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Interesting, but go for the atmospheric views

No more to add! Go soon, because it is hard to believe these stones will stand much longer. Oh and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
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Interesting landmark

This was one the way to our destination for the day. Interesting to see & read about. Nice place... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
Hewitt, Texas
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Schull, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

No more to add! Go soon, because it is hard to believe these stones will stand much longer. Oh and watch your footing, it's slippery under foot.

Thank EuroTraveller52
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was one the way to our destination for the day. Interesting to see & read about. Nice place for pictures.

Thank JTG_Texas
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Plenty room for parking Nice walking along the very rugged /rocky seashore Myself has done a lot of rod and line fishing from shore

Thank frankie008
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This ancient Alter Wedge Tomb is very easily accessible from the road ,safe parking while you take in the views as well as savouring the ancient history of the location. Walk to the edge of the land to the sea and take in the sea...More

1  Thank Swimmermartin
Reviewed 5 February 2016

there is very limited parking, so since your driving on the left side of the road, youll miss the turn if not paying attention

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This wedge tomb is situated in a gorgeous landscape. There is a car park just off the road and it is just a few steps to the tomb. For those who have driven the Dingle Peninsula, the scenery at Altar is similarly gorgeous.

Thank Rachael I
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This ancient Alter Wedge Tomb and Mass Rock dates back to at least 2000 BC if not to the Iron Age.It is easily accessible from the main road 4 miles west of Schull but could be missed depending on what direction you approach .and offers...More

1  Thank Joan E
Reviewed 21 August 2015

So there you are, driving from Schull toward Mizen Head, and you see a little vista pull-off at the side of the road. "Altar? What altar?" you think to yourself. You get out of the car, stretch, and take in the view. Lovely. Then you...More

1  Thank supermarieDL
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The altar is relatively easy to find on R592 between Goleen and Schull. Look for signposts. The altar itself is a very interesting construction having survived centuries. There is a little path around the place with stunnng views of hills and beaches. If you are...More

1  Thank Kamila-wiewior
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

This 3500 year old tomb is easily accessible just off the car park in a lay-by by the main road, seems to be starting to collapse, great views of the Atlantic and the Mizen head from this location just meters from the sea

Thank irishbogman
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