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Derreenataggart Stone Circle

R572 South West, Castletownbere, Ireland
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Serendipitous and gorgeous

Off the beaten path with a scenic drive to get there. The stone circle is free of tourists, purely... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Mary Ellen L
Its a stone circle in a meadow....

What is there to say? The hike from the village to the stone circle is nice but no special. The... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Corrie L
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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R572 South West, Castletownbere, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Off the beaten path with a scenic drive to get there. The stone circle is free of tourists, purely and simply peaceful and lovely. You can see the stones from the road, it’s a short walk on a path with Mountain views adding to the...More

Thank Mary Ellen L
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

What is there to say? The hike from the village to the stone circle is nice but no special. The circle itself is in pretty good shape but expect is nothing else but approx 9 large stones in a circle in a meadow,

1  Thank Corrie L
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were great walkers, went to the end of town, followed the sign and rambled along. It's a stirring sight, the standing stones rising up in a nondescript field. We--and some cows too--took our time moving among them. The silence and great sweeping view added...More

2  Thank maureenmccoy2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Easy to find, one of the more accessable in the area. It is near the village and with great views. We drove up but as it is only a mile or two from the village it would be a lovely walk.

Thank Wendy A
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Derreenataggart Stone Circle is about a mile up a country road above the fishing village of Castletownbere on the 'Bere Peninsula' of county Cork. When I walked up the road to it on a stormy day in early March 2016 , there was no...More

2  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic views on the way up. It will pass away an hour or two amd if your feeling adventurous you can continue onto tirnahilan fort.

Thank James D
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I am not really into Gaelic circles - The best quality of this Stone Circle is that is in the middle of a nice 1 hour hike around Droum Wood and Castletownbere. Going west towards the little bech by the cove, and then uphill, you...More

Thank Luigi C
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Eerie and interesting - Old Ireland / Celts. Great views. The imagination went wild. There was mist, rain, sun - you name it. A good way to spend some time when driving through there

Thank Tony P
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

We visited this stone circle on our hike from Allies to Castletownbere. It is just off the Beara Way, and easily accessible.

Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is a short walk from town and is a lovely, quiet place with the mysterious circle of stones. I highly recommend the walk.

Thank Breeze O
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