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Cahergall Fort

Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2777
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Cahersiveen, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Of all the forts (4) that we looked at this was the best one....Gives a good look at how high they were whereas the others are lower with no rebuilding to what they once were. By all means look at the others but don't miss...More

Thank Lionel W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is one of two stone forts within walking distance of each other. The other being Leacanabuaile. Its worth taking in both if only for the spectacular scenery.

Thank Tony_le_Blanc
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is a stone fort which has been extensively re-constructed and is really worth seeing. It is a short walk on a largely paved track from the car park provided. May date back to 0BC. Great photo opportunity on the elevated end of the circular...More

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

If you have any interest in history you have to visit this site, when you are in the area. Excellently restored and maintained.

Thank mdheffernan2017
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We saw several stone forts in Ireland, and this was probably the best one. It has been reconstructed some, but it's quite impressive.

Thank JD-94-travels
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great little place to visit, follow the signs from Cahersiveen to the old forts and eventually continue down the road until you find the car park on the side of the road. From here you can access two forts and both aren't too far. There...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Fantastic location for some real hero pictures. Admire the scenery.Walk up the big wall, hang on a finger of your choice and click away. Of course you can walk up and around the wall and think about the people that lived here long, long time...More

Thank albertbrouwers
Reviewed 31 July 2017

great shape, nice hike and view of the other ring fort and castle. after a couple of these ring forts you get tired of them unless you love them. great ring fort unless you've seen a bunch already

Thank jhoway2go
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Leacanabuaile Fort and Cahergall Fort both of which are well preserved examples of stone forts and can be accessed by the same parking lot. Worth visiting when travelling to or from Waterville. We had perfect sunny weather, amazing view of the scenery

Thank Canadian-Irish-72
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The car park is on the main road and the hike up is a little over a quarter mile, so very manageable. The site is incredibly well maintained for a 1000+ year old site. The ruins and the backdrop are a must see. Well worth...More

Thank PrOhio
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