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Drumena Cashel

Castlewellan, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9054 3034
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Birthday Treat

This Cashel is located about two kilometres South west of Castlewellan, overlooking Lough Reavy... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Trevor C
,
Bangor, United Kingdom
interesting!

the owners of the cottage we were staying in recommended visiting drumena cashel & pointed it out... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
JOANNE W
,
LONDONDERRY
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7 Sep 2017
“Birthday Treat”
21 Aug 2017
“interesting!”
LOCATION
Castlewellan, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9054 3034
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This Cashel is located about two kilometres South west of Castlewellan, overlooking Lough Reavy. The walls of the Cashel were partially rebuilt during the nineteen twenties and have the foundations of a house in the interior. Defensively the fort is not in a good location...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

the owners of the cottage we were staying in recommended visiting drumena cashel & pointed it out from our window. we went to it before we went home. kids loved goin in the underground tunnel! was something they had never did before! there is a...More

Thank JOANNE W
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Everybody was so friendly and full of chat, and helpful with directions. Interesting looking buildings and local history.

Thank joecoughlan
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Early Christian stone ring fort with a beautiful vista and a souterrain to explore. To think that the site was almost lost to history when a road contractor wanted to destroy it doesn't bare thinking about.

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Located in a somewhat out of the way location the site is well worth a visit. Surrounded by a quite imposing ring wall the site features some earth works and a set of tunnels inside the enclosure. The tunnels themselves are worth venturing into to...More

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 23 November 2014

At least it was in my childhood when I ventured into the souterrain! Can be done on a day out with Legananny Dolmen. It was amazing that they could build something like this way back then.

1  Thank HabLeaf
Reviewed 13 June 2013

If you think this is just another ring fort because you have seen six ones previous, and is one is smaller...then you would be missing the coolest fort in Ireland. This one has underground tunnels, called souterrains, where the inhabitants hid in times of trouble!...More

5  Thank James R
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