We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (82)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“car park”(8 reviews)
“short walk”(5 reviews)
Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2777
Ways to Experience Leacanabuaile Fort
from US$80.60
More Info
from US$80.60
More Info
from US$80.60
More Info
Reviews (90)
Filter reviews
73 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews car park ballycarbery castle short walk underground tunnel outside wall parking area ring of kerry close proximity photo opportunities tour buses historical sites nice walk sheep fort stone walls chamber
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 73 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw three ring forts on our trip around the Ring of Kerry. This was the smallest and my least favorite, but it was still worth the short walk from the parking area. It has lower walls that the other two, but it still an...More

Thank loonwatchers1993
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I was skeptical to see another stone fort, but I'm glad we stopped - we did both this one (Leacanabuaile) and Cahergall at the same time. It's about a 10-minute walk but worth it. They're both massive and so different from each other. Leacanabuaile has...More

Thank emilymarcus
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We visited this on the same day as Cahergall Fort and Ballycarbery Castle. This fort shares the same small car park as Cahergall Fort. It is also free to park and enter the fort. It's about a 10 minute walk from the car park. Although...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a short visit, this fort and Cahergall Fort are very close to each other and share the same car park. You have to walk around 10 mins to each of the forts but they are both worth it. Very impressive and best of...More

Thank bendsy
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Ring forts were not something I thought would be worth a stop. But I was wrong! Amazing what it would have taken to build a structure like this. It was an interesting stop and the walk up to it was a nice break from...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in the Celts, this is a must see. I visited a number of sites yesterday. However, I would say this was the best example that I saw. I would strongly advise making a point of visiting this well preserved site.

Thank clintonc536
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is the smaller fort but still very beautiful with a lot of character. The views are impressive!

Thank xenosthefry
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We had previously stopped at Staigue Fort so thought we would also stop at this one and Cahergal since they are next to each other. There were signs for the forts off the main road and we also had our Rick Steve's guide book to...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

It's walls may be less impressive than those of nearby Cahergall, but it looks more like the other stone forts around Ireland with multiple buildings inside and a souterrain (an underground tunnel archaeologists believe was used for storage and hiding). You can climb in the...More

Thank angie8_12
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Not as well preserved as Cahergall Stone Fort, but still really interesting to see. It's a nice walk up to it, and it's fun to imagine who lived there and how they used the tunnel (that we stuck our head in, but didn't dare go...More

Thank quinnunit66
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Ring of Kerry Hotel
129 reviews
2.84 km away
Royal Valentia Hotel
329 reviews
3.97 km away
Glanleam House
58 reviews
5.44 km away
50 reviews
15.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 26 nearby restaurants
Enright's Restaurant
24 reviews
2.76 km away
Petit Delice
160 reviews
2.77 km away
Royal Valentia
150 reviews
4.00 km away
O'Neill's The Point Seafood Bar
549 reviews
3.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 nearby attractions
Cahergall Fort
172 reviews
.38 km away
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs
301 reviews
7.49 km away
Ballycarbery Castle
339 reviews
1.05 km away
Valentia Lighthouse
183 reviews
6.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Leacanabuaile Fort staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines