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Gillighans World

Galway Road | Knocknashee, Ballinacarrow, Ireland
+353 71 918 4100
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Geoff

Despite their website saying it was open, it wasn’t. Greeted by a tired rope across the entrance to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guy W
via mobile
Lovely place

This was a lovely find we came across on the way back from westport. The man running it was a... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
MummyBear135
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“cup of tea”(2 reviews)
“fairy”(9 reviews)
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Galway Road | Knocknashee, Ballinacarrow, Ireland
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+353 71 918 4100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite their website saying it was open, it wasn’t. Greeted by a tired rope across the entrance to what I presumed was the car park. Bearing in mind how difficult it is to find wth non existent sign posts, it was equally disappointing to find...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely find we came across on the way back from westport. The man running it was a gentleman. It was very wet when we arrived so we had a cup of tea and a snack to see if rain eased off before...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We arrives here and where greeted by an elderly woman who told us about the fairies and she has a great storytelling personality. My daughter (6) was taken in and interested in what we would see. The views around where beautiful and all the little...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have a lovely day in Gillighan`s World today. The host was very pleasant. It is quite out of the way but I liked the fact that it is not over commercialised. The kids loved quiz and it did take us about 1 1/2 hours...More

Thank jo c
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Brought my 10 year old who loves fairies and had a great time walking through the gardens and going to see the Fairy ring. Some great view on tip of the hill.

Thank Emma J
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I took 6 girls with me(8-5yrs)to this little gem( this is the perfect age and gender as they loved it) and meeting the owner Melody, a very special lady who has worked tirelessly on this project from the 90's and still captivated my charges with...More

2  Thank kayla9
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my 3 yr old daughter,and have to say was disappointed,so much could be done here to make this a real adventure for kids,playground if that is what you could call it,a slide in sand!!! No ice cream available as was told because...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this place in August 2016 and it was clear that it hadn't been maintained in years. Fish tanks with now fish, overgrown gardens and a host of broken fairies and gnomes acquired from a local eurosaver shop. Add to that the extortionate €24 for...More

1  Thank Rob C
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with great expectations.for a garden there was very few plants and flowers. The place seemed run down and lacking magical quality although the little ornaments and paths were enjoyed and the adults and children alike a lot of the figures were weatherd and...More

2  Thank Sandra G
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. From the moment you enter through the tunnel to the moment you leave, you cannot help but be spellbound by the enchantment of this beautiful park. Lovely staff, good facilities and reasonably priced. We even got to see a real fairy!...More

Thank Mavis S
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