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Sligo Abbey

Sligo Abbey Visitor Centre Abbey Street, Sligo, Ireland
+353 71 914 6406
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Interesting but experience could be improved upon.

My husband and I visited Sligo abbey yesterday. It was very interesting but could be improved upon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne S
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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
Easy location, great to explore

Near the centre of town, and a wonderful ruin to explore. Walking tour guide is supplied when you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan L
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Sydney, Australia
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Sligo Abbey Visitor Centre Abbey Street, Sligo, Ireland
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+353 71 914 6406

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Sligo abbey yesterday. It was very interesting but could be improved upon. There was no guided tour so we had our own plan to follow. This was fine to begin with but then became confusing as to which room was...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near the centre of town, and a wonderful ruin to explore. Walking tour guide is supplied when you pay entry fee. Fascinating old passageways and cloisters provide an idea of what the place was once like.

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was clearly a medium sized abbey probably with around two dozen monks. The cloisters in particular are well preserved on three sides and the babe and choir is especially good with a lovely screen, a rare carved altar, several beautiful memorials. As always there...More

Thank daddytommy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some spare time to walk around the area and the Abbey was nice for the short time I spent there.

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Beautiful old Abbey in the heart of the city. Good price and well laid out and the information was informative and easy to follow for a self-guided tour.

Thank Dveryan
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The abbey ruins are self-guided, and the information provided by the Abbey is very helpful to follow. The entrance fee is affordable at €5 and takes no more than about an hour to cover all the grounds. We went to avoid the rain, but unfortunately...More

Thank Giles D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Take the time to go here if you are in town, although you are walking round a ruin you can feel the history. Nice explanation on a guide page iven out at reception, which has a small shop and toilets

Thank fozzie555
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited the Abbey and we were the last entry in. We were greeted by a man who gave me the impression like what were we doing there. My husband asked were all the guided tours finished and the man was disgusted Eh yes they...More

1  Thank RugbyJuda
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We were slightly disappointed in this one but I guess we had seen some really great Abbeys while in Ireland in the past 2 weeks.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came in the evening, and the visitor center and gates were closed, but in the end that was probably positive, since it was a quiet ruin in midst of sort of busy city. It provided a nice place to stop and refresh or think,...More

Thank tak309
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Lynda J
17 April 2015|
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Dear Lynda, The Abbey will be open until mid-October (10am-5.15pm). Looking forward to seeing you here!
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