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Dunbeg Fort

Slea Head Drive, Fahan, Ventry, Ireland
+353 66 915 9755
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Slea Head Drive, Fahan, Ventry, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They charge 3 euros a person to walk down to the fort, which is primarily just a few piles of rocks and gorgeous views. If this was free, I would definitely say to go. However, since you have to pay for it, I'd say skip...More

1  Thank Kaite99
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Saw the fort from road. We didn’t pay to walk all the way down. The view from the road is spectacular. We had just stopped up the road and just saw the view and the coastline.

1  Thank GloriasTravels
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Park at the off-street visitors centre to see a film about the history before walking down the hill to this ancient fort. Worth the stop

1  Thank codym481
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Sadly, much of this site has over the years and particularly in 2014 fallen into the sea and what is left is partly obscured by fences - apparently for visitor protection. Nevertheless, the site has some amazing features that should be seen before they are...More

2  Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very much like the other prehistoric stone exhibits on Slea Head Drive. There is not a whole lot to see and it seems that this attraction will be lost to the ocean as the earth around it erodes. How sad but true. Modest entrance fee....More

Thank gmk1017
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a very dramatic example of a prehistoric stone fort with a seaside cliff location but I had already seen so many (including one that is earlier up the road from Dunbeg that makes you think it is Dunbeg, it isn't; it's name is...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I've been here the first time in 1993, then in 2012 and finally this year again. It's interesting to see how time changes this place. Especially after the great rain in 2014 where a part of the cliff has been washed away. I love the...More

Thank StefanieKK
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The length of the walk, on a dirt path, was unexpected, but doable if you're in reasonably good health. There were sheep pens on either side of the path. The destination was interesting and picturesque, but not very informative. We only spent about 25 minutes...More

1  Thank farscapeprincess
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Some of the negative reviewers made the mistake of just walking down to the ruins. Don't make that mistake. Unlike nearly information-free videos we saw at some far higher profile sites, video here explains nicely what the ruins represent. Pay particular attention to the end,...More

1  Thank Boulder-geofamily
Reviewed 8 April 2017

the movie in the visitor's center is very well done. unfortunately, there is not much in the way of fort left to view. but the views of the bay are beautiful and well worth walking out to see. not the greatest stop on the dingle...More

Thank mercmeist
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