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All reviews guided tour visitor center stone age small fee self guided fascinating site ancient history refundable deposit ancient past pre history guide sheet small museum both sides surrounding mountains across the road interesting place interesting visit
Stopped at Carrowmore after a tip from our Walrey B and B hostess, Mrs. Reynolds, who also sent us on to Knock...The guide at the Visitors Center was very helpful and answered the many questions we had before we went out into the fields. The...More
Well worth a visit if you’re interested in Neolithic history and landscape. I had a very attentive, informed guided tour of the sites and learned a lot. The surroundings are also beautiful (wonderful views of Knocknarea, for example) and theres a strong sense of the...More
I visited this site one day over 20 years ago when I was working on another Neolithic dig run by the Swedish archaeologist who did several digs here. The improvements to the site since then are fantastic — OPW has turned the cottage into a...More
The cemetery itself is - if you walk straight in - not much to look at, to be honest. That is precisely why you should spend 15-30 minutes in the visitor centre beforehand to read all the displays and talk to one of the guides....More
Some might think, "Who cares, there are some stones out in a field." To me it's overwhelming to be in the midst of ancient, mystical construction. There are large stone circles and tombs are marked as you walk through the fields. Dating tests on charcoal...More
We were welcomed warmly and given all the information needed to make sense of the sites. The sites are spaced apart and you need to walk across fields to see each burial site, sensible shoes and weather protection may be needed. We found the experience...More