Ardgroom is a village on the Beara peninsula in County Cork, Ireland. Its name refers to two gravelly hills deposited by a glacier, DromÃ¡rd and Drombeg. It lies to the northwest of Glenbeg Lough, overlooking the Kenmare River estuary. It sits between the coast and the Slieve Miskish Mountains. The village has one shop and post office , called Harrington's. It also has an Emo Gas Station and a Pub, The Village Inn.
Near the village lie a number of megalithic monuments, the most picturesque of which is probably the stone circle to be found to the southwest of the village. It has the name "Canfea" but is sometimes called the "Ardgroom SW" circle to distinguish it from the remains of another stone circle northeast of the village. The Canfea circle consists of 11 stones, 9 of which are still upright with one alignment stone outside the circle. Unusually for a stone circle, its stones tend to taper toward points. See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of megalithic monuments in Cork List of towns and villages in Ireland External links[edit sourceÂ | edit] Ardgroom SW stone circle on Megalithia.com References[edit sourceÂ | edit] Standing stone Dolmen Henge Menhir Stone circle Stone row Concentric stone circle Recumbent stone circle Chambered cairn Harrespil Photographs of stone circles Middle Eastern megaliths
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Ardgroom Village, Ardgroom, Co. Cork
On County Corkâs spectacular Beara Peninsula, Ardgroom Leisure Village offers 3-bedroom holiday homes with free parking. Guests can also use on-site facilities including a steam room, sauna and aerobic exercise room.
Ardgroom Leisure Village is a holiday home is located in Ardgroom and is 45 km from Killarney. The unit is 27 km from Kenmare. There is a dining area and a kitchen as well as a private bathroom.