Quin, Co. Clare

Quin is an historic village about 15 km (9.5 miles) from Ennis in County Clare, and is home to a heritage site, Craggaunowen (+353 (0)61 630 788; open daily in summer); telling how the Celts arrived and lived in Ireland, it includes replicas of dwellings and forts, and the ancient castle is also an attraction. A major feature is the Brendan Boat built by Tim Severin who sailed from Ireland to Greenland, re-enacting the voyage of St. Brendan, reputed to have discovered America centuries before Columbus.  Quin Abbey is a well-preserved ruin of a Franciscan friary founded in 1402 by Sioda MacNamara.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Golf
Woodstock Golf & Country Club
Ennis, Co. Clare
Course Type: Parkland
Woodstock Golf & Country Club provides a stern parkland challenge. The first 4 holes are straight - forward enough but don't be lulled. This course is built on top of a very windy hill and if it blows you need to have your fade worked out. Th ...

Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Shannon Farmers Market - Co Clare - Fridays
Friday 10.30am - 3pm

Location:

Sky Court Shopping Centre, Shannon

Contact:

Joe Keane - 087 2314132 Pat Kelly - 087 2652794 email: pkelly@skycourtshannon.com

Tourist Attractions

Adare Heritage Centre - Adare, County Limerick Ireland
Adare Heritage Centre
Adare, Co. Limerick
Step back in time and take a journey through the historical exhibition, a reconstruction of Adare's unique past from the arrival of the Norman's to the ancient abbeys of the middle ages.

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Gregans Castle Hotel
Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Set in gardens and wooded grounds overlooking Galway Bay and the Burren mountains, the Haden family’s lovely country house hotel has a fascinating history going back to the 10th century, and parts of the present house date from the late 18t ...
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