Legananny Dolman

Legananny Dolmen is a megalithic portal tomb located approximately 5km north of Castlewellan, near the village of Leitrim, Co Down. It sits near the slopes of Slieve Croob and is a State Care Historic Monument.

The name Legannany derives from the Irish words Liagán Áine, meaning ‘Aine’s dolmen’. This tripod dolmen has a capstone over 3m long and 1.8m from the ground. It dates to the Neolithic period and the monument is approximately 5,000 years old. Portal tombs functioned as ceremonial funerary sites in the Neolithic Period.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.

Opening times:

All year


There is no entrance free and visitors are welcome to visit Legananny Dolmen all year round.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

About 10 kilometres Nort West of Castlewellan at the foot of Slieve Croob.From Castlewellan take the A50 West for Moneyslane, after about 4kilometres take a right turn for Leitrim then take a left turn towards Windy Gap the Tomb is well sign-posted from Leitrim.
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