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Craggaunowen The Living Past
Take a step back in time and visit Ireland's award winning pre-historic park. Enjoy realistic recreations of the homes and lifestyles of how inhabitants lived the in times. Visit Craggaunowen Castle built in 1550 and take a stroll around the crannógs, 1000-year old ringfort and even get on board explorer St. Brendan's boat.
St. Brendan's was built by Tim Severin to re-enact the legend St. Brendan's main voyage, which is believed to have reached America centuries before Christopher Columbus.
Enjoy the beautiful lakeside, recline and sample the local tea and scones in the farmhouse lunch rooms.
Craggaunowen is just a short drive from the picturesque village of Quin with it's ancient Abbey and local bars and restaurants for dining or even staying overnight. You are also just a 20 minute drive from the county capital of Ennis with its many hotels, bars, restaurant and shops. Ennis is a great place to base the family whilst visiting the local attractions.
Best For Whom
- All Ages
- Families With Children
Best For What
- Cultural Experience
- Off The Beaten Path