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Yeats's Grave

Drumcliffe Churchyard, Drumcliff, Ireland
353-71-44956
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Peaceful

Was a great place to stop the small gift shop was a great place to see different people reading... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda S
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Well worth the visit

Enjoyed the peaceful and calming area of Drumcliffe - The church, graveyard where WB Yeats buried... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kristy-Lee D
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“resting place” (14 reviews)
“ben bulben” (17 reviews)
“great poet” (6 reviews)
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Drumcliffe Churchyard, Drumcliff, Ireland
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353-71-44956
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Reviewed yesterday

Was a great place to stop the small gift shop was a great place to see different people reading Yeats and some out loud really enjoyed this

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the peaceful and calming area of Drumcliffe - The church, graveyard where WB Yeats buried - and followed up with a great mug of coffee in the wee cafe/shop

Thank Kristy-Lee D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I was expecting something a little more dramatic! This is just a normal, Irish grave...the quote on the headstone is wonderful though...and a visit to the lovely little church beside it is recommended.

Thank Celtic Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

"Cast a cold eye on life, on death horseman pass by" we stopped to see W. B. Yeats final resting place

Thank ebur104075
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Yeats' grave while traveling to see the Sligo Abbey. Let me say that we spent much more time at Yeats' grave site than at Sligo Abbey. The church here is beautiful and the stories about Yeats' life are worth reading up on....More

Thank Leanna P
Reviewed 18 May 2017

W.B. Yeats and his wife George are buried in the cemetary located in St. Columba's parish church in Drumcliffe. Benbulbin Mountain overlooks the church. Entrance is free, however, leave a small donation. Look out for the bronze statue with his poem dedicated to Eve Gore-Booth...More

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 29 April 2017

In grey, blustery weather, we visited W. B. Yeats’s grave in the churchyard of St. Columba’s, where his great-grandfather had been rector. Set among dozens of other graves, the tombstone was a simple rectangle of polished granite, about four feet high; the inscription included his...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is well worth stopping at, you can see Benbulben looming beyond the headstone of the man it inspired so much. There is a terrific tearoom/gift shop with toilet and very friendly staff. They acomodated the group I brought (40 high school kids) without batting...More

Thank D M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is hard to review, the grave itself alone is not what I'm getting at here by giving it 5 stars, it's the whole experience- the church which is so quaint and pretty, the peaceful Cemetery with stunning views of Ben Bulben, the round tower...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 5 April 2017

What can you say about visiting a grave - it is there and near the door of the church and is well marked for all to see.

Thank HeatherandDoug
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