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A Beautiful Surprise!

A convoluted road with few signes, a parking next to an ag industrial lot adjacent to a magical old... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Santa Barbara, California
Take the time and enjoy this Secluded Place

This is a great hidden gem. Take the time and seek it out. No tourists only you and ancient... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Gary W
Toronto, Canada
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Raphoe, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A convoluted road with few signes, a parking next to an ag industrial lot adjacent to a magical old road through a tunnel of wonderful overhanging trees to a sheep pasture opening and a view of an incredible stone circle. While smaller than Avebury, its...More

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This is a great hidden gem. Take the time and seek it out. No tourists only you and ancient history. The site is well marked and there is an awesome tree tunnel you walk through to get there. It is a short walk from the...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Beautiful spot, the only other visitors than our group were sheep who graze around the varied and ancient stones. On second thought I think the sheep were locals. It's a short walk to the circle along stones walls flowers and a forest.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Gorgeous scenery and isolated location make this stone circle very special. There are no huge line ups, tours, or even admission. It is in the middle of a hilltop field, with amazing views all round. The energy, like so many of the ancient sites in...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We were doing a Tour of various sites in Donegal with our in-laws. We saw an opportunity to explore the Beltany Stone Circle. It is well signposted, and the entrance is beside the Department of Agriculture Research Station. There is only a small parking area...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The roads to get in there were very circuitous this was not an easy find. Once you’re parked there’s about a 10 minute walk. No one was there mid-afternoon. Easy to just enjoy. Beautiful scenery, really magical. There is an incredible forest nearby, took a...More

Thank Traderjoey
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Easily located with good access. The path brings you to within a few metres of this amazing place. Although much smaller than Stonehenge it is much more atmospheric and you can really get a feel for the magic of the stones, especially as you will...More

Thank Sam Y
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Went here with a friend and it is very interesting to see easy walk to get there and normal footwear is suffice....

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This historic graveyard site dates back to the 18th century and also is symbolic to the Irish Famine. Nice wooded walks nearby.

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Beltany Stone Circle is one of the largest stone circles in Ireland. This stone circle is impressive and standing around 3,000 years. Can be difficult to find and short walk up hill may require good footwear as the stone circle is located in a field...More

Thank Sinéad M
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Alicia W
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Response from Justahungryguy | Reviewed this property |
Location is signposted from then town centre, but no tourist centre. Any local will tell you how to get there when you reach Raphoe.