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Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre

Corlea Trackway Centre | Longford, Keenagh, Ireland
+353 43 332 2386
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OPW needs to invest in this gem

I spent a wet Sunday exploring this amazing historic site. My guide Noel, was enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
atropos_uk
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Missed opportunity

Fabulous important site here. But a lack of signage, nothing for children in terms of a worksheet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ursula O
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County Donegal, Ireland
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Corlea Trackway Centre | Longford, Keenagh, Ireland
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+353 43 332 2386
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"hidden gem"
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"bog road"
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"well worth the visit"
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"stone age"
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"interested in irish history"
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"whole thing"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I spent a wet Sunday exploring this amazing historic site. My guide Noel, was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly. The road signposts to the trackway need to be improved. An injection of money to preserve more fully the exposed timbers is badly needed. The large expanse...More

Thank atropos_uk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous important site here. But a lack of signage, nothing for children in terms of a worksheet or touch exhibits etc. OPW should be trying to encourage families. The video is over 20 years old. It is badly dated and of poor quality. No food...More

Thank Ursula O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For lovers of all things ancient, this place is amazing. The Visitors centre displays an ancient road made from oak planks that date back to 148 BC. The exhibition explains more about the road and how it was built & the film shows how these...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

My husband and I visited this site a few months ago. We were met by friendly, knowledgeable and passionate staff. The road is awe inspiring in the fact of how many thousands of people trod on it since it’s inception. We were also told the...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, with walkways across the bog. The staff are very friendly and helpful, with lots of knowledge of the area, possiblity more interesting than the academics. If you are in the area, go visit.

Thank PeterOhA
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

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.

1  Thank BeirutMoores
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 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

1  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

Thank oliver a
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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

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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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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