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Tullaghoge Fort

Cookstown, Northern Ireland
44-28-8676-6727
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Cookstown
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Apr 30, 2014
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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A magical place....best to go not with a crowd to appreciate the atmosphere and imagine times gone by....unspoilt by modern day distractions, i.e. visitor centres, etc.

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Tullyhogue Fort is a magical place which commands a spectacular view over the surrounding countryside. On a clear day you can even see the spires of St Patrick's RC Cathedral in the city of Armagh. The unique silhouette of the fort , provided by the trees against the sky, means that from any high vantage point around its usually very... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Its fascinating to think of the history that has been created within this earthwork. My visit was on a rainy day but the mystique of this site is still entrancing. The prominence adds to the sense of ceremony.

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Another ancient Irish monument we visited totally on our own. A lovely spot to imagine ceremonies in days gone by.

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USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I hadn't planned on stopping at Tullaghoge Fort when in the Cookstown area but, when I saw a sign for it as I was driving along the B520 prior to the village of the same name, I decided to take the time for a visit. To get to it one must walk a broad concrete walk approximately 1/4 mile uphill... More

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Coagh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

Ok so my ancestors lived on this site 400 years ago... Steep climb to get to the top of tullagh og but gives scenic views of most of ulster very peaceful spot and quite lonely been here quite a few times and have never met anyone else here. Not a lot to see at the actual site but as said... More

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Belfast
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I have always been in anything historical and I have been to Tullaghoge fort twice. It is well signposted from both Stewartstown and Cookstown. When you get there the information boards tell you all you need to know. In September I was at a living history day were people dressed up as the Gaelic Irish at the time of Hugh... More

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N Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

If you are into History then this is the place for you. There is a nice walk around it however once you go up there. The area is quiet and peaceful.

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