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Address: Slea Head Drive, Fahan, Ventry, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 66 9159755
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Medieval fort on cliff edge

Easy access and well-maintained location. Site overlooks Dingle Bay and the North Atlantic Ocean. Excellent audio-visual display at visitor center..

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy access and well-maintained location. Site overlooks Dingle Bay and the North Atlantic Ocean. Excellent audio-visual display at visitor center..

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Port Dover, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dunbeg Fort consists of a sprawling ruin of a stone-built fort circa 500 BC on a cliff by the ocean, with a visitor center across the road. Admission was five euros, and you got to see a very good video that explained the history of this fort. Walking down to the fort and exploring it was enjoyable, including a very... More 

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Hitchin Herts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in prehistory, then this should be on your list. Not the most pretentious of promentary forts, it is none the less an interesting place to visit. If you have one, bring your OPW or English Heritage card

Thank John H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pre-tour video if you go to the stonehouse to gain entry (rather than the tiny both near the path to the fort) is great for putting the site in context. You can see the layers of fortifications and wonder at the purpose of the stepped walls (seats for meetings?). Part of the fort fell into the sea during a... More 

Thank Dan H
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dunbeg Promontary Fort is an iron age fort perched on the edge of a cliff on the Southern edge of the Dingle peninsula. There is a small entrance fee and a visitor centre and cafe. The fort is reached via a short walk along the side of a field. The visitor centre and cafe are in a building built entirely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short grace led walk from the car park. While not spectacular it is nice and very historic. Part was lost to the sea recently. Fairly simple structure but it is very old 2,000 plus years. Nice views of surrounding shoreline.

Thank TAMAN1951
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great fort in a spectacular setting. Parking is free but there is an OPW fee of €3. It is a 100 yd walk down a gravel path with a decent grade. The cliffs are well fenced, so small children are safe. My 4yr old had a good time climbing the trenches. The fort is falling into the... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a short gravel and dirt walk down to the fort. Well worth the time to go down and explore. It's amazing how close it is to the edge of the cliff, in fact part of it has been lost due to falling over the edge during a storm in 2014. Be sure and see the short film run across... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad this site is being looked after as much as possible. Spectacular views and amazing to see. Lovely video explaining history. Good value for money. A must see as cliffs are eroding and much has already been lost. A real unexpected treat during our drive.

Thank Gemma P
Union NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent, well organized site that some should emulate. First, there is a short video, explaining about the fort, the people that build it and why it was necessary. Then, you tour the fort with a very informative brochure, when everything makes a lot more sense, rather than just charging into it and getting nothing out of it.... More 

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