Historic Environment
Off Ballynahatty Road

Additional information

Open to the public:

Yes, entry is free (Sometimes public access is restricted due to works for example. Check before you visit)

Grid reference:
SM number:
DOW 009:036

About Giant's Ring

Prehistoric enclosure, over 200 metres in diameter, with a chambered tomb in the centre.  The big earthwork circle, roughly 200m across, is a beautiful example of a 'henge' monument, built in about 2700BC during the Neolithic period. Similar monuments are found elsewhere in Britain and Ireland, but this is one of the finest. In the middle is a tomb made up of 5 upright stones and a large capstone, the bare frame of what was originally a chambered grave, covered with a cairn of stones and earth.

Other historic places you can visit:

Giant's Ring
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