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2 for the price of none!

To get a magnificent walk while you discover the story behind 2 fascinating pieces of history is... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Dublin, Ireland
Hidden gem

A really interesting and pleasant find near Clifden. Open air museum visit and walk, all-in-one... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Derrygimlagh, Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This exceeded our expectations. Although it's quite a walk it's very informative and you see the Alcock and Brown landing site with some great interpretive information

Thank 770ianrobinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The site of Marconi's landmark transmissions across the Atlantic at the dawn of instant communications. Really well presented site with interesting, well spaced information points and very good paths. As a bonus this is also the site of the landing of the first transatlantic flight....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to this attraction. It was cold and windy and a very long walk to cover all of it if you stop to read all the signs and explanations. I'd do it again on a better weather day. Free and historic location.

Thank kilted2
Reviewed 9 June 2018

To get a magnificent walk while you discover the story behind 2 fascinating pieces of history is just wonderful. You simply couldn't visit Clifden and not look into what happened here that made it world famous. Sympathetically laid out in the bog, the historical info...More

Thank Danielle100
Reviewed 30 May 2018

If you want to combine a good walk that courses through a genuine Irish bog with some way-before-Internet history this is the place. Reviewer who labeled it "open air" is 100% spot on. Definitely wide open spaces interspersed with intelligently designed information kiosks - spinning...More

Thank joe-d
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Marconi station is a lovely place to visit with his historical context nice view surrounded with ocean.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Such a beautiful and relaxing walk! Right in the middle of the biggest protected wetlands in Connemara. You must have a look!

Thank Tomas and Carol L
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A really interesting and pleasant find near Clifden. Open air museum visit and walk, all-in-one. Plenty of interesting and interactive information about Marconi's trans-Atlantic radio station, with information about the first record-breaking trans-Atlantic flight as icing on the top. Dress well for the walk, this...More

Thank Sioandtravels
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Quite interesting walk amidst sheep and active bog cuttings. Well done information kiosks with right mix of text and pictures, as well as audio powered by hand cranks. Marconi's stations were so unbelievably audacious--

Thank dem-als
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Approx 3 mile loop, fairly easy(I’m 70). Very well thought out and informative. Two history lessons in one walk:first wireless transmission plus first trans Atlantic flight. And it’s FREE

Thank seeleyl
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Response from PestfromBuda | Reviewed this property |
You're in Ireland - depending on whom you speak to it's either. Having been there I reckon it's Clifden. We found it easily, but then a decent map helps!