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We throughly enjoyed exploring around the Abbey. Well worth a visit and more exciting for young... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An old abbey a short walk across the fields from the Rock of Cashel and giving lovely views back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed exploring around the Abbey. Well worth a visit and more exciting for young kids than the neighbouring Rock Of Cashel. Stunning views of the rock from the Abbey too!

Thank Tuddy2Shoes
Reviewed 1 week ago

An old abbey a short walk across the fields from the Rock of Cashel and giving lovely views back over the Rock. Worth the extra bit of a walk and a nice contrast to the busy Rock. A good spot to sit in peace and...More

Thank MatureAdult
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We viewed Hore Abbey from the rock of Cashel. but didn't go there. As ruins go, it appeared to be average, which is still awe inspiring. Most ruins are missing the roof, since they were made of wood.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hore Abbey is a fun place to explore with you family. Amazing photographic angles and views abound. My only wish is that there was a display that would better explain the history of the Abbey to help the visitor get a better context to what...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing how close to the rock of cashel but not as many vistors. detail, age, its hard to imagine living in a time like this. loved it

Thank jhoway2go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a stop if you're in the area! You can walk in and around the Abby ruins - just be careful of the cow dung since there are many cows grazing in the area.

Thank Shch25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have taken the time to visit The Rock, then take a few minutes to go over to the Abbey. You can either walk or drive over to it. It is free, and worth the time to see it.

Thank salupm1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent well over an hour exploring these ruins all alone. It was wonderful to imagine the people that once worshipped here. It is near the Rock of Cashel and within an easy walk

Thank Shuleran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After The Rock we drove down to look at the Abbey. You can walk down but it is a bit of a walk and it started to rain so we drove there. It's nice that there is not coach loads of tourists there but do...More

Thank umlaith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tooka stroll to the abbey and absolutely loved it, great for taking some photos if you're into gravestones and decaying buildings as I am and also a good opportunity to take a couple of pics of the rock of cashel. Must-see!

Thank EMellmydear
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