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+353 96 43325

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Beautiful site!

We came that the site was officially closed for the Winter AND we arrived late, but we fund a nice lady who was still working and we had a very pleasant stop with a good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
US Expats
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US Expats
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145 reviews
73 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came that the site was officially closed for the Winter AND we arrived late, but we fund a nice lady who was still working and we had a very pleasant stop with a good explanation. Definitely Irish hospitality at its best!

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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Closed, but no notice of this until you get there! Very poor management, place looks shabby. Someone needs to improve the situation, let the public know whats going on, and advise when it is closed. I was very disappointed.

Thank Catherine D
Westport, Ireland
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171 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a somewhat blustery afternoon. The guide was most informative and had a passion about his work. He made the walk through the site very interesting. It was a wonderful trip back into life in Ireland hundred of years ago. Just one tip - make sure you have adequate and appropriate clothing for this outdoor activity. Yours truly... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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97 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The visitor center had a great deal of information on the history of the site, and the tour of the fields themselves included a demonstration as to how the search for the walls that marked the fields was conducted. We visited in late August on a clear, sunny day with the heather in bloom and it was a stunning sight... More 

1 Thank JimmyH70
Smithfield, Australia
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Glad we took the advice and visited. We were also fortunate to arrive within half an hour of the commencement of a guided tour. The guided tour is a must - otherwise you see - bog, stones, wildflowers, views of the Atlantic, and walk on boardwalks. The guided tour explains what this place is about, its history, and changes, over... More 

1 Thank RednekFNQ
Greeley, Colorado
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

WOW! We were staying in Castlebar and decided to head up to the northern coast of county Mayo to check out the Ciede Fields. To our lovely surprise they were actually closed for the winter, yet we followed the signs on the gate saying "to enter through the delivery entrance" and a wonderful woman was in the building getting some... More 

Thank sberry920
Dublin, Ireland
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1,095 reviews
766 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 528 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place to spend an hour or so. Really interesting interpretive centre that does nice food too, then a boardwalk through the Ceide Fields. The ancient walls and field divisions are clearly evident and the guide was interesting abd knowledgeable too. Amazing Atlantic views add to the whole experience. I absolutely loved this enchanting place.

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Well off the beaten trail but very much worth seeing. It is a unique historical site going back well before modern man put his stamp on earth. The tour staff were very friendly and our guide was knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the neolithic period. He had lots of information about this site and had toured other european sites so... More 

Thank Eugene J
Dublin, Ireland
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171 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The coastal drive to the Ceide Fields is stunning and we were lucky to have beautiful blue skies and autumnal (i.e. cold!) sunshine when we visited in late October close to the end of the season. The centre itself has been sensitively designed to fit into the landscape and is visible for miles around. It certainly cuts an imposing outline... More 

Thank bookworm7476
Leixlip, Ireland
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This was really worth the drive. The centre staff were very friendly and our tour guide was knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the neolithic site. She had lots of information and was able to tell us about current research and compare it to other sites around Europe. A history mad 15 year old thought this site was "cool!" And two... More 

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