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Address: Off B23, 5km south of the city centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9024 6609

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Part of large network of parks along river. The place is well known from centuries ago. Would not recommend to arrange as dedicated trip as there is nothing special to see. The... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Part of large network of parks along river. The place is well known from centuries ago. Would not recommend to arrange as dedicated trip as there is nothing special to see. The set of stones have been constructed most recently and looks like modern construction rather something from the ancient past. However it is nice to see as part of... More 

Thank Ru55lan
Banbridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Recently attended an out door movie screening here in association with Belfast Film Festival. What a cool venue for a movie and what a great historic find

Thank Patrick_G_C2014
Belfast, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Five thousand years ago Neolithic man walked these paths through forest and glen to this site. Veneration for the dead had become part of life. This was a site for burial in a chambered tomb under these upright stones with their huge capstone. And then covered ritually. A chieftain? It was likely to have been a meeting place for who... More 

Thank james_m186470
Galway, Ireland
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442 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Neolithic Site is one of the most ancient in this Beautiful City yes go to the top for the greatest best views of this fantastic City...

Thank Anna N
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Visited during visit to Belfast. Added to our plan at the very end but it's worth it. Almost within Belfast. Good place for some nice photography.

Thank Tamimy f
Belfast, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Although its an ancient monument the car park of this place is more famous than the monument itself. Its notorious with dogging and cruising and is best avoided at night as its very secluded. The standing stones are at the centre of a huge earth ring which is set in some lovely arable countryside and walking around here can be... More 

Thank Scalph
Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

It is a huge area..... with earthworks all round. Great for photos just check on google. You can walk round the top of the earthworks and get a wonderful view of the countryside. I have been here several times and have never seen any 'outside activity'. I would say it is well worth a visit especially on a misty cold... More 

Thank Philip H
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209 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is an amazing ancient site about an hour walk from Belfast city center. The walk out is wonderful and the setting is amazing. The site has an ancient energy and a quiet majesty. There is a nice view of the surrounding countryside and the site is virtually deserted. There is a dolmen and a tree of life! I agree... More 

Thank Christopher B
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115 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Theres not much here to be honest, and its not very well sign posted. I have read unfortunately people are using this place for dogging. Would I recommend this place .............no just go on Internet and read about it there, really not much to see here either. People walking their dogs, but not very impressed with the place.

Thank relaxingbelfast
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This is a well known spot for outdoor sexual activity amongst gay men and dogging. It would be a nice place for a walk only for this behaviour that goes on.You will be followed. Don't go near it!

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