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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.
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Derrygimlagh Bog, Clifden, Ireland
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+353 91 563 081
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"transatlantic flight"
in 12 reviews
"radio station"
in 7 reviews
"interesting walk"
in 5 reviews
"wireless transmission"
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"interesting place"
in 5 reviews
"piece of history"
in 4 reviews
"great walk"
in 7 reviews
"hour walk"
in 2 reviews
"bring a jacket"
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"sheep grazing"
in 2 reviews
"charles lindbergh"
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"aviation history"
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"information points"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
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"marconi"
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"bog"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This wonderful looped walk gets you off the beaten track to explore the edge of the Roundstone Bog complex. The information panels telling the story of the early 20th century Marconi wireless station, and the landing of Alcock and Brown in 1919 show how Connemara...More

Thank breandanoscanaill
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From this carpark at the top of the Errislannan Hill, you can see the entire penninsula, surrounded by such an amazing body of living Ocean!!! Constantly moving and changing! An experience of a lifetime!

Thank Tomas and Carol L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great and interesting walk, it just takes you over an hour to walk it, longer if you have children. worth going to it is well done.

Thank 993wendy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

big white rock stuck at the end of the shoreline very visible from Sky loop road. looked like it was had to get to from other side of shore.

Thank IvorLarne
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Although it was a windy day the 5 kilometer loop walk at ones ease was well worth it for the bog land scenery, to see the black faced sheep grazing on such a remote place and to see where history was made the history of...More

Thank michael k
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

History! A superb walk through time. You have to understand where you are where real history was made. The posts that you can look through show you what it used to look like before the site was all destroyed. But this walk has been lovingly...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Only a few minutes from Clifden. Well worth the trip and to walk at the site. Don't miss it. Watch out for attack sheep. Just kidding !

Thank Clif C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Such a nice way to spend a couple of hours in beautiful scenery and fresh air. Highly recommended. Good path, interesting exhibits, lots to learn

Thank David N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I was staying at the delightful Abbeyglen Castle Hotel when I heard about this Alcock and Brown landing site on what was the same place that Guglielmo Marconi made the his trans-Atlantic wireless transmission to north America, I had misgivings as to it being a...More

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Now, my husband and I thought we could do this pretty swiftly and get to each site within our 3hr break from the children... we could... but legged it through the last sites and didn’t get to take in the beauty as much as we...More

Thank WildWestRita
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