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Reviewed October 12, 2019

We did not know about this and the nearby Cahergal Stone Fort and stumbled on them looking for something else - but we were delighted we did. This is a 9th or 10th century stone fort, really a protected farmstead of a wealthy farmer situated...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank stephenbrg
Reviewed September 7, 2019

A splendid example of prehistoric human habitation. If you are not into history the fort will give you food for thought. Walking the walls and looking at the view of the countryside is breath taking even on a wet and overcast day. Watch out for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ronnie D
Reviewed August 14, 2019

This fort is a bit hard to get to. The best option seems to be to park at the other fort (Cahergal) and walk from there. It is not far so it is doable. We couldnät find an entrance to the ring fort, however, so...More

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

We did this in combination with the Cahergall Fort since you park in the same place for both. It is a short walk to either. We enjoy both of them and from the top of the fort there are excellent views of the surrounding area.

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

A spectacular breathtaking beautiful place. Very accessible to satellite navigation. Definitely a place to see.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank donbird_2000
Reviewed June 25, 2019

There are two stone forts within a couple of hundred yards of each other. Cahergal is the more impressive one, and slightly easier to get to. But Leancanabuaile is more complete in terms of the number of rooms to see. I would go left at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KommissarKen
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Incredible to think people lived so long ago in these ruins. Explore as much as you want, let the presence of the past inhabit you.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mckeemtl
Reviewed June 5, 2019

A must see, and it is worth staying around and not to be in a hurry. The sourroundings are interesting too. There is also a fish-plant with great fish, smoked and fresh!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chris_nidecker
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Nice walk along and a few steps up to this one, plus its a freebie with free local parking. I suggest one visits both ringforts as the same car park services both

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Angeldamour
Reviewed December 7, 2018

This "restored" fort is quite impressive from below. It is well situated but requires you to do a short walk of about 400 meters which might be difficult for some. While I would not describe totally kid friendly children will enjoy themselves with some supervision....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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