........if those walls could talk....Bective Abbey standing tall on the Banks of the Boyne is a monastery that dates back to 1147. Today the ruins of the Abbey are a wonderful place to explore and get lost in your imagination in a maze of alleyways and winding stairways.To date Bective Abbey has attracted the stars of Hollywood three times.  Captain Lightfoot was filmed there in 1955 staring Rock Hudson. Mel Gibson came to the Abbey in 1995 to film Braveheart, and most recently parts of The Last Duel, a Ridley Scott-directed medieval epic tale was filmed at Bective in 2020 and stars Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver and Jake Quinn.