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Ballycarbery Castle

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Address: Cahersiveen, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-947-2777
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Just a magical place!

If you are a castle nerd you will love! Bring shoes with a good grip for climbing uneven stairs. Not suitable inside for very small kids or anyone infirm but views are incredible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you are a castle nerd you will love! Bring shoes with a good grip for climbing uneven stairs. Not suitable inside for very small kids or anyone infirm but views are incredible! Well worth a trip!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed this but it was up to us to figure out what was going on as there were no guides and only a little bit of history on the plaque. Good views of the surrounding areas.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This castle is situated just a couple minutes' drive from Cahersiveen, and was a great place to explore. You can wander around the castle grounds and climb the staircases to explore the inside of the castle as well. The stairs looked a little difficult inside, but you can easily climb up to the top from the back of the castle... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Solitary, no crowds. You can take your time exploring the ruins of this 14 th century castle. Nice car park and easy to get too.

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I spent an afternoon walking around Cahersiveen when I came across Ballycarbery Castle. What a treat to be able to explore both in, I was able to walk the inner staircase up to the highest point inside the castle, and around the castle. I could see Ballycarbery Castle across the bay from Sea Breeze B & B, but what a... More 

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Waterville, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Perched on a low hill located about 5 miles from Cahersiveen, adjacent to two stone ring forts. The ruins of thIs castle are awe inspiring ,Covered in ivy , a resting place fgor a multitude of birds .The castle is so accessable ,a must place to visit just a few ,minutes walk from the car park ,on the waters edge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We where touring the Ring of Kerry and decided to take the short trip, probably 5-10 minutes off the road to visit this castle ruin...and it 110% worth it. Unlike most castles, this one had no barriers, just go through the gate and you can walk around and even climb inside and up the stairs into the ruin. The view... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This castle sits beside a bay in a picturesque expanse of green. It is falling apart, but the crumbling rock only adds to the romantic feeling of history. There is no official supervision, so we were free to explore as much as we wanted (after climbing through the barbed wire fence that surrounds it, of course). It really was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were driving the Ring of Kerry and stopped in Cahersevein to see where my family had come from and was told by a local about the castle. It was only 5 minutes outside the city. The castle is in ruins, but you can climb up to the second level and get some great photos. There were only a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

A majestic castle that you can explore. Unlike some, you can actually climb and imagine what it would have been like 800 years ago. Set in the beautiful landscape of Cahersiveen, Ballycarberry is easy to find and drive to. There is a car park conveniently located near the property. It is not crowded or commercialized. A romantic piece of Irish... More 

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Address: Cahersiveen, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-947-2777
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Cahersiveen

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