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Quin Abbey

8 miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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Great stop on road from Shannon airport!

We flew into shannon and drove to galway. I was going to make Ennis my first stop but I read the... read more

Reviewed today
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Loved walking through this history

We almost didn't stop because my kids were sure it was "closed'! Don't pass it by. A quick walk to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
charla l
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8 miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

We flew into shannon and drove to galway. I was going to make Ennis my first stop but I read the reviews about this place and the lack of crowds and just had to take the slight detour off the road to see it. It...More

Thank ALTrvlr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We almost didn't stop because my kids were sure it was "closed'! Don't pass it by. A quick walk to the ruins behind the current parish church and you can walk through centuries of stories. It is amazing to see where so many lived and...More

Thank charla l
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ireland is not short of ruined abbeys but I felt this one was among the more interesting ones. The abbey is built on the ruins of a Norman castle, with some of the older fortifications still evident. The cloister is still intact as well. When...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very old Abbey that is now a cemetery. Free to walk around and think of the history. It was raining when we went so only 2 other people were there at the same time. Had lunch at the Abbey Tavern across the street. Great views...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice peaceful place surrounding views only marred by the god awful new church built by it (I'm sure it a lovely place ...meh ! but architecturally un-challenging) , the ruin is a fine example of how things were built with one of the best preserved...More

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Ennis and visited Quinn about 8 miles or so from Ennis. A nice village with a couple of nice bars for vegetable soup hot coco tea and red wine :-) Abbey Quinn free (euros) to walk through. This is an interesting 1400s. A...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst staying in the area we decided to go and see this abbey and we were very glad we did. Set back from the road it stands proud and is a very popular spot for tourists. The building is very well kept with a maze...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully kept abbey which has been left for people to view despite its run down appearance. Obviously well maintained and kept as it appears to have been left all those years ago. It is situated in a small village and dominates the area. Well...More

Thank Bucketgob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Quin Abbey many times and it always draws us to experience its beauty and history. For the kids it is a wondrous maze of halls and cloisters...for adults it is a contemplative setting for a walk back into a bit of...More

Thank Louis G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We went on a light rainy day. It was quite amazing to see the Abbey. It's a nice place to stop and see a little bit of history.

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Lill M
12 July 2015|
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Response from ClaudiaDina | Reviewed this property |
Last time we went there were no opening hours but there was somebody taking care of the place and made sure we don't step or sit on the wrong places. After 6 pm he closed the gates but you could go around and find an... More