The Whitby Abbey* Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire – YO22 4JT * I have always been drawn to the iconography of the Gothic Abbey atop the hills of Whitby, England. It is that vaguely interwoven backdrop of the gothic culture that is drawn to this city that once was home to Bram Stoker and the [...]
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leafworks’ photostream on Flickr. Most up-to-date travel photos currently in Ireland, and the most up-to-date photos cover the medieval towns of Cahir and Cashel including Cahir Castle, Rock of Cashel, and Hore Abbey. Sunday, November 27, 2011.
Hore AbbeyCashel, Ireland Just 1 km down from the Rock of Cashel is the Hore Abbey, a ruined Cistercian monastery on the Tipperary plains in Southern Ireland. The name for the abbey comes from the term “iubhair” meaning “Yew Tree”. The Abbey was given to the Cistercians by the Benedictines from Archbishop David MacCearbhaill in [...]
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden* http://www.kylemoreabbey.com/ * Kylemore, Ireland “Mainistir na Coille Móire” is one of Connemara’s famous attractions, the Kylemore Abbey with its Victorian Walled Garden is a highlight of history in the area. Nestled in an area of old oakwoods which terrace the mountainside, within the mountainous valley of Kylemore Pass with [...]