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Reviewed 5 days ago

Clonmacnoise exceeded my expectations. The visitors centre was excellent and informative. There's a small area to walk through with some of the protected stones with information beside each exhibit. There's also a video every hour or so which gives the background for the site which...More

Thank Marley2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a long detour to get to the ancient Clonmacnoise but worth the effort. Make sure you watch the short animated video and see the inside exhibition as well as walking around the ruins and gravestones

Thank jdbooth69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historic place to visit. Good visitor centre providing plenty of info. Joined a tour and well worth it to get a good history of the site. A lovely place to spend some time, quiet, fantastic views and of course the hisyory of the site.

Thank HBC322
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here today with our young sons. Most places on site are accessible with a buggy but in all honesty there is not much here for young children. The site has some history attached to it. Every person interested in Irish and Christian history...More

1  Thank bandd2812
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the way home form a trip to Galway we stopped at Clonmacnoise. We had a marvellous tour of the site. it was great to see the origional high crosses in an onsite museum rather than have to travel to a second location to view...More

Thank RWB20152015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This may just be ruins, but it is one of the most significant historic sites in Ireland. The high crosses are wonderful, the views over the Shannon are beautiful. We went 20 years ago and a repeat visit was just as magical! Can get busy.

Thank The_Baptist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Neat to see, but wasn't too impressed with our guided tour. Interesting history and beautiful views along the River Shannon. Nice movie and tourist center. If you have other options for historical visits, and trying to fit much in your day, this one might be...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to a warm and friendly welcome at the desk and then a very knowledgeable guide who was excellent. Only quibble would be the video presentation was a bit dated and twee - also very minor but video room had cobwebs in your eye line...More

Thank dunderry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative visitors center. The grounds along the Shannon river are beautiful. It was very interesting reading the gravestones that were readable.

Thank 4travel_bug2014
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Visited on our tour of Ireland. We watched a short video presentation to begin with and then explored the grounds. Make sure you try The Whispering wall.

Thank Jo B
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3 July 2016|
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Response from texasmum85 | Reviewed this property |
Heather, We had a car. Sans that, I would think there would be local coach tours?
23 April 2016|
Response from Clair M |
Hi, look up Viking Tours Athlone. A very lovely and informative way to visit Clonmacnois. Hope this helps?