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Address: Ferns Town Centre, Ferns, Enniscorthy, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 53 936 6411
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Description: The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl...
The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains.
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Unexpected Treasure

Larry Smith is an excellent tour guide. Don't let the free admission sway your thinking. This tour was jam packed with information about the history about the orgination of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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York New Salem, Pennsylvania
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York New Salem, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Larry Smith is an excellent tour guide. Don't let the free admission sway your thinking. This tour was jam packed with information about the history about the orgination of the Irish uprising. The is an excellent tour, and hopefully, the words gets out about this historic site. It is a don't miss tour that is highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not a great deal left but well worth a visit. Excellent tour guide Christine brought the whole story to life. Beware the narrow and uneven stairs.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

From the ruins of the castle has arisen an incredible look into the distant past - As with other Reviewers I have to say that our Guide was what made it - Sinead was enthusiastic and so well informed - She worked so hard - and was as eager as if she were telling the story for the first time.... More 

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Maynooth, Ireland
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A super tour of this amazing castle, and was made so much more interesting by our Guide Larry.... What a bubbly man and so knowledgeable. We were a group of 5 adults one of which was american and she was so impressed with this place.... The views from the roof are amazing and Larry named all the places you can... More 

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Pembrokeshire
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A guide will take you to the top - watch your footing on the steep, narrow, winding staircase! Yet more fascinating tales.

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is one of the best castles we have visited. Made so by the excellent guide who showed us around the castle. She was full of life and enthusiasm about the history of the castle. The view from the top of the castle is really worth the climb, Just mind your head on the way up and even more coming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

An amazing castle - loved it - peaceful and calm - well worth a visit. My sister nearly drove passed without stopping - so glad we did stop t take in the serenity n take a few pics

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Athens, GA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stumbled upon this old, ruined castle one day while out driving around on our way to New Ross. It was beautiful against the blue sky and admission is free. It is worth stopping and taking some pictures.

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Dublin Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

well laid out and very interesting. Fabulous view from the top of the castle. The information we found out and were given was top class

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Being January the castle is actually closed. However you can still have a walk around the ruins, so worth a look.

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Address: Address: Ferns Town Centre, Ferns, Enniscorthy, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 53 936 6411
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  Enniscorthy  >  Ferns

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