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Spectacular place.

Wee bit hard to find as signage is inadequate. But once found a short drive upwards from Bernish... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Francis M
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close to bernish viewpoint

This neolitiic court grave is close to Bernish viewpoint and set in the Ring of Gullion not far... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
P M
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Wee bit hard to find as signage is inadequate. But once found a short drive upwards from Bernish Viewpoint which is also a spectacular viewing spot with a car park. The Cairn has a limited parking area. It's well preserved and makes one think of...More

1  Thank Francis M
Reviewed February 22, 2018

This neolitiic court grave is close to Bernish viewpoint and set in the Ring of Gullion not far from another such grave at Clontygora. Both striking but the views around Ballymacdermot are spectacular.

1  Thank P M
Reviewed December 5, 2016

I love all things historic and megalithic. This is well worth a visit. Atmospheric to say the very least

Thank Cate M
Reviewed November 19, 2016

I was very lucky to view this cairn both in the day time and night time (super full moon)! It is located up high on a remote road (heading from Newry to Slieve Gullion). It is definitely worth a view and is a fascinating 'recent'...More

Thank StrawberryGoldilocks
Reviewed October 11, 2016

This 6,000 year old monument lies on the southern slopes of Ballymacdrmot Mountain close to Newry. It’s an extremely well preserved New Stone-Age burial site with three chambers. Situated within the Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this site offers excellent views of...More

1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Fantastic example of a court tomb, little tricky to find but well worth the drive. Good information on the plaque at the site. There are many more prehistoric sites in the area but they take some looking for, don't trust GPS, you'll end up in...More

Thank Bonny H
Reviewed August 28, 2016

This site is very close to Newry. Predates the pyramids by 2000 years. Recently discovered when a tank fell through the roof (1944). Not a great deal to see but loads of atomsphere.

Thank Derry B
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I don't know much about the history of the ancient ruins here but on a good day the views are stunning a drive around this area you will find ancient churches and graves, a forest park and camlough lake a really beautiful part of Ireland.

1  Thank Kieran K
Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is a nice place to drive too and look about. It is also very quiet at times which is great. The formation of the stones is impressive

Thank Centre p
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Excellent ancient burial tomb views around are beautiful it's just a pity some people keep dumping beds, washing machines, and trash around on a regular basis and as usual Newry and Mourne council don't do anything about it. We should try harder to make the...More

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