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Cahergall Fort

Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2777
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Cahersiveen, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We passed by and decided to stop, we enjoyed being there, the views are nice and it is quite informative and interesting.

Thank Fess0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really well preserved Irish ring fort and if you are interested in them, well worth a visit. At the same time you can also visit Leacanabuaile Ring Fort as they are both very close together. Built around 600 AD both forts are...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We combined this stop with a stop at Ballycarbery Castle. I wasn't too excited at first - a round fort, big deal. Once you're there you get a feel for the size and scope of the architectural engineering involved. It's something to behold - reminded...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A mile or so from Ballycarbery Castle. Park in small lot and walk 0.5 mile or so up to the fort. Very unique layout and it offers a nice view of the castle. Worth the effort it takes to get there. Allow 40 minutes and...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The stone fort is still in good condition despite it's age and you can go to the top of the walls and get an amazing view of the hills and water. Parking is nearby and it is about a 5 minute walk to get to...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

You're able to climb up and look around. Free to enter. Free parking. A slight incline to walk to both forts. 5 minutes max

1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My wife and I had an amazing experience for almost 2hrs completely alone exploring, you don't need reservations or a guide, and you can climb all over the fort. The views are fantastic, and its just a few minutes right down the road from Ballycarbery...More

Thank Barton P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Although we picked a particularly blustery day to drive the Ring of Kerry, seeing the Cahergall Fort was an excellent side trip and good reason to leave our warm car. The fort is well maintained and is fun to climb on affording excellent views. It...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is an ancient stone fort on the ring of Kerry. It is maintained by the Office of Public Works (OPW). Like all OPW projects it is in superb condition

Thank aong
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Along with Ballycarbery Castle, the two stone forts make a great side trip excursion while on the Ring of Kerry. The forts are well maintained and sparsely visited (no tour buses). We had the place to ourselves on a beautiful sunny day. This fort has...More

Thank John G
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