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Address: , Trim, Ireland
Phone Number: 0469438619
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the...
Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the 15th century. It was also used as a mint for the country's currency. In modern times, "Braveheart" was filmed in Trim Castle.
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Well restored castle right in Trim, County Meath. Beautiful grounds and area around the river to walk. The "Keep" has a tour which my family said was great but it has uneven... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Ardara, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Well restored castle right in Trim, County Meath. Beautiful grounds and area around the river to walk. The "Keep" has a tour which my family said was great but it has uneven stairs and is quite steep and high so I didn't go and can't review.

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Did the tour with 3 kids. They loved the castle and surrounds, great place for kids to have a run around.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A mighty Norman castle on the banks of the river Boyne. Lots of history and the Keep is a must visit. If you clausterphobic, perhaps the Keep is not suggested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was a very rushed visit for us as we ended but there much later than planned so we didn't spend a ton of time walking the grounds or outside the Trim Castle area which also looked amazing but we did take the hour tour of the keep and trust me it's worth the little extra to get inside with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Trim Castle is worth the stop. Some shots from Braveheart were filmed here so that's fun but the tour is very informative and the grounds were great to wander around. The castle is beautiful in it's state of rundown. (I like the castles that are not rebuilt and furnished). It costs $4 Eu I think. Very inexpensive and yet a... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Trim Castle literally towers over the little town of Trim and is not only a great place to visit but was the site of the movie 'Braveheart' with Mel Gibson. We took the evening guided tour which was wonderful - the tour guide was very good - and included a climb to the top of the tower where you could... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We enjoyed our stay here. Rooms were lovely. We dined in the restaurant and the food was lovely. We also sampled their afternoon tea. Breakfast was nice the next morning. Rooms were very warm at night though.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We enjoyed the guided tour and lucky for us on this day there was no fee. The guide was thorough and explained the history quite well .

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We spent a few hours taking a tour of the castle and its grounds. The tour guide was quite articulate and highly informative.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

was at the castle for the Braveheart 20 - which is 20 years since the film was made. We had a tour of the castle which is a must see. the shear size of the work that was done to make this casle back then is mind bogeling.

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