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Address: Slea Head Drive, Fahan, Ventry, Ireland
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Worth stopping and walking around

The day we stopped was beautiful and sunny. There were very few people at the site so we could spend time walking around and admiring the view.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 7, 2017
Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

The day we stopped was beautiful and sunny. There were very few people at the site so we could spend time walking around and admiring the view.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Access is difficult for the elderly: steep and rough. The fort itself is inaccessible because of a security fence, so you don't get to see the very thing you stopped to see. The views of the sea are much better elsewhere. The €3 entrance charge is a rip-off.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

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 November 7, 2016

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.

Thank Eibhlineoir
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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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