Loher stone fort

Loher stone fort, Waterville: Address, Loher stone fort Reviews: 4/5

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TravelinSuz
Chandler, AZ943 contributions
May 2019
To call these ruins is an understatement. There’s not much here, but what there is, is quite interesting.
Written 28 April 2020
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MyWhiteCat
Hertfordshire, UK127 contributions
Sep 2019
This is a small but interesting site with good parking and a clear explanations. It is not signed off the main road and involves a narrow lane so you might need to be fairly determined.
Written 11 September 2019
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John O’ Keeffe
Waterford, Ireland105 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
Parked the car near Hogs Head golf club and walked the very scenic route to this ancient fort. It’s unmanned with free access and there’s a small plaque with some info on the site but otherwise you’re on your own and there’s really not a whole lot to see. The site is beautifully maintained though and ideal for a picnic while you let your imagination do some work while enjoying the stunning sea views. Worth a look.
Written 8 July 2019
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ETM
Kildare, Ireland249 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
The Loher stone fort is well worth a visit. It is a little off the beaten track however. We were very impressed with its presentation.
Written 29 August 2018
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davidbu00
Shelburne, VT2 contributions
Jun 2018 • Family
The roads are narrow and winding to this one, but we loved the view and walking around the fort. If you are around Waterville, I would recommend.
Written 17 July 2018
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kathy L
Dublin, Ireland37 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
Well worth a visit. This homestead has been described as remote.It is not ,and never was remote. When it was built the sea was the highway and it had a prime position with Skellig Micheal in its sights, Now it can be seen from the ring of Kerry .but better take the narrow road from Waterville and visit it . One of many forts in the area if you look carefully.
Written 5 July 2018
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Dalylynn
Amsterdam, The Netherlands389 contributions
Apr 2018 • Couples
Just off the ring of Kerry but really quiet and a lovely reconstruction of a fort
The location is stunning! Parking for about 4 cars is also available.
Written 22 April 2018
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Lancenz33
25 contributions
Aug 2017 • Family
We turned up expecting a sub-par audio visual and some rocks in the ground. Boy were we wrong on all counts. The audio visual presentation is extremely professional with some incredible cinematography - well done to the team that made this. It was well worth viewing it first to understand the history and usage of the fort in pre-historic times.

It is a small 100m walk down the hill to the fort. The views over the edge of the cliff is amazing as is the stone work and detail that has gone into making those structures. In all definitely worth a stop in if you are traveling the Ring of Kerry.
Written 10 August 2017
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Clive B
Dartford, UK1,352 contributions
Apr 2017 • Family
Not on any coach route, you can see but not visit the Loher Stone Fort from the Ring of Kerry Lookout and viewpoint at Beenarourke. There is however a thin single track road from the N70 that takes you right up to the fort. There is a space for one, possibly two well parked cars, but it rarely gets that busy, as most walk or take a bike the four miles from Waterville town! The stone fort is very well preserved and there is an information panel for those that like to learn more. Just be aware that there are a couple of steps here, and the entrance way is low (mind your head).
Written 8 April 2017
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ChichiNumber
NY162 contributions
Aug 2016 • Friends
The Ring of Kerry remains to this day perhaps the most interesting, fascinating, beautiful road trip I have ever taken in my life. The Loher Stone was one of the high points.

Let's just skip the fact that it is in the middle of this breathtaking countryside, the fact that it is the ancient farmstead/dwelling of early Christians just blows my mind. I found the fact that you can visit so many megalithic monuments in Ireland the reason I would go back there in a heartbeat. Nowhere else in Europe this is so accessible to the average tourist driving down the road.

Granted, reconstructed, but it certainly conveys the singularity and uniqueness of the place. No entrance fee, we left the car at a safe distance and walked in. Easy to explore, this unique place is definitely worth the trip,
Written 20 October 2016
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