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Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is off the beaten track but worth a visit if you're interested in history. A small site but very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Niamh Q
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It's is quaint that you have to go looking for the key of the security door of this ancient in a nearby house and, to me, quintessentially Irish. Parking is a problem and I didn't like this aspect of my visit. The fact it's free...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank raywL1134WK
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

If you are into old ruins, neolithic monuments or ancient tombs, gice this place a stop. It's a 5000 years old burial chamber (the chamber itself is bigger than Newgrange), a true hidden gem. Thank means you need a car, as there are no public...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fernando R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Four Knocks (Irish: na Fuar Cnoic - 'the Cold Hills') is one of my favourite neolithic sites in Ireland. A lot smaller than Newgrange it is however similar in layout to the central chamber there consisting of three inner recesses and the rock art is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Noel D
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Fourknocks Neolithic Passage Grave is located in County Meath around 10 miles from Newgrange. It dates to 3000 b.c and it’s name may derive from the Irish word ‘Fuair Cnocs’ that translates to ‘cold hills’. The tomb has some distinctive chevron stone carvings over its...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this over my experience to Knowth because you can actually enter the grave site and experience it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 75tui
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had planned to go to the large, well known, megalithic burial tombs at Bru Na Boinne. But, as well, my partner found out about Four Knocks on the web, so we thought we'd check it out. Glad we did. This is not easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jay H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Found out about this by chance. When we were unable to visit Newgrange we opted to look for this site. Followed instructions on the sign to collect the keys from a lovely lady. We visited the site and stayed about half an hour. Although it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Murphyandjazz
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place is off the N2 road near Ardcath in Co. Meath. It is close to Newgrange. It is a small 5000 year old passage grave that is really well preserved. you will need to collect a key from a neighbour for a small deposit...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank rara r
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our first destination after arriving in Dublin was Fourknocks Passage Tomb. For this you arrive at the sight and get the driving directions to pick up the key. Had a good laugh when looking for the house! The house next door, which I thought was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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It is a very small place. It is not an easy place to find and get to. You may need just 30 min once you get there. It is on a private property.
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