Trip Planner: Europe / Ireland / Province of Munster / County Clare / The Burren / Caherconnell / Historic Sites / Caherconnell Stone Fort
Built over 1,000 years ago and more than twice the size of a regular fort, Caherconnell is the only fort in the Burren scientifically excavated and developed for tourism. With walls that are 12 feet thick and from 6-14 feet high, this cashel is an exceptionally well preserved example of the stone forts or ringforts, which are to be found in the west of IrelandA visit to Caherconnell Stone Fort represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Caherconnell vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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Been here a few times before .Every time I leave here I'm full to the brim!! The portions are good,so is the quality of the food.its not overpriced neither. Lovely setting,and every time I'm up that w... more »
This must have been our fourth time to visit Caherconnell Fort in 7 years. Each time we have gained something new from the experience and this time was no different. It is well worth your while to pho... more »
We came here exclusively for the sheepdog demo. It was great!! There was a big group from Germany during our session, but the shepherd was very nice and accommodating for the large group and their tra... more »
The only reason it is missing 5 stars is because of the stone fort you can see the fort when walking up to the centre that is enough to see! However this place is not really out of the way and has amazing food for very reasonable prices. But the sheep dog training is not to be missed amazing show and worth the money.
We stopped off here on our way back from the caves. The facilities were nice, and the video was very informative. The fort itself is very interesting to anyone who enjoys history. The leaflet also pointed out when excavations would be taking place, and had links to the website where you can see the finds of previous excavations.
Beautiful site. 4 Stars. Man I loved the sheep dog demonstration! 5 Stars for the sheep and the dogs!
Cheap and tasty. Nice ambience.
Cool lots of different things to see, maybe a little over priced. Would still recommend. The sheep dog demo was hard to see as a full tour bus showed up and we got pushed out of the way. Would also still recommend
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