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Drumlane Abbey

off R201, Milltown, Belturbet, County Cavan

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the remains of an abbey/monastery, a round tower and a cemetery.
  • Comments View
    • The abbey remains and the main part of the cemetery are separated via a stone wall.
    • There are gates to both areas, located along an access track to the site from the car park.
    • There is an information board located outside the abbey gates.
    • There are no set opening times.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Milltown.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Edgeworthstown.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • It may be possible to drop-off along the access track next to the abbey or cemetery.

Outside Access (Abbey Gates)

  • This information is for the entrance located along an access track.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 194cm (6ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Abbey Gates)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Cemetery Gates)

  • This information is for the entrance located along an access track.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Abbey )

  • There is a medium step leading into the abbey and also leading to the round tower.
  • There are loose stone chipping paths with moderate slopes leading around the site.
  • There is a stone wall between the abbey and the main part of the cemetery.
  • There is a stepped crossing over the wall.
  • The crossing has a handrail.
  • Alternative access is via the cemetery gates.

Level Change (Cemetery)

  • There is a concrete path which runs through the centre of the cemetery.
  • The path has a moderate slope.
  • There are moderate grass slopes in other areas.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • The photograph shows the information board.