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Buried beneath the Connemara Mountain lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore! Let the team at Glengowla Mines lead you on a journey of discovery of how lead and silver were mined from the roots of the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Glengowla East | County Galway, H91 PX22, Oughterard, Ireland
All reviews gift shop panning for gold the owner our tour guide pan for gold working farm well worth a visit sheep herding hard hats family run excellent tour all ages young man his son lamb mine shaft fools gold
This was one of my favorite tours in all of Ireland! We showed up around five pm one night (it’s in the middle of no where) and they very kindly still let us do the tour. It’s an old lead mine that was only in...More
Being local, I contacted Keith Geoghegan to arrange my daughters 10th birthday party. The place was perfect and my daughter and her friends had an amazing day.. Keith, his son and John couldn’t of done more, he decorated the shed, and John gave the perfect...More
I discovered this amazing place by an organized tour, I spent few hours in this stunning place,John the guide is very funny and he loves his job and is well prepared. I certainly recommend a visit to the Glengowla Mines.
Google said is a Tourist Attraction... well yes... but I will call it also a Historical place.
Friendly guide, staff... and dog :)
Kids have fun visiting the mine and finding gems :) (save some time for kids to do that)
... on my list...More
We turned up on a quiet Tuesday to see the mine, and we are very glad we did!
Our guide (John, I believe) clearly has so much interest and passion for the place. His tour was full of history, human interest, geological knowledge, and personal...More
We had a great time exploring the mines with Jonathan the guide. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about the topic. The surroundings are fantastic and the gold panning activity outside the mine was super fun for the kids :) thank you for a fantastic...More
We recently took a tour of the Glengowla Mine! Our tour guide for the visit was Tom! He was informative, funny and had the best story's ever! Tom had passion for this role and he brought the tour alive! We were not sure what to...More
This is a most interesting tour. It’s not long but it’s very informative. They are very helpful people too. We happened to arrive a few minutes after a tour started and the gentleman at the cash asked the tour guide to wait for us! The...More