"St Patrick's Town" Downpatrick by diamond_skies

Downpatrick Travel Guide: 3 reviews and 10 photos

Downpatrick is most well known for being the supposed final resting place of St Patrick. Patrick was a busy boy in this area, founding many churches. There are a lot of other early Christian sites in the area around the town.

The town itself is quaint with mostly Victorian buildings. The surrounding countryside is very pretty, with rolling green hills (called drumlins) and scatterings of gorse, which are bright yellow in the spring.

  • Last visit to Downpatrick: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • MURRA's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2006 at 7:13 AM

    carry on , like see more fotos

  • chiara76's Profile Photo
    Dec 18, 2005 at 4:15 AM

    Nice pictures! Just wanted to say you my best wishing for Christmas and a Happy New Year 2006! Greetings from Poland.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Dec 4, 2005 at 11:03 AM

    Good tip and page. Good links to local bands websites as well. The castle looks not very attractive to me but the setting is pretty. Keep on your work on VT, please :-)

  • Aug 21, 2005 at 4:26 PM

    Jane ,it looks a lovely place to visit,albeit a bit scarey looking,Lynda : )


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