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The abandoned village on Achill Island is a great place to get in a hike and learn about a genuine... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Mark S

With the Malley gene firmly claimed we return here most years. Real sense of history about our... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Western Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

The abandoned village on Achill Island is a great place to get in a hike and learn about a genuine mystery!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

With the Malley gene firmly claimed we return here most years. Real sense of history about our maybe just feels that way when your partner, Simon claims his great great great great great great great granny is Grace.

Thank conacottage
Reviewed October 21, 2017

While some of our group climbed Croagh Patrick, the others ventured around Clew Bay to look at other sites of significance including Killadangan – Stone Row. The stone row consists of four stones aligned NNE-SSW. The stones increase in height from the 0.45 metre high...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

So much to see and learn on this trail. The roads are good and the various sites are well signposted. There is much to learn!!

1  Thank Cathyaf57
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I'm amazed that more people don't do this, it's so worthwhile. The trail consists of 21 archaeological and heritage sites within a few miles of Westport town. We covered most of the sites in two days, but need to plan a visit to Clare Island...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

An abandoned village with many stone remains. You can imagine what life must have been like then. Lots of walking.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Signposted fascinating selection of ancient monuments i never knew of in many previous trips around the area. Bought a book for 10 euros which has dreadful directions and no more information than on the sites but finally found most of them. See the Bohane Stone...More

1  Thank AnneNewcastleNSW
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Vandals or perhaps locals have twisted the signs at site 2. Go south on N59 about 8klicks when you pass the kennel take the next left to Bohea. The society bought the property so you are not trespassing. The road is wide enough for two...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is located at The Quay in Westport (we walked from Westport to it , approx 20 mins) and could be easily overlooked. The sign is close to where the Tour Train operates. It's a small building crammed with memorabilia of local and national history...More

3  Thank John M
Reviewed June 21, 2015

We kept seeing the signs for the Clew Bay Archeological Trail, but couldn't find more information. Finally found their website (hidden under someone's B2B site?) and searched for the Clew Bay Visitor Centre, but never Open? Also local Visitor centres were all out of the...More

3  Thank BogeyPeter
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i am pretty sure that the first answer is right!