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A brilliant place to visit with ancient ruins
A graveyard and very tall
Sadly the old wishing free is no longer there that I remember visiting it full of coins people hammered in to make a wish.
This is the tallest and one of the oldest crosses we have seen and it stands alone and exposed to the elements just off a minor road near Ardboe village.
The carvings are worn but still wonderful. Worth a detour to see.
Hopefully someone will...More
I was brought here by my brilliant hosts and now good friends when I was on holiday in July. I have always planned to see Ardboe cross and church when I was staying with friends in Dungannon but as found out it would have been...More
I'd like to have this as my eternal resting space. Impressive altogether, but truly only worth it on a warm sunny day with maybe a pack lunch. If you're stuck for time though, I think twice about it. Great though for those new to photo...More
The 6th century Cross is highly decorated & very well preserved. There are some interesting gravestones & Abbey ruins. It's a little out of the way, but worth a visit. Other reviewers mentioned swarms of mosquitoes, but we didn't see any at the end of...More
Interesting, but tricky to find with poor signage and narrow roads. Ardboe High Cross, which dates to the ninth/tenth century AD, is all that now remains of a sixth century monastery, which was established at Arboe by St. Colman Muchaidhe. The monastery was burned in...More
Centuries old Celtic Cross overlooking Lough Neagh. National Treasure. Off the beaten tourist trail, you have to seek this out. No literature available but you can research it on line before or after your visit.
Ardboe Cross is a national monument dating from the tenth century. It was the first High Cross built in Ulster. Standing at 18.5 feet high and 3.5 feet wide, this is the original stone cross, placed here over one thousand years ago. The twenty-two panels...More