Ardboe Old Cross

Ardboe Cross is a national monument dating from the tenth century. It was the first High Cross built in Ulster. Standing at 18.5 feet high and 3.5 feet wide, this is the original stone cross, placed here over one thousand years ago. The twenty-two panels depict Old Testament stories and New Testament scenes. There are also remains of a church and abbey here. The abbey was founded by Saint Coleman in 590 and the church built during the sixteenth century.

Prices:

Admission free.

Opening times:

Open access all year round.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Magherafelt Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

From Cookstown take the B73 to Coagh. Follow the signs for Ardboe. In the village of Moortown take a right turn, signposted for Ardboe Cross. The cross is 2 miles ahead on the left.
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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