Knockeen Dolmen - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Knockeen Dolmen
Knockeen Dolmen is one of the finest dolmens in Ireland. The six uprights of this very impressive portal tomb stand, at the highest point, at 2.8 metres and form a sort of porch with the doorstone, which reaches almost to the same height. This is one of the finest dolmens in Ireland. The six uprights of this very impressive portal tomb stand, at the highest point, at 2.8 metres and form a sort of porch with the doorstone, which reaches almost to the same height.
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Attractions Near Knockeen Dolmen
3.52km from Knockeen Dolmen
The Gaulstown Dolmen dates to c.3000-4000 BC and is regarded as one of the finest portal tombs in Ireland. The east-facing portal stones stand eight feet high and the capstone is 14-feet long and possibly weighs over 40 tonnes. It is likely that the structure was once enclosed by a mound or cairn, which has since been removed or eroded away. There is evidence that some of the upright stones may have moved over time, as the shape of the chamber has been impacted.
4.84km from Knockeen Dolmen
Ballyscanlan Lough is a lake in Ireland and has an elevation of 120 metres. Ballyscanlan Lough is situated west of Carrickavrantry, close to Carrigavantry Lake. An iconic location for a picnic and there are also so many options for adventures too.
Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens
4.96km from Knockeen Dolmen
The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens are set in the beautiful seaside town of Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland. These gardens are a living biography of the Greek/Irish writer Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, who was born in 1850 and died in 1904. There is also an American Garden, a Greek Garden and a traditional Japanese Tea Garden, in total there are eleven unique garden areas that reference much of his folklore and fairytale.
5.29km from Knockeen Dolmen
Strand Leisure is a family entertainment centre, with a casino area for adults. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area, which comprises of a pool and so many other interesting rides too. There are so many opportunities to enjoy.
Mount Congreve Gardens
5.51km from Knockeen Dolmen
Mount Congreve is an 18th-century Georgian estate and mansion situated near the village of Kilmeaden in County Waterford, Ireland. The gardens at Mount Congreve, Waterford, consist of around seventy acres of intensively planted woodland garden and a four acre walled garden. is internationally recognised for its rare species of plants and also its plant nurseries. The gardens are open to the public each Thursday to Sunday.
The Doneraile Walk
5.65km from Knockeen Dolmen
The Doneraile walk covers about 2k along the cliff overlooking Tramore bay and across to Brownstown head on the other side of the bay. It has spectacular views of Tramore Bay, the Sandhills and Brownstown Head at the opposite side of the Bay. On a beautiful day there is nothing like a stroll along the cliff top where there are great areas to sit and even have a picnic.
Discover More Attractions in Waterford, Home of Knockeen Dolmen
County Waterford is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Munster and is part of the South-East Region. is the oldest city in Ireland and it is the perfect blend of ancient and modern. It is renowned for its exciting festivals and events such as the West Waterford Festival of Food, Spraoi, Winterval, Harvest Festival, Taste Tramore, Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival and Waterford Film Festival and many more.