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Caherconnell Stone Fort - Carron, County Clare
A stone fort located near Carron, County Clare
Caherconnell Stone Fort is located in the heart of the Burren UNESCO Geopark and is one of the best preserved stone forts in the entire Burren Region
Your visit to Caherconnell begins in the graphic display area where you will receive the background information on the forts and tombs of the Burren. The next stage in your journey is the renowned Audio visual presentation. This short presentation (just 20 minutes) provides you with an insight into the history and archaeology of this unique area.
You will begin with a journey through time from the arrival of early man and on to the megalithic tomb builders. You will also have the opportunity to learn about the architecture of the stone forts of the Burren region.
The audio-visual presentation revolves around the fort, its people, history, archaeology, and flora.
A visit to this fort helps the visitor understand the unique history behind the monuments in this hidden paradise.
This unique Irish ring fort offers you the opportunity to explore an exceptionally well preserved example of an ancient Irish stone fort. From generation to generation, stone lined pathways and drystone walls have been crafted with care. The ancient pathways will guide you around this prehistoric site as archaeologists work to unearth the secrets held within their magnificent walls.
Directions to Caherconnell Stone Fort
Located near Carron Village on the main Corofin-Ballyvaughan road.
Sat Nav: 53.041883,-9.138822
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