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Beaghmore Stone Circles

Cookstown, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8676 6727
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Cookstown, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Encountered by accident rather than intent but very impressed. Located in an isolated area and all the better for it. You can stroll around ancient history in a tranquil and beautiful location. It motivated us to look up more detail after the visit and amazing...More

1  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 21 April 2017

the site is best approached from the Drum Road Cookstown direction - SatNav took us round the world for a short cut!

Thank S0par
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Out for a drive and came across this little spot... lovely walk really interesting to learn about the history of the site

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Seven in total ... (that they have found so far) ..... Raison d'être ? ... not obvious. Some circles are in pairs, but not all (aligned to solstice .. or other astrological markers). Another theory is that they relate to comets. They date from the...More

Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Once again drawn to the stones, this is the real history of this area 2000 BC! Visit on a good starlit night, groundsheet, gaze at the sky with virtually no modern intrusion. We are so fortunate to be able to still walk amongst the stones,...More

1  Thank TyroneFood
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem! Located between Omagh and Cookstown, well signposted off A505. Picnic benches and areas for barbecuing. A mini Stonehenge in Northern Ireland

2  Thank small_fish_big_ocean
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A quiet place to view numerous small circles. Stay 30 minutes or three hours, then head to the Davagh Forest Definitely, take an umbrella.

1  Thank Donel C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Sorry this didn't rock my boat. Just a few rocks lying about in a big open field. Don't know enough about them.

Thank IvorLarne
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I'm sure it's a historically significant site but forgive me for liking my stone circles to be more impressive then 2 guys and a wheelbarrow could manage. On the plus side most circles are in pairs which is more unusual and the setting is lovely.

Thank Unizen
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Love this. There was re-enactment of the times by the Craic Theatre. Very spiritual. Also a very interesting talk by the Stone Circle expert. Thanks to Midulster Council for organising

Thank Geneholic O
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caitlin873
This seems so cool! I'm visiting Ireland for the first time and would love to check out this little spot while we're staying in Belfast. We don't have a car though. Is there an easy way to get there by train or bus and find the entrance easily?
23 July 2015|
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Response from GEOFF W | Reviewed this property |
Remote location, about 1.5hrs from Belfast. No public transport. Car would be required.
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