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Quin Abbey

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8 miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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We made a special detour to visit this abbey and were not disappointed. While you have to pay in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Prague, Czech Republic

spend some time roaming around and inside the ruins and get a real feel of the local Irish history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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8 miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a special detour to visit this abbey and were not disappointed. While you have to pay in many places here the entry is free. Originally there was a monastery here which burnt down,an abbey was built in its place between 1402 - 1433....More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spend some time roaming around and inside the ruins and get a real feel of the local Irish history, and if you catch the true spirit of this living abbey you'll understand why the Irish history is still very much alive among today's Irish people.

Thank vhdejong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With craftsmen using hard limestone, so much of beautiful carving survives. It is a lovely Franciscan abbey to visit and an added bonus is the excellent café opposite the entrance. Highlights are the exceptionally well preserved cloisters and the unusual west doorway with its flat-topped...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This abbey presents numerous opportunities for photographers. The colors and texture of the stone is varied and lends itself to hdr images especially. Probably a 1 to 2 hour stop.

Thank chowardjones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm delighted to return to Quin Abbey and find the gate unlocked! It has many features not found in the other Irish Abbeys, Definitely worth a visit!! In the evening it is lit up making it extremely picturesque!

Thank canonphotographer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have passed Quin Abbey many times but never been inside and delighted that I finally did. It is a fabulous part of our history and our tour guide gave a wonderfully interesting talk of the history of the Abbey. The talk was mesmerising and it...More

Thank LindaClare2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed visiting this wonderful old abbey in the middle of Quin. Passing thru a cow pasture, you pass thru a turnstile and can wander at your leisure thru the spaces and get some great photos. The pub across the street has a great...More

Thank csfMaineusa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quinn Abbey is located in the village of Quinn. It is a well preserved ruin with a graveyard that is still in use today. You can walk inside the ruin. The cloister remains and is intact. There are some stone carvings and window sills, as...More

Thank equiss01
Reviewed 14 August 2017

well worth a stop to look at this beautiful old abbey.. Cloisters are fantastic and are hidden weel inside the abbey.. well worth finding.

Thank lochGorman
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Not loaded with tourists. Wonderfully kept. Across from the Abbey Restaurant which was delicious! We really enjoyed our visit to Quin.

Thank Tesa1967
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Lill M
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Response from ClaudiaDina | Reviewed this property |
Last time we went there were no opening hours but there was somebody taking care of the place and made sure we don't step or sit on the wrong places. After 6 pm he closed the gates but you could go around and find an... More