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Craggaunowen

Kilmurray, Sixmilebridge, Ireland
+353 61 360 788
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Thanks to John Hunt. for Craggaunowen...the living past.

Craggaunowen is a most worthwhile visit as it recreates via restoration and reconstruction earlier... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
waughzer2016
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Cork, Ireland
Interesting walk through the woods and Time

This is not the best folk park or history park I've ever seen, but it is pleasantly laid out... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
sharcar3045
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Stony Creek, New York
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Welcome to Craggaunowen – the Living Past Experience, Ireland’s original award winning Pre-historic Park. Come and explore the roots of the people, homesteads, animals and artifacts of our Celtic ancestors of over 1,000 years ago which have touched and shaped how we live today. **Please note this attraction is open APRIL TO SEPTEMBER ONLY**
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ring fort” (26 reviews)
“wild boar” (13 reviews)
“iron age” (8 reviews)
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Kilmurray, Sixmilebridge, Ireland
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+353 61 360 788
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Craggaunowen is a most worthwhile visit as it recreates via restoration and reconstruction earlier forms of life and living on the island of Ireland during the pre-historic and early Christian eras. This was the brainchild of late John Hunt who was an expert on Mediaeval...More

Thank waughzer2016
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is not the best folk park or history park I've ever seen, but it is pleasantly laid out through the forest near the towns of Bunratty & Quin in Ireland. It was a lovely afternoon walk, we learned a number of things, saw the...More

Thank sharcar3045
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours here today and it was well worth it! Beautiful forested walks with occasional well presented views of a working ring fort, crannog and a reconstructed tower house. No tour buses, we had the place to ourselves!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great day out. A couple of ambiguous signs made for questionable health and safety (I.e., 'dangerous descent to soutairns' left fellow visitors asking can we go down or no?)

Thank DeeBrizzle
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Amazing way to spend a few hours going back in time and learning more about the history of our area. Really enjoyed the trip and found it so interesting. Would definitely recommend visiting it - a great place for kids to run around and to...More

Thank LindaClare2015
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited on the Bank holiday Sunday when there were lots of extra things going on, talks, demos etc. Made the whole place come alive and was very interesting.

1  Thank pm6060
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place with loads of historic information made fun for young kids travel back in time experience accessible for all ages definitely go back again

Thank Norrie H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had looked for this attraction for a few years and eventually found it !! I enjoyed my trip around the site but with 4 teens I found the price too expensive so some stayed in the cafe ... €17 euro for and adult and...More

1  Thank lochGorman
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The site comprises of a selection of reconstructed elements from Irish history. From an Iron age ringfort, an early Christian settlement to a rather barren 16th century manor home and a 7th century reconstruction of a sea faring boat all set in a picturesque woodland...More

1  Thank generator5000
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited early morning and arrived before the first coach load. It was peaceful and a lot of fun for the kids. The island and little village was very interactive for the kids and the walk around was delightful. Only a morning is needed to...More

1  Thank Alan G
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GCBP15
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Response from Churchillmeadows | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours I'd say. Or longer or less it's up to you guys really.
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Ciara E
24 June 2016|
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Response from thirtyninesteps | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the above answer - it could be very awkward
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MaryfromMass
18 February 2016|
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Response from SimonMeltonMowbray | Reviewed this property |
We visited on (I think) 29 September last year and that was its late opening date for the season. Best to call them to check.
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