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Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones

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Large stones, amazing views

A magical place. I live nearby and it is often where I take visitors for walks. The stones are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bantry, Ireland
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I was married in this stone circle

I've spent years going to this circle to heal, to meditate, and to celebrate birthdays. I decided... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Washington, DC
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1 week ago
“Large stones, amazing views”
2 weeks ago
“I was married in this stone circle”
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Kealkill, Bantry, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A magical place. I live nearby and it is often where I take visitors for walks. The stones are fairly large and the view down the valley on a clear day or near sunset is spectacular. Worth a visit although parking can be a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've spent years going to this circle to heal, to meditate, and to celebrate birthdays. I decided this is where I wanted to be married and it was the most perfect location. It isn't easy to get to...I do recommend parking in town and walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I went with a group with whom I was engaged in a retreat with at the local Hagal Farm. I had been searching for a connection to this incredible land in which I was born for some years and it was here that I found...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Marie R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

It was an overcast and misty morning when we decided to find the stone circle. It was not that easy to find the correct minor road out of the village: it is small, narrow and steep in places with the associated worry of what do...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very interesting. Quiet and stunning views. Well worth a visit. The stone circle is in a boggy field and I would suggest to wear hiking boots or wellies.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jer0me57
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There are 2 places to visit in Kealkill:. the stones which are always wonderful. What were the people at when they took so much trouble to raise these stones? And the castle which is one of the O'Sullivan castles and those O'sullivans knew how to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CrinkleDublin
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Surprisingly tricky to find if you don't know the area because the signage loses interest before you're even close, although it picks up again after a break! Perhaps as a result, you'll almost certainly have the stone circle to yourself. The area around the access...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Janet P
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On a clear day you can see for miles from this spot, at the top of a steep hill. Two standing stones and a stone circle nearby. These have been standing since the Megalithic era. A remote, tranquil spot - we were the only people...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My Daughter and I decided to visit the Kealkil stone circle as we were in the area. I must say it was hard enough to find. It would be more a summer attraction. We ventured along and we were glad we had our wellies on...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was one of the few places I had on my list to visit while in County Cork. Finding it was not easy. In fact if we had not driven past the end of the road the day before I don't think we would have...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Travellslow18
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