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Easy to drive to from Belfast, and worth seeing

We followed the GPS from our hotel in Belfast, and the only problem we had was that some large tree... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
garbagecollector
Nice Ring

Not a large site, but there is a small dolmen surrounded by an earthen ring. Nice for a walk... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We followed the GPS from our hotel in Belfast, and the only problem we had was that some large tree branches were down from the winds the day before. The turnoff to the Giant's Ring was okay, but there was a large branch down in...More

Thank garbagecollector
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Everyone has heard of the Giant’s Causeway, but this is well within striking distance of Belfast. It’s a really fascinating henge, which is probably pre-Druid. It’s off the beaten track, and quite secluded, so be sure to have the phone number of a taxi firm,...More

Thank Pelagius_Redivivus
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Interesting circular henge surrounding a stone burial chamber, pleasant walk and excellent picnic site, especially with children. Adjacent car park, no charge.

Thank theis
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Not a large site, but there is a small dolmen surrounded by an earthen ring. Nice for a walk about. You can see a few other dolmen from the top of the ring. Free.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 20 April 2018

When in Ireland, Scotland and England you will have many opportunities to visit Neolithic sites. No one knows what they really are or who really made them. Theories abound, but no proof. From the smallest to the largest they are strange and magical places. This...More

Thank reg v
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The Giant's Ring is a henge monument at Ballynahatty, near Shaw's Bridge, Belfast, It apparently dates from c.2700BC. In the middle of the raised Circle is a tomb made up of 5 upright stones and a large capstone. The place is quite stunning in its...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Don't miss seeing this historic site. Incredible that it remains and has not been razed by previous generations. A simple reminder of the ancient history of this area and its people.

Thank BelfastJames007
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A beautiful site to visit, such ancient history still able to see and feel. Lovely surrounding area as well and would be a fantastic walk to go on for a few hours. Certainly recommend checking out!

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I don't live far from this historic site but had not been to it for many years. Now that I am trying to fit in a decent walk each day I came to the Giant's Ring. It has an informative sign board giving the history...More

Thank bryanmR9850OE
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I love the scale of this Neolithic monument, the views of Belfast Hills in a westerly direction and patchwork of landscape in others. Today I smiled at the irony of spuds growing in nearby fields. Again, irresponsible dog owners let the area down.

Thank CaptMish
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