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Worth the One Hour Walk to Get There

It took us about 1 hour to walk to the "Black Fort" from the tourist office. Be sure to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Well worth the walk.

Well worth the walk. It can be a little tiring but persevere a make to the fort. The cliffs are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Inis Mor, County Galway, Province of Connacht, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It took us about 1 hour to walk to the "Black Fort" from the tourist office. Be sure to get directions ahead of time from the office as the signs are small. The last part of the walk is over a lot of rocks. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the walk. It can be a little tiring but persevere a make to the fort. The cliffs are well worth taking photographs of,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Follow the road up from the far end of the beach opposite Kilronan harbour. It climbs and curves to the right. Then turns to a stone path. Just before the gate you can see herons nesting in the holes across the dip. Continue till you...More

1  Thank CeannCabaiste
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is as remote as it gets. You will need planes, boats, perhaps trains, probably bikes and a good pair of hiking shoes to get here. And once you get here, you can go no further. The English language lacks words to describe this remote...More

Thank cleflar
Reviewed 28 July 2018

It's free and the walk to it is enjoyable - over rocks and stones you have to be careful of your footing but on arrival it's breathtaking. Nice place for a picnic and we left our bikes about 700m away and they were still there...More

1  Thank doberhus
Reviewed 19 July 2018

First, you must walk up a steady incline of slippery rocks to get to the top for the views. Walking sticks helpful, but any knee, hip, or foot issues may cause problems getting to the top. You can still see great views without going all...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is to be seen to be believed. The work involved to construct this many thousands of years ago must have been incredible. Its a hike..so wear good shoes but certainly worth it

1  Thank Hackers123
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This site left me breathless with awe. It is hard not to write anything without resorting to cliche. Take water and sturdy boots and prepare to be stunned.

Thank tes108
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

In a most inhospitable climate on an amazingly beautiful headland is one of the best Iron Age Guinness I have seen. Add to the human history is the spectacular geography and geology.....fossils abound! We spent hours here and it is well worth the tricky walk.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The signs on the island aren't great, but once I got to the right spot the trail was easy to see. This walk is not for the faint of heart (or weak of joints!), and bikes were strewn about as it became difficult to navigate...More

1  Thank BabyOnTheMove
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8 July 2015|
Response from MarkW0509 |
Being a resident of Co Meath for the last few years, I've driven both legs of the trip I'll recommend, though not in one go as it's a fair jaunt of close on 4 hrs. You can get quite an expensive flight to the islands from... More