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We took the bus(s) to Bellaghy from Belfast, a Goldline and then Ulsterbus, just to visit the Seamus Heaney HomePlace. It was a great way to travel to this unique destination. How do you "display" poetry, and the poet who created it? I believe this...More

Thank Ron P
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SeamusHeaneyHome, other at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ron P Thank you very much for your wonderful and comprehensive review of your day spent at Seamus Heaney HomePlace. We are delighted you found the staff welcoming and clearly enthusiastic about their work and will certainly pass on your comments to them. It...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Its taken me way too long to visit, but when I finally got round to it, it certainly lived up to all the positive comments I had heard about it. The space itself is lovely, it feels open, airy, uncluttered and creative. The exhibitions give...More

Thank GLR63
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SeamusHeaneyHome, Front of House at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear GLR63 Thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking the time to share your experience at Seamus Heaney HomePlace. The events programme is indeed incredible and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the exhibition and that you got a...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We visited for a day to see and hear all about Seamus Heaney . Such an amazing place with friendly,knowledgeable enthusiastic staff. The food in the cafe is really not to be missedMore

Thank ednanorthernireland
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SeamusHeaneyHome, Front of House at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear ednanorthernireland Thank you for your review and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit at Seamus Heaney HomePlace. I will certainly pass on your wonderful comments about the centre staff and the café. I hope it is not too long before...More

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