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Connemara Heritage and History Centre

Lettershea, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21246
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A highlight of my two weeks in Ireland

We stopped here for tea and were charmed by the tour. Pulled by a huge tractor and comfy in an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
erchurch
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Heritage and History Centre

The enthusiasm and kindness of the staff made a very pleasant visit. Unfortunately it was quite a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JanJenkins2016
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cottage” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Lettershea, Clifden, Ireland
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+353 95 21246
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for tea and were charmed by the tour. Pulled by a huge tractor and comfy in an enclosed wagon, we made our way to the top with stories and singing by our guide, the local farmer. The cottage of Dan O'Hara and...More

Thank erchurch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The enthusiasm and kindness of the staff made a very pleasant visit. Unfortunately it was quite a climb up to Dan O`Haras Cottage so we missed a closeup. Apart from a short film there was not a lot to see and it was an expensive...More

Thank JanJenkins2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started off with a 20 minute video of Connemara history which was interesting enough. After we went to the recommended (by the lady at reception), wondering where the history and heritage piece was. We found 3 small cottages with no description of any kind. The...More

1  Thank Gis_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady was very helpful and informative, pointing out things of interest on a big map. Lots of useful leaflets

Thank gavScotland_Portugal
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Loved this place and am pleased we dropped in. You could spend a lot of time here if you have the time as there is a lot to see and read. It's worth a visit, especially if your are interested in history and the culture...More

Thank rk46382
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We didn't quite make sense of this site. Where the "historic" structures in the garden real or artificial? We were allowed to walk through the fields to see the Connemara ponies or not? And as we didn't have time to wait around for the start...More

1  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Not very large compared to alot of the tourist attactions but filled with lot of interesting items, good information from staff and excellent views of countryside

1  Thank Eugene J
Reviewed 1 August 2016

They take you with a tractor to watch the scenery . to see the old house of Dan O'hare, to see how they cut the turf, and above all they tell you about the history of the family, the farm and Clifden in a very...More

1  Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

A love place steeped in history. We walked around the visitors center before going on a short walk following the yellow trail. It took us 30 minuets to do the loop. There is a lot of steep slopes up and down but the kids really...More

1  Thank catherine e
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Everything above this centre was good. Lovely cafe, clean toilets, excellent information centre. Great to see the Connemara ponies and to talk to the breeder. Great walk up Diamond Hill.

1  Thank ValO102
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