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I waited over sixty years to visit Camden Fort Meagher

As a member of a young family in the 1950's & 1960's we visited Crosshaven on a regular basis... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
waughzer2016
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Cork, Ireland
Well worth the visit just to hear the volunteers tell the history.

This is a historic fort built by the British to protect Cork harbour. Some years ago a group of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
watermanIreland
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Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As a member of a young family in the 1950's & 1960's we visited Crosshaven on a regular basis during the summer months, During our stays, I can remember the coastal walks in the evening from Church Bay via Camden to the local funfair. My...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a historic fort built by the British to protect Cork harbour. Some years ago a group of local volunteers got together to rescue the fort from dereliction. They have slowly but surely renovated parts of fort. Its a work in progress so a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had wanted to visit the fort on previous visits to Cork, but the opening hours are limited so we never made it until recently. It was worth the wait! The staff and volunteers were friendly and helpful and gave us a good insight into...More

Thank sassypat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a wedding ceremony here in June and I would highly recommend it for an event like this. After the ceremony we went to the tea rooms for prosecco, canapés and cake and enjoyed beautiful harbour views on the deck. There were fantastic photo...More

Thank Mhorseman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a bit of a whirlwind visit with a family who frequents the place, so we really only saw the greatest hits. But there are a lot of artifacts on display, reenactments, and even someone who can look up family military records! The...More

Thank aidanboleyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camden Fort Meagher is a treasure trove of history and mystery, with its beautiful buildings, tunnels, underground chambers, and intriguing exhibitions. Watch out for the frequent re-enactments in the summer time. its a good day out for all the family, with beautiful views across the...More

1  Thank Niall O
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Camden fort is steeped in local and national history, step back in time to when world was at war trice, Camden's volunteers will regale you with stories of times gone by , well worth a trip

1  Thank ob1murray
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Camden Fort is situated just outside Crosshaven and sits on the entrance to Cork Harbour. The views from the walls are breathtaking and all of the harbour is visible. There has been much restoration and visitors can enjoy a well restored historical fort. I lucked...More

2  Thank GerryC400
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Won tickets to visit here last year 2017. My dad had been billeted there in the 1940's as a member of the LDF, so it was wonderful to be able to see where he had spent time and visualise the stories he shared with us....More

2  Thank helenaslattery
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Highly recommend. Some other reviewers were disappointed but if you are aware of what you are going to then you will not be disappointed. Not every part of the site is perfect condition, it is a constant work in progress to restore and prepare, but...More

2  Thank MaisyCC
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kellygl
28 July 2018|
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Response from Moog0_4 | Reviewed this property |
Hiya yes it is
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Marion598805
4 July 2015|
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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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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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