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Christine R

Back in 2009 some college friends and I went ghost hunting and went Goare Abbey. I got pics and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joseph M
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Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Ireland
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All reviews cow dung short walk an easy walk nice walk walk around vantage point beautiful ruin great photos across the road well worth a visit guided tour field abbey ruins rock hill path
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Reviews online said to go here rather than visiting the rock of cashel if you only have time for one - and that was our situation. I feel like we didn't plan for enough time here - the 30 minutes flew by and we could...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christine R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back in 2009 some college friends and I went ghost hunting and went Goare Abbey. I got pics and the images were scary. What an exciting place after midnight to go ghost hunting with night vision cameras

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Abbey free to see Don’t miss it! Park along the road and climb the stone wall. You can see it from Rock of Cashel. Step back in time and imagine this beautiful structure

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Saw this on our way out of Cashel and it was a fabulous little detour! There’s no tour or anything but you can just walk around the old abbey. You learn about it on the tour at Cashel, so it was neat to apply the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nmbusath
Reviewed March 2, 2019

A free excursion just downhill from the Rock of Cashel. Take the time to have a walk around - just be wary of the cow pats in the nearby field!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place to walk around and there is also the rock of cashel right beside it both are nice places to visit there is also plenty of cafes and resturants around for a bite to eat its well worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jason M
Reviewed January 12, 2019

You can see the abbey ruins down the hill if you peek through the rock wall at the Rock of Cashel. Just take the path to the right as you exit, and you can walk down the hill and across the road to get to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KP2874
Reviewed December 10, 2018

On a whim, we took the exit for Cashel on the way from Limerick back to Dublin (saw the castle sigh). The Abbey is free (nice), has good access and reasonable parking (again it is free) - but it has a fabulous view from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidChester_VA
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is just a little walk down the path along the side of Cashel. It is delightfully quiet as most visitors to Cashel often miss it. There is a lovely walk around it and the site is so peaceful it is well worth stretching your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brendan D
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Just below the Rock of Cashel in a large open field. Fun to just walk around and check out. Well worth a visit if you are at the Rock.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
There is not a parking lot. We just parked on the side of the road next to the gate. You have to walk through a cow pasture on a cement sidewalk to get there. It is well worth the time.