Cookstown

Tullaghoge Fort

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Tullywiggan Road Tullahogue, Cookstown, County Tyrone,
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Dating from the 11th century, an ancient dynastic centre, coronation and burial place.

Construction work to enhance Tullaghoge Fort has begun. For health and safety reasons it is necessary to close the site to the public. Details of re-opening will be provided in due course.
https://www.doeni.gov.uk/news/construction-work-starts-tullaghoge-fort-cookstown-durkan

Tullaghoge Fort was a royal power centre which came to historical prominence in the 11th Century when it was a dynastic centre for Cenel nEogain (later the O’Neills). It is an embanked enclosure, separated from an outer bank by a wide flat space and no ditch. From its hilltop position, it commands wide views of the area and is visible for miles around. The site was abandoned by 1622.

Disabled access is limited as entry is via a steep lane.

No unaccompanied children under the age of 16.