Very interesting and good goal for a visit out in Connemara. Really well built and performed with prepared walking. Easy to follow by the written information an soundclips on site.
About Alcock and Brown Landing Site
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We visited this site in July 2017, with two small children and we appreciated that the walk was well marked and not so difficult, so even our children could manage it. There is a number of interesting panels informing about the first trans-atlantic flight, as...More
About a 5km walk through the bog where Alcock and Brown crashed but also the site of Marconi's first commercial transatlantic transmission. Interesting to see on a nice day. If you get caught in the rain as we did it is a long walk back.
The thought that this was less than a 100 years ago is startling when overhead 7 miles high you can see a big Airbus dfoing 600 miles an hour...
The landing site of Alcock and Brown is often confused with the Marconi site and the signs are very misleading. Many go to look at the Marconi site and then walk 1.5K each way in a wasted walk unless they like a dose of sea...More
Who knew that Brits Alcock and Brown made the first transatlantic airplane crossing? Apparently, many did... but how many Americans, I wonder? Charles Lindbergh is famous in the US for making the first solo transatlantic crossing, but Alcock and Brown were ahead of him when...More
This is a fairly flat walk of 3.5km and tells the amazing story of the Marconi transmitter station and the pilots first flight from USA. Go for it .
Whoever set up this attraction did the best they could with a limited budget. It's an interesting layout consisting of a walk around the Marconi site with one or two pointers to where Alcock and Brown allegedly landed but there is not a lot of...More
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 !