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Address: Slea Head Drive, Fahan, Ventry, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 66 915 9755
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Not particularly interesting

The drive around the Dingle Penninsula was lovely, but after having seen many other rock forts, this one did not particularly amaze.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive around the Dingle Penninsula was lovely, but after having seen many other rock forts, this one did not particularly amaze.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dunbeg Fort is worth visiting if you are interested in Irish archaeology, but if the weather is cold or wet, take precautions. Once you leave the modest display area and venture out to the site, you are on your own, alone with the elements and no guides or resting places. the day we visited in October 2016 it was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Easy to find, small admission price. The docent at the booth was very helpful in explaining that we should see the short video next to the restaurant before actually venturing down the path to the ruins. That made all the difference, putting the site into context and adding the best perspective. Like others have said, it is really quite small... More 

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Ventry, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent audio visual Fabulous scenery and most interesting visit to the fort.We would recommend a visit to Dun Beg fort as a must when in the Dingle peninsula.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This ancient fort is right along the cliffs in a dramatic setting. Be sure to watch the video before seeing it as that really helps you to imagine the life of the people living there at the time. Hard to imagine them there with the cold and harsh winds.

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Durham, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting spot to visit on our trip. The video was very well done and only took about 15 minutes. The fort was a peak into an ancient culture. The views were also some of the most amazing we have seen in Ireland.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

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 October 16, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

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

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

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 

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