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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 IrelandWith our custom trip planner, Caherconnell attractions like Caherconnell Stone Fort can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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OutWest2017August 7, 2017
Ireland has many ringforts. What makes this stone ringfort special is the archaeological field work that's been done to date the periods when the fort was in use and to describe the activities carried... more »
ricky01quinJuly 29, 2017
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 »
toruaircJuly 24, 2017
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 »
Steven ThompsonJune 11, 2017
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.
Rachael FloodMay 8, 2017
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.
Simon PJanuary 27, 2017
Beautiful site. 4 Stars. Man I loved the sheep dog demonstration! 5 Stars for the sheep and the dogs!
Jey JayJune 11, 2017
Cheap and tasty. Nice ambience.
Greyson twistSeptember 18, 2016
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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