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Quin Abbey

8 miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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Amazing history

We went on a light rainy day. It was quite amazing to see the Abbey. It's a nice place to stop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
South Jordan, Utah
Photo Op weather permitting....

This is a very photogenic spot. I had researched it before our departure from the states & knew... read more

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

We went on a light rainy day. It was quite amazing to see the Abbey. It's a nice place to stop and see a little bit of history.

Thank utahtravelgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very photogenic spot. I had researched it before our departure from the states & knew there were two spots where I could get a good shot if the weather cooperated. We landed in Shannon & were heading for Doolin. Quin was really...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Quin Abbey is just 20 minutes from Shannon, a perfect place to explore when you don't have time for a full day of travels. Also, we loved a lunch at the Abbey Tavern, right across the street. Such great food, we returned there for...More

Thank MikeandZoe2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully situated and well preserved Fransiskaner Abbey from the 15th century. At the edge of the small village of Quin, a little hard to find: to get to the site, take the R469 towards Knappogue, and you will find the entrance on the left just...More

Thank giuseppe23122017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read the reviews before going and we made sure we had time for this abbey. We had the place to ourselves on a Saturday afternoon. We weren't sure where to park (GPS wasn't so sure) and we ended up parking across a stream,...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

These are beautiful ruins, but there is not a lot to see here. Nice to stop and break the trip on narrow roads.

Thank SeaLoon
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Well-preserved Church, tower, and cloisters from 13th century in the center of wee Quin village. Minimal parking. Pub and wonderful Tea Room across the way. Not much info but you are free to wander the ruins and the grounds during open hours. Interior of the...More

Thank bobeff
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The Abby is free of charge and parking is convenient right near by. Impressive Abby ruins built from the remains of an earlier Castle. Wander at your own pace through the doorways and graves that are scattered around.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Unless I missed a seasonal exception, we stopped by here around 1030L (well after the advertised opening time) on our way to the Cliffs of Moher and the gates were locked. It appeared there was an area down the street that might have been the...More

1  Thank Richard-Julie_K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place... quite & tranquil. Great for young & older people, to vist. Quinn is a beautiful village

Thank fifi197142
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Lill M
what days and hours is the whole Abbey open to the public?
13 July 2015|
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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