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Loved loved loved every bit of this place. Such incredible beauty in the property and structures... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vancouver, BC
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Beautiful, bring boots!

It's Ireland, so it's likely to have rained in the near past or will rain in the near future. It's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alix C
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Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved loved loved every bit of this place. Such incredible beauty in the property and structures. Stunning views of the castle above which you will also be visiting on this trip!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's Ireland, so it's likely to have rained in the near past or will rain in the near future. It's a pretty muddy/farmy trek out to the abbey through a field, so I'd recommend bringing suitable shoes.

Thank Alix C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

If you are old and decrepit like me, it will take you 15-20 minutes to walk from the rock of Cashel to this stunning ruin. At a minimum the views back to the rock from this setting are simply magical and worth the effort to...More

Thank bluejay377
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

lovely to learn about it during our guided tour of The Rock of Cashel, as its very near/walking distance.

Thank Emanuel O
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is free to visit and a beautiful ruin so definitely worth stopping at if you're in the area. Just mind your step on the path!

Thank LateLate77
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The weather cooperated on our morning visit to Cashel, so when the tour groups arrived at the Rock, we hiked down the hill to this atmospheric ruin. Looking back up at the Rock of Cashel makes for some great photo opportunities through the stones. We...More

Thank strangersblog
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Horse Abbey was a short drive from Cashel and absolutely steeped in history. The ruins of this Abby are very interesting. We also enjoyed the scenery along the drive.

Thank Lorna F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Self-guided attraction, but the ruins of the Abbey are extremely interesting. Worth a short visit. Free

Thank Art G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Views of the wonderful place can be seen from the Rock of Cashel and it begs you to walk the trail to this beautiful place.

Thank markreilly282
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I decided to explore the Abbey after viewing it from the Rock of Cashel. This was definitely worth the quick walk down the hill (back up the hill took a bit longer!). The ruins themselves are interesting, and allow for lots of good photo ops....More

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31 October 2017|
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Response from jan r | Reviewed this property |
There are places to park but in peak times this may be a problem as they are limited.