This is one of the oldest structures we have visited from the 6-7th century. Cemetery is still used. It is across the Aghadoe Hotel and Spa, also at a beautiful view point.
About Aghadoe Church and Round Tower
1 - 10 of 39 reviews
I woke up early in Aghadoe View B&B (highly recommend) and went for a walk. I looked around the church and cemetery and noticed the sign describing the site. I took another look just as the sun was rising at 6:15 and made a beautiful...More
Well worth a walk around, unspoilt and no wretched health and safety checks, and then go and see the view from the field next door
I was traveling from the Gap of Dunloe to Dingle and so I figured I'd take a detour of the road to Aghadoe to see this site. I was a little disappointed, but glad i went for the view of Killarney National Park from the...More
Whilst not an essential component of a trip to Kerry for someone interested in ancient fortifications (such as I) the Round Tower is rather an interesting sight, positioned as it is with a fabulous view over Lough Lein. Further ruins abound in the churchyard and...More
This was one of the most interesting cemeteries we have ever visited. The ruins have some real history but the highlight, at the adjacent cemetery, was the amazing memorials to families of three travelers who were all killed in an automobile accident about 20 years...More
The round tower at the Aghadoe cemetery is all that remains of the church. The cemetery still serves the town of Killarney. It commands the most spectacular view of all of Killarney's attractions and is fittingly known as " Heaven on a Hillside" from a...More
My excitement was to find the ogham stone--5th to 6th century on the south wall, together with a magnificently carved stone from a later era. . Real finds for a ogham stone, architecture and antique church chaser like me! I hired a private driver from...More
It's difficult to rate Aghadoe. As a landscape historian and with family connections, I love it there. The juxtaposition of the ancient church and ruins overlooking the mountains and the lake - just perfect Celtic positioning for the afterlife. The fact that the churchyard/cemetery is...More
You reach Aghadoe by car. The view is impressive! The round tower is very small, but well kept. On your way back, please walk inside the graveyard, that has some interesting burial places.