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Round the ring fort

After a few kms on a one sided road, we made it. An astonishing site. A perfect ring fort, maybe... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
auntykathleen12019
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Alice Springs
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Interesting stop

We stopped here at the end of a day. It was a short drive off the highway. You pay a small fee (the... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
Julie G
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a few kms on a one sided road, we made it. An astonishing site. A perfect ring fort, maybe 90ft across with a beautiful bed of soft green grass in the middle to enjoy either lying down, standing on bare feet or just enjoying...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

We stopped here at the end of a day. It was a short drive off the highway. You pay a small fee (the fort is on a farmer’s land) and go through a gate. The fort is Iron Age (I think!) and yet still in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

This is an old fort thought to have been built in 300 to 400 A.D. for a lord or Chieftain. The condition of the fort is excellent and entry is only one euro per person. You can walk through the narrow entry into the courtyard...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 915MichaelG915
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Fascinating early AD stone fort that really isnt more than a 15 minute detour off the Ring of Kerry if that. Roads are narrow and may require a pull over from time to time. Nice view of surrounding countryside. Honor payment system of a euro...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

This stone fort, probably built in the early centuries AD, before Christianity came to Ireland. was a wonderful and unexpected experience on an absolutely beautiful sunny day. We drove down a very narrow picturesque and windy road get to the fort, having to be very...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed May 19, 2019

We took a little detour to see the fort. It was constructed entirely without mortar. Staigue Fort encompasses an area of 90 ft. in diameter, with walls as tall as 18 ft. and is 13 ft. thick. It has one double-linteled entrance, a passageway 6...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

This is one of the few stops we made on the Ring of Kerry. There were a few people leaving when we arrived, but we got to explore it by ourselves, which was pretty neat. Reading the guidebook and the info at the fort, it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

This was by far the most impressive ring fort I saw. If you are used to driving the narrow (off the beaten track) Irish roads this one is no different. The 4 kms takes a good 10 minutes to drive and at the very end...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NicolaS4264
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Bathroom facilities on site. Small donation gets you access to this neat stone fort. There was construction at the time we were there but the workers were even friendly. Worth a stop on the Ring of Kerry.

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank WanderlustBer42
Reviewed March 4, 2019

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Lisa Y
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This resort is around 28 mins 22km away from statue fort
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