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Alcock and Brown Landing Site

Derrygimlagh Bog, Clifden, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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The site where John Alcock and Arthur Brown landed following their historic cross-Atlantic flight in 1919.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Derrygimlagh Bog, Clifden, Ireland
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+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is really part of the Marconi walk. It was put there in the last while as they have just opened up the Marconi walk, and it happens to be where Alcock and Brown landed !

Thank SFab1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of pictures and displays of newspaper accounts of the time. Interesting how little the money prize was for being the first to complete the transatlantic flight!

Thank Betty668988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a Nice 3 MILE walk. The History was explained through 7 stations. Lots of sheep! Lots of turf piles, largest bog in Ireland. Great views super windy. We can see why they made the landing here from the sky it would be flat...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very worthwhile and intersting site. A good pair pf shoes needed for this 5KM walk if you want to see all the info boards. Take your oen picnic and make an afternoon of it😉

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual historical site that makes use of the bog area with a 5k trail taking around the remains of Marconi's wireless station and the site of Alcock and Brown's transatlantic flight landing. All outdoor displays along a wide, graveled walkway show photos of the operation...More

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

its in a nice location with good scenery, but not much to see or do otherwise. the facilities were not very good. pleasant nonetheless

Thank tommannion2017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very well laid out with lots of information. it is very scenic but very open so don't forget your raincoat. The only thing missing are toilet facilities but I think they will be built soon..

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We visited this on a very sunny day. The scenery is breathtaking. There are lots of information sites along the way, giving details of the trans Atlantic radio station which once stood here. There is also lots of information on the Alcock and Brown, Atlantic...More

Thank DMario
Reviewed 2 May 2017

very good for longer walk, interesting mix of few attractions (if you are at least a bit interested in technology).

Thank marcin w
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We believe this to be a fairly new attraction in the area and we’re really glad we visited. The one site is both the location of the landing of Alcock and Brown and also the site of Marconi Station – just a coincidence it seems!...More

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