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Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre

Corlea Trackway Centre | Longford, Keenagh, Ireland
+353 43 332 2386
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Fascinating

Well-financed excavation and preservation of a 148 BC roadway over bog land. Many hands felled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BeirutMoores
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Penang Island, Malaysia
Well worth the visit

If history is your thing and you want something more than just over commercialised tourist traps... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve J
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Corlea Trackway Centre | Longford, Keenagh, Ireland
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+353 43 332 2386
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well-financed excavation and preservation of a 148 BC roadway over bog land. Many hands felled hundreds of large oak trees, split them in half, and somehow moved them from a distance to line a trackway 2 km long. Knowledgeable staff lead tours--allow an hour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If history is your thing and you want something more than just over commercialised tourist traps then go and pay the Corlea Trackway Visitor centre a look. Inside you will be met by one of the guides who will explain what the centre is all...More

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Went here with 3 young kids, had a great visit with very informative guide who met us at the entrance. Kids loved the multitude of drawings and carvings, even sat through video. As other reviews say would be brilliant if a little was invested into...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

An absolute delight. We had a fantastic afternoon at Corlea today. The interpretive centre is really interesting with lots of panels giving information on the trackway itself, how it was made and the details of the find and excavation. It also had a really interesting...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We called here late in the afternoon and were treated to the full attention of a real enthusiast for the place.. The visitors centre is a modern facility with loads of displays and information well before you get to the main display; the Trackway itself....More

Thank Timothy9999
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

If you are interested in learning more about Ireland during the Iron Age this is the ideal attraction. It's a free attraction with guided tours for old and young alike that covers all there is to know about the ancient trackways discovered buried in the...More

Thank Angela S
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We read about the Corlea Trackway before traveling to Ireland from the U.S. I wonder if many local folks know about the site, due to little publicity? We drove by acres of a peat harvesting area before arriving at the visitor's centre. Most of the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This centre gives a brilliant insight into prehistory Ireland and its people. Highlighting their skills and knowledge during the bronze age.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The interpretive centre is amazing. The guide was brilliant, full of knowledge he brought the whole thing alive. At the end we asked for the coffee shop but was told it was closed due to lack of funds, what a pity. This wonderful piece of...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Keep taking different visitors here. Amazing attraction. Latest visit was with two of my grandsons. The member of staff taking us round put himself out to engage with them, they loved it. All the staff are so friendly & always make you feel welcome.

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