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Just like any other Ireland Abbey

The abbeys almost all look the same in Ireland. They are usually ruins with gravesites in and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelLover985
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Michigan
Vacation

Again, this is a great piece of history with a chance to see an beautiful Abbey and using your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perry H
,
San Diego, California
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  • Average5%
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“cow pasture” (26 reviews)
“patties” (6 reviews)
“short walk” (17 reviews)
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Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The abbeys almost all look the same in Ireland. They are usually ruins with gravesites in and around them. A bit spooky. Some of the graves are new and some are older. We felt that once you have seen one, you have seen them all....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again, this is a great piece of history with a chance to see an beautiful Abbey and using your imagination you can place yourself back in time.Great for the kids and a great add on site.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hore Abbey stands in the middle of a cow pasture within viewing distance of Rock of Cashel. You can walk a path from the castle through the pasture, which I hear is quite full of cow patties, or there is a small side road by...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a 12th century ruin near the Rock of Cashel. It has not been been renovated and the crowds are not as prevalent here.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After your visit to Rock of Cashel, save time to visit Hore Abbey down at the bottom of the hill. There is a delightful little path through a field to cross the road and then another path through a pasture to the Abbey. Or you...More

Thank AGEtraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The abbey is impressive. Has not been restored but keeps basic structure of the 12th century. Its architecture is amazing but in line with old Cistercenian and Benecditine layouts typical of 12th and 13th century Europe.

Thank Juan Carlos S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No car park, just park along the road. Wouldn't think it ever gets busy so that shouldn't be a problem. Access is over a stile & then a walk across a field but on a concrete pathway so easy going. I got a wonderful photo...More

Thank Kazcou
Reviewed 12 August 2017 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 10 August 2017

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 8 August 2017

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
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