Caherconree and Cliff Fort

Key information: Caherconree and Cliff Fort

  • A steep climb to a spectacular ancient cliff fort, and to the nearby peak(s).

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating84.5
  • Beauty31.5
  • Natural interest14
  • Human interest10
  • Charisma31
  • Negative points2
  • Total rating84.5
  • Note: Neg: likely bad weather

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous


The steep and at times boggy climb from the road south of Camp to this spectacular ancient cliff fort rewards with history and huge views.

From here you can climb on to Caherconree (827m) and on along to Bartregaun (850m) and other peaks which form the spine of the Slieve Mish ridge in the east of the perninsula.

2hr return, strenuous, to Caherconree.

See our Dingle Peninsula page for more general and practical information and photos.

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