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Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones

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Half the fun is finding the site

It was an overcast and misty morning when we decided to find the stone circle. It was not that... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
bobjanh
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Brisbane, Australia
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Breathtaking views for thousands of years

Very interesting. Quiet and stunning views. Well worth a visit. The stone circle is in a boggy... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Jer0me57
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It was an overcast and misty morning when we decided to find the stone circle. It was not that easy to find the correct minor road out of the village: it is small, narrow and steep in places with the associated worry of what do...More

1  Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very interesting. Quiet and stunning views. Well worth a visit. The stone circle is in a boggy field and I would suggest to wear hiking boots or wellies.

Thank Jer0me57
Reviewed 13 September 2017

There are 2 places to visit in Kealkill:. the stones which are always wonderful. What were the people at when they took so much trouble to raise these stones? And the castle which is one of the O'Sullivan castles and those O'sullivans knew how to...More

Thank CrinkleDublin
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Surprisingly tricky to find if you don't know the area because the signage loses interest before you're even close, although it picks up again after a break! Perhaps as a result, you'll almost certainly have the stone circle to yourself. The area around the access...More

3  Thank SupertadJP
Reviewed 19 March 2017

On a clear day you can see for miles from this spot, at the top of a steep hill. Two standing stones and a stone circle nearby. These have been standing since the Megalithic era. A remote, tranquil spot - we were the only people...More

2  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My Daughter and I decided to visit the Kealkil stone circle as we were in the area. I must say it was hard enough to find. It would be more a summer attraction. We ventured along and we were glad we had our wellies on...More

1  Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was one of the few places I had on my list to visit while in County Cork. Finding it was not easy. In fact if we had not driven past the end of the road the day before I don't think we would have...More

1  Thank Travellslow18
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A small stone circle overlooking Bantry Bay. A circle of stones with 2 large standing stones. There is also a cairn on the site. Worth a visit for the views alone.

2  Thank PatOcarson
Reviewed 21 August 2016

very difficult to find for us, but a nice place with stunning views. you couldn´t go to the stone circle if the cattles are there ;)

1  Thank Durseyisland
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Just up the ( very steep) hill from Keakill ( a village well worth a visit in its own right.) the site is signposted at the very crest of the hill over a style. If you are not walking up hill you have taken the...More

2  Thank eonaLondon
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