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All reviews ring of kerry short walk from the parking area free entry follow the signs car park dry stone ancient structure path leading high season afraid of heights sheep and cows amazing site bronze age well worth a visit free attraction surrounding area short detour
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In total there are 3 castles/forts to view all very close to each other Ballycarbery Castle (see separate review) Cahergall Fort and Leacanabuile fort The 2 forts are within easy walking distance and worth a visit - you can see from the photos information about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s reconstructed but you get a feel for what it must have been like to live in such a fortified area.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

This fort lies quite close ot the road and has an excellent parking lot too. Free entrance and a possibility to walk into and on top of the fort. Good views over the area too from top of the fort. The Leacanabuaile fort lies almost...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Nice walk to view fort. Has interesting inner buildings. We went in the morning around 9 am and were the only ones there which made for a very peaceful experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank howards237
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

The place is so accessible through satellite navigation. It’s a very spectacular and breathtaking beautiful place. A must see if your in Kerry.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank donbird_2000
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

There are two ring forts at Cahergall. One is 4-500AD and the other is around 1000AD. Both require a short walk from the parking area. It is best to view both as they are built the same way, but the 500 years gap allows you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

This wonderful reconstruction of a ring fort gives a great idea of what these sites were like. More information on site would be useful.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JohnHammond93
Reviewed June 25, 2019

This ring fort is about a 45-minute stroll along mostly quiet roads from the center of Cahersiveen. You'll be amazed at the wizardry of the rock "engineers" of 1000 years or more ago. The dry masonry and stairways are remarkable. Be assured, however, this site...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KommissarKen
Reviewed June 25, 2019

Soak up a deep sense of history while walking up, down, and all around the stony steps of Cahergall Fort. You can't help but feel a mix of awe and playfulness while you crouch in its crevices and imagine the stories these walls could tell...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank abenteurlich
Reviewed June 18, 2019

A great place to visit, even with children, provided they are big and strong enough to run around. Plenty of climbing up on the steps and around the walls - but you have to keep them supervised. This attraction is free and is a superb...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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