Not something I would usually pay for but it was still nice to see, especially if you have the place to yourself.
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Driving from Shannon Airport toward Dingle, we made a coffee stop in Kenmare. My driver Bob, suggests a leg stretch and we stroll behind the main street to a protected landmark named Kenmare Stone Circle, a ring of nine Bronze Age stones set with a...More
The circle has a special feel but has been violated by some thoughtless planting which de-contectualises the alignment (east-west). Worth a visit but a little sad. Unfortunately, a nearby planing notices states that someone wants to build a caravan/RV park right beside it.
The Kenmare Stone Circle is practically in the town - from the centre of town just follow the signposts to find it. It is made up of low boulders placed in an elongated circle with a single boulder or burial monument in the middle. It...More
This is an amazing stone circle in mint condition probably one of the best but the trees should not be here and should be cut down. The reason stone circles were built was to do with sunrise and sunsets and trees have no place here....More
I love archaeological features and there is something special about this place. It’s small but quaint. There’s an honesty box which asks for a €2 donation per person. I don’t mind paying this for the upkeep of this type of place but others might not...More
We parked in Kenmare town under cloudy skies, but by the time we walked the short distance to the stones it was pouring down rain. You're on the honor system to pay two euros per person. There's a babbling stream nearby and this would have...More