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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to go to so peaceful must be awesome when it was in its full splendor Loads of graves and headstones ancient and new

Thank Burningburns
Reviewed 17 July 2018

One of our local guides favourite places and it's all things spooky and spectacular. There is a lovely churchyard and ancient grave sites within the walls.

Thank OntarioTrekker
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Yes, this is basically yet another ruin. However, enough of the original structures remain to provide a vivid sense of what this former monastic community was like. The setting is spectacular. The founders wanted to be 'away from it all', in a site that inspired...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Ancient Abbey ruins with a very interesting history. These ruins are set on the edge of the Burren in a picturesque location. The ancient graves are well preserved. It's a slight detour off the N67 and down what looks like a private farm road, but...More

Thank SeanPOM
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We came here first thing in the morning, on our drive from Spiddal. Very secluded, nobody else there at first, as we were finishing up, another couple came along and we exchanged picture taking. This is a ruin, just the shell of the building. But...More

Thank QGJohn
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We visited in a misty afternoon and had the place to ourselves for most of the visit. Very quiet and calm, and you can walk around the entire Abby. It's just one level and easy to walk around.

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This place was incredible! Some very old graves there. Built in 1190 I believe. Just beautiful! It is a bit of a drive but well worth the trip.

Thank rita m
Reviewed 10 April 2018

On my first trip to Ireland and my first tour, we found this gem which I will never forget. Historical Ireland. You can almost feel it come alive. This dates to the 1100 and yet is incredibly well maintained. I almost felt like I could...More

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

In Ireland for vacation and out driving countryside. I found the abbey online and knew we had to visit. It was eerily quiet but beautiful. We loved walking the grounds and reading the history oud the place. It really was one of the most extraordinary...More

Thank ALPH2015
Reviewed 3 April 2018

could be more done with the place to make and even better venue maybe more of those weather proof story boards explaining more of the history or general stories about the area.

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