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The Cong Heritage Trail

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One of the very few "touristy" things we did

A required stop for any Quiet Man fan. Informative staff, even though I'm sure they've answered the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Charlie Q
Vero Beach, Florida
Fairyland Trail

...look for fairies, leprechauns and other mystical creatures on this beautiful wooded walk under... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Pat M
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

A required stop for any Quiet Man fan. Informative staff, even though I'm sure they've answered the same questions hundreds of times.

Thank Charlie Q
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

...look for fairies, leprechauns and other mystical creatures on this beautiful wooded walk under the arches of the most magnificant tress you can imagine. Cross an ancient bridge and find yourself in the quaint, friendly village of Cong. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Cong Heritage Trail is a very well marked trail around the village and through the wooded area around the village and castle. It is a very quiet peaceful area and a great nature hike. We saw birds and squirrels and pretty flowers and unique...More

Thank OKCBammy
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Cong Heritage Trail was created some years ago and is maintained by the local Heritage Society. There is a trail leaflet which describes the heritage sites around the village and is available from local shops. Each site has a a number allocated to it...More

4  Thank William_Wilde
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We walked through a number of the trail areas from Ashford Castle out to the Village of Cong and back, each time taking a different route.The woods surrounding the trails are beautiful and full of photo opportunities. The only caution I would offer is if...More

2  Thank Chief1797
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We walked from Ashford castle to Cong and back to the castle. This little town has so much to offer!! Chapel ruins, John Wayne references, a beautiful river and a lovely quiet forest. There are several restaurants and a park for relaxing! Had to rent...More

Thank Donna I
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed a lovey tour with our tour guide Frank Thorton....yes that's right Thorton was his name. Frank was dlightful. He knew word for word everything said by Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne at each location bringing the classic movie to life....More

1  Thank ballyverde
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We knew about Glebe Stone Circle from our tourist map, but the other sites on the Heritage Trail were new finds for us, and provided us an entertaining couple of hours exploration around Cong before heading back into Galway for the night. The stone circles...More

2  Thank dunadan
Reviewed 9 August 2015

really enjoyable following this route. good fun visiting all the sites used in the film, enjoyed the local pubs

1  Thank Marie H
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We were drawn to Cong to see the area where the Quiet Man was filmed. The town was lovely and the scenery was delightful! It was definitely worth the stop!

1  Thank Kim G
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