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Great Pub

A great welcomes greets every traveler and local alike . The best Guinness or Irish coffee in Kerry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michel p
old fort of historical significance

it is worth taking a look if traffic is light. I can't imagine dropping by at the fort if traffic... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great welcomes greets every traveler and local alike . The best Guinness or Irish coffee in Kerry .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michel p
Reviewed December 6, 2018

it is worth taking a look if traffic is light. I can't imagine dropping by at the fort if traffic was heavy, the detour was about 10 min on a single carriageway

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank drlcs1
Reviewed December 3, 2018

While the Staigue Fort is off the Ring of Kerry by just a bit it is well worth the visit to see what an impressive 2400 year old bronze age fort. Unlike forts such as Leacanebuaile, Loher and Cahergall, Staigue has been for the most...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Senators F
Reviewed November 7, 2018

They dont make things like they used to, thats for sure. This is a pretty cool spot, watch your head going in and out, the door way is small but its pretty unoccupied (only 1 other couple was there when we were there). The stone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This fort is an amazing stop in the Ring of Kerry, perfect for a picnic or a flask of tea. Amazing antiquity in the heart of Souh Kerry.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Amazing how old this stone fort is. You can climb up onto the walls and enjoy the views down the valley. The walls are pretty tall, but they are solid. It is at a remote site and the drive up is narrow and tricky, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gregory P
Reviewed October 9, 2018

It's quite hard to rate this attraction. Because many folk may be disapointed at the scale of the fort - it's not a very big place. It is also a remote and unattended attraction. It sits forlornly at the hub of a broad mountain valley....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This was the first stop on our Ring of Kerry drive - it's off the beaten track, and well worth it. Stone forts are so unique and impressive - this one is well preserved and quite large.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emilymarcus
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This would never be allowed access to in the US for safety reasons, and was great fun. The stones are not cemented together, there are no handholds, no guardrails, just a wonderful fort to climb and cause moms to worry about children falling while they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertM11725
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This place is fantastic. Out in the middle of nowhere. When you arrive you need to pay entrance to cross the threshold! €1 roughly. It's big, vast, and wide depth walls yo walk around. No cafe nearby that's open all year, but we had a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tracey B
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Lisa Y
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Response from BillyHurney | Reviewed this property |
This resort is around 28 mins 22km away from statue fort
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