Mussenden Temple
A2, Downhill BT51 Route Planner
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Jul-Aug: 10am-5pm; mid Mar-Jun and Sep: weekends and Bank Hols 10am-5pm


Mussenden Temple, an elegant adaptation of the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli, clings to the cliff edge overlooking the sea. It is the main vestige of Downhill's erstwhile splendour. It also commands a fine view over the sandy beach, prized by surfers.


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