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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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A trip back in time.

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Dublin Ireland
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Dublin Ireland
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112 reviews 112 reviews
22 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
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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213 reviews 213 reviews
107 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
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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Cavan, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Well maintained ruins with a visitor centre. Local shop across the road, great take away coffee there is no more to say , finding it difficult to use up 50 characters

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

the structure was so good and the views are great and it very close to the main read to Dublin wexford road which makes it more accessible

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Carlisle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Dropped by with family and had a look around, but this is winter and no guides available. The opening times are displayed and you can still access the site but the the main interest would lie in areas that are locked up and basically you can only see a little more than the photo above. I can see that this... More 

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SC and Oz
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had not planned on stopping here since I was just coming into Ireland it looked interesting, and turned out to be a treasure. Lovely staff, and due to a sudden bit of rain I was the only one on the walking tour, minor cost, and got to spend a little extra time with the guide learning about the Norman... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had a brilliant time today on the guided tour of the castle,which is FREE.Graham our guide was so informative.you could see he really loves history and sharing his knowledge.we learned so much and it was very enjoyable.The word needs to spread about this gem.

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Dunboyne, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had a lovely tour of the site and castle by our lovely guide Jaz, very interesting and well worth a visit, also free admission !

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Gorey, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Called in on heritage Sunday where the maidens did a lovely dance searching for the knight. There was a lovely working display of the ladies working on tapestry pieces and answering questions. The tapestries on display are delightful. The fine knight gave a very informative tour of the castle. Well worth the visit many thanks for such a lovely couple... More 

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

On our recent holiday we stopped to see Ferns Castle mainly to see the tapestry. Chatting to Larry we were persuaded to take the tour. We are so glad we did. As other reviewers have said Larry was a fantastic guide - informative, amusing and great fun. He has the happy knack of being able to involve all ages and... More 

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