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Address: Trim, Ireland
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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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Gorgeous old monument

GO HERE!!! no seriously, go here. First it was built in the 1200's, it was part of big budget movie starring Mel Gibson and it is simply breathtaking!! Pay the money for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

GO HERE!!! no seriously, go here. First it was built in the 1200's, it was part of big budget movie starring Mel Gibson and it is simply breathtaking!! Pay the money for the tour of the inside of the keep if you are able to walk up stairs and it will take you all the way to the top of... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Fabulous Norman castle that was built by Hugh de Lacy. Entry is only 4 euros and it's worth making sure you catch the guided tour to get access to the keep. Guide Brenda was excellent- knowledgeable and fun. The Tourist Office just around the corner is a great place for something to eat and drink before/after.

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Never having seen or heard of this gem before, we spotted it on our way to Moyvalley Hotel and resolved to visit it on our return trip home. Thank goodness we did! In a superb setting on the banks of the River Boyne, this magnificent castle is a MUST VISIT. Work carried out by the OPW has opened up the... More 

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A brilliant place to visit when in Trim. Tour of castle and grounds cost only 4 Euros. We had a fantastic guide Brenda who was so witty and knowledgeable. She engaged so well with a large and varied group. History teachers could learn so much from this tour. A most enjoyable experience enhanced by beautiful Easter weather. Brenda's bravura performance... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Trim Castle is an Anglo-Roman castle from the 12th century. Near the castle is a statue of the Duke of Wellington. In one photo is a picture of the Irish very rainy weather of the way.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

On our way from Galway to Dublin, we made a stop at the Trim Castle. It's the biggest one in Ireland. We only paid the entrance fee to see the grounds so we didn't get to see the inside of the castle. But it was worth it. Parking was limited so we ended up parking on the street a block... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

great tour with a very knowledgable guide. cant remember the fee but was minimal. stunning views from the top of the castle. not suitable for reduced mobility or babies as many winding steps. beautiful walk along the boyne

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was blown away at this beautiful site! My girlfriend and I stumbled upon this castle on our last day of our vacation to Ireland and it quickly became the highlight of our trip. For anyone who loves history this is a must see stop when visiting in Ireland. With some of the moat still present and a massive keep... More 

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Trim
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I took the Castle and keep tour with my family, kids ages 4 and 6. The large grounds inside the walls are well kept and plenty of rooms for the kids to run around while we enjoyed the ruins and the information stands. The Keep tour was so interesting, it's informative and entertaining, we've actually been a number of times... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

They offer a nice tour of the Castle and grounds. Excellent photo opportunities. Friendly staff. and an excellent coffee shop/tourist office next door to warm up.

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