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Camden Fort Meagher

Camden Fort Meagher Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
+353 85 850 1483
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Well worth the trip!

Camden Fort is one of the most interesting attractions near Cork (about half an hour drive), in... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
FoxWynne
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County Cork, Ireland
Amazing old fort overlooking Cork Harbour

Possibly the best overall view of Cork Harbour from the Tea Room. Only open weekends during the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
clonman
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Cork, Ireland
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Camden Fort Meagher Camden Road | cork Ireland, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Camden Fort is one of the most interesting attractions near Cork (about half an hour drive), in that it's more a preserved fort than a museum. While there are museum exhibits in the billets (my favourite being the first world war room, there is also...More

1  Thank FoxWynne
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Possibly the best overall view of Cork Harbour from the Tea Room. Only open weekends during the summer, but must see site!!! Relic of the British Navy's hey days, full of history and surpises. A stones throw from Royal Cork Yacht Club, the world's oldest!...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was a major surprise, camden fort was outstanding. There are museums, live music, old artefacts in the main building. The fort itself is spectacular. You go deep underground, down over 200 steps into old ammunition stores. The place is stunning! There are lots of...More

2  Thank Garvan L
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

5 Stars! Brought my Spanish Student who is 15 along with my two youngest 10 & 8. €15 for family ticket and well worth the visit. We were lucky too that there was a festival of historical events from Viking dwellings, live battle scenes, handcrafted...More

1  Thank Patricia O
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in military history or what can be accomplished by dedicated volunteers, then a visit to Camden Fort Meagher is a must. Not long ago this fort was a derelict ruin but thanks to the amazing work of the volunteers it has...More

1  Thank NeilSheehan
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic interesting staff really enjoy what they are doing u can see they are all volunteers . Good walking shoes needed, cafe views or amazing .make sure u interact with the volunteers as some of the information is nothing u where thought at school

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here today with The Italian Car Club of Ireland on a fundraising trip in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. The weather was perfect. The staff there are wonderful, very knowledgeable and so helpful. We'll be back, without the great parking next time! A...More

1  Thank TonyKonTiki
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Throughly enjoyed our first visit and delighted to be shown around by Kieron, good displays and story telling Fabulous views and a well stocked cafe -

2  Thank philipreynolds
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Checkout Fort Meagher if you can . This was a fort used by An Slua Murie till the last decade or so. It has a coffee/tea room cafe. Great views from their decking over Cork harbour to spike Island & Rochespoint lighthouse. Great exploring for...More

1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Camden is well worth the visit. Kids loved the tunnels. Volunteers are very friendly and informative. Cafe is good with stunning views from decking. However, there are no PIN facilities on site, you need to bring cash!

1  Thank thameslee
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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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