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Heapstown Stone Cairn

Sligo, Ireland
353-71-61201
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An interesting location

This was a surprise. Heapstown Cairn is really in a field behind a home. It is a hidden gem and... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
Sheila F
,
Seattle, Washington
Queen Maeve Cairn.

My wife and I dine this climb this year it was on our must do list for a long time.The day was... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
gerryoct2015
,
Tipperary, Ireland
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28 Oct 2015
“An interesting location”
27 Oct 2015
“Queen Maeve Cairn.”
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Sligo, Ireland
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353-71-61201
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This was a surprise. Heapstown Cairn is really in a field behind a home. It is a hidden gem and our group had it to ourselves the entire time we were there. Trees, herbs and cairns. I highly recommend a stop here.

1  Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife and I dine this climb this year it was on our must do list for a long time.The day was beautiful as we parked our car and set out to climb up to the top,it is 1,600ft climb and not suitable for people...More

Thank gerryoct2015
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Heapstown cairn is located near the village of Castlebaldwin in Co Sligo which is located on the main Sligo - Dublin Road. The cairn itself is deemed to be a passage grave. A mound of stones at least 6 meters high covers the passage grave...More

1  Thank Inscribe
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Unlike both Newgrange and Knoth, Heapstown has never been excavated. Often the larger cairns were used to house the tribal leaders.

Thank Damian120
Reviewed 24 January 2012

Heapstown Cairn is located on a side-road off the main Sligo - Dublin Road near Castlebaldwin. It's around 20 foot high and quite broad at the base. It is deemed to be an unexplored passage grave from the Megalithic Era. It is very impressive and...More

3  Thank Inscribe
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