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Address: Derrygimlagh, Clifden, Ireland

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Lovely walk, great parking

Lovely walk and very informative. Perfect for walking or biking. Beware of the sheep droppings on the trail ;)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely walk, if you wear proper rain gear on wet days..other than that it is interesting and the history is well documentated

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a a very long walk but well worth going on history is well documented and the views are stunning seeing lots of animals upclose.

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belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this site 18 th Feb. Great morning out. So much history and a lovely walk. Site of first transmission across the Atlantic and site where Allcock and Brown touched down on the first transatlantic flight. No entrance charge. Definitely recommend it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This really is worth seeing; brilliant interventions in an extraordinary natural landscape. A perfect 5k walk to blow off the worries of life. And the ghosts of Marconi and his men seem to haunt the place. A must see.

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new york, ny
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lovely walk and very informative. Perfect for walking or biking. Beware of the sheep droppings on the trail ;)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We really enjoyed our visit: it is quite a long walk around the site (though the walkways are well built, so even in the rain it was comfortable walking), but well worth it to learn about the project and to see for yourself what an isolated place this was. The photos of how the site once looked are particularly well... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This site provides information and views pertaining to the massive effort by Marconi to conduct trans-Atlantic communications. There is no charge and a fair bit of walking is necessary but it is not hilly. The site also give some good info and observation of peat bogs

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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you see the size of the place and the photos of the technical equipment, then you realize what a technologically advanced project this has been

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

A great 5km walk round the bog (fortunately there are stone and wood walkways so don't worry about ending up waist-deep in the mire like aviation pioneers Alcock and Brown did !) with plenty of interpretative signage to get a feel for how this important site operated. Toilets and a tea bar would be appreciated to save the dash back... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited on a dry but over cast day the perfect day for this 3.5ish mile walk. The newly improve paths and the addition of information post, made this a very enjoyable and informative walk. There is not much left of the original buildings but with the information provided there's enough to get a real feeling of what it would... More 

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