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Worth stopping to see

This old abbey sits at the bottom of Kong high street. It's quite small but set near the pretty... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Beautiful ruins of the old church.

What a delightful, and unexpected sight. Happened upon it while leaving Ashford castle and trying... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
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5 weeks ago
“Worth stopping to see”
17 Oct 2018
“Beautiful ruins of the old church.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This old abbey sits at the bottom of Kong high street. It's quite small but set near the pretty river and woods which you can walk .the new modern church is a bit odd in design and looks totally out of place against the Abbey...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

What a delightful, and unexpected sight. Happened upon it while leaving Ashford castle and trying to see the sights in town. Loved walking in and around it to get a feel for the rich history that lived in this town. Just wished I had more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kerrih2o
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a nice ruin that is right next to the local church. We were there on a Sunday morning and as the weather was nice, the door to the church must have been open because we heard the choir singing during mass. I have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlejoHouston
Reviewed 18 August 2018

When you enter what’s left of the entrance you get a wonderful overwhelming feeling of the history involved with this huge building.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gerry028
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The old abbey ruins are on an extensive site, close to Loch Corrib and Ashford Castle in Cong. A very picturesque and peaceful setting with the grounds and surrounding area being very well tended.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

The Abbey and old Church are a must stop while in Cong, it's anice quiet stroll around the area, plenty of good scenery.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank donegal52
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was here two years ago on my last visit to Cong and wandered around the Abbey and adjacent grounds for 30 minutes or so. Interesting site to visit. There are signs up explaining different points.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eleanor H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

When we first came across this building we weren't sure what it was, there is no signage to tell you anything. In nice condition, easy access; but they are using a portion of the interior as a storage unit, kinda takes away from the feel....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Worth a look around as it is free and there is a nice peaceful riverside walk nearby. There are also public toilets near and a few places to eat.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kerryquinn12
Reviewed 31 May 2017

There's little information on site unfortunately but the grandeur and charm of these ancient stones show the significance of the religious community in this beautiful valley. A tranquil spot to visit

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Christine B
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