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wonderful abbey with special holy well

this is a very fine abbey with a large crypt. it sits beside the lake and there is a holy well... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Ennis, Ireland
Worth the walk in...

Killone Abbey has that deep soulful feeling you get visiting ancient ruins... It's on a lovely... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
County Clare, Ireland
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Jun 19, 2018
“wonderful abbey with special holy well”
Apr 22, 2018
“Worth the walk in...”
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

this is a very fine abbey with a large crypt. it sits beside the lake and there is a holy well close by. there is an annual mass celebrated here close to the end of June.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jkcollinsirl
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Killone Abbey has that deep soulful feeling you get visiting ancient ruins... It's on a lovely setting in the County Clare countryside, but it's about a mile's walk in through farm and forest. Must have been an incredible place in its time!

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank truestar2017
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Killone Abbey is an absolute gem, located on the outskirts of Ennis town. A beautiful and spiritual place which includes a wonderful walk and breath taking scenery. Must see

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Paul W
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Easy walk on a hard track. New owners allow you to walk any time. The Abbey is atmospheric and well looked after.

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank Wuxi1234
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We wanted to show my sister this incredible property. It was as magical as the 1st time. There were other visitors there when we were at the Abbey.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Debbie O
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Killone Abbey is a national monument which is privately owned. It recently changed hands and is under new ownership. There is no entrance fee. I noticed that the signs have changed at the entrance and they indicate that the ownership is not liable if you...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank Steven L
Reviewed December 26, 2016

I was able to find this abbey when even locals and the concierge at my hotel didn't know if it. It's a beautiful setting and a lovely Irish Abbey.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Note that the new owners of the estate have restricted access to between 10am and 5 pm. The gate is locked otherwise.

Date of experience: April 2016
8  Thank Wuxi1234
Reviewed March 9, 2016

A great place to go for a walk on a nice, sunny day. Lots to see there and a nice place to spend a few hours

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank mariagH509CB
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Killone abbey is one of the great unspoiled monuments around the Ennis area. It is also near a holy well where mass is celebrated every 23rd June. a place to get away from it all for a while.

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank ennisbannerman
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Sonja H
May 24, 2018|
Response from truestar2017 | Reviewed this property |
You probably would have to hire a taxi. It's a bit out of the way, and it's about a mile's walk in to the Abbey once you get to the parking spot.
Sonja H
May 9, 2018|
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Response from jkcollinsirl | Reviewed this property |
it's about ten to fifteen minutes from Ennis by car. There is very little public transport in this area. The Ennis to Kilkee passes closest, twice a day, but will leave you with a good walk. having a car or cycling to it... More
Sonja H
May 9, 2018|
Response from truestar2017 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is any practical public transport... you might be able to get a taxi from Ennis, though it would be expensive. The Abbey is about a mile's walk in from a small parking area once you get there.