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GREAT HISTORICAL STORY ABOUT THIS BUILDING, ALMOST GONE NOW...

You may be disappointed at this McCarthy Mór Castle, tho' the history will help you imagine what is... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Christy_Luv2
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Gorey, Ireland
Take 20 minutes and stop here

Driving the Ring of Kerry? As you get to Ballinskelligs take a few minutes to pull off and head for... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
Zerah J
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May 23, 2018
“GREAT HISTORICAL STORY ABOUT THIS BUILDING, ALMOST GONE NOW...”
Apr 24, 2017
“Take 20 minutes and stop here ”
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Castle Lodge Muckross Road | Castlelough, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

You may be disappointed at this McCarthy Mór Castle, tho' the history will help you imagine what is was used for years before. Do watch it lit up at night-really lovely. It nestles beside the beautiful Lake and adds to this historical area. ENJOY!

2  Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Driving the Ring of Kerry? As you get to Ballinskelligs take a few minutes to pull off and head for this site. There's a small beach with a decent amount of parking. You can see the ruins of the castle from the dune at the...More

2  Thank Zerah J
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The hotel was our destination here for afternoon tea and we only realised the castle was there as we sat in the conservatory, enjoying the view. A lovely afternoon tea in a lovely hotel with stunning views. Would have been disappointed if our destination was...More

Thank chicpascher2012
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Well ,as Castles go, this one barely qualifies. If you are staying at the Lake Hotel, you should go as it is almost within a stones throw from the Pub area. It is an old ruin, but only has a small placard explaining its history,...More

2  Thank micyer
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This ruin is set on the edge of the lake directly in front & in the grounds of the Lake Hotel with the back drop of the Lake & Mountains. A nice photo spot .

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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view of lake, named Lough Leane, one of the Lakes of Killarney. Beautiful views of rugged mountains behind lake. To get to castle, drive or walk into Lake hotel, public right-of-way to the castle

1  Thank dtlibra
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Walked down here as it is in the grounds of the Lake Hotel and the hotel maintain it. really spectacular views from the courtyard of the lake and mountains. Their is also a little pier there where hire boats can pick up and drop off....More

1  Thank Kieran M
Reviewed October 2, 2015

Not sure when the causeway was built from the mainland to the island castle but it is now a paved walk a few meters from our room in The Lake Hotel. It is quiet sanctuary with a few white pines and a small indiscernible chunk...More

2  Thank ebbtide123
Reviewed May 8, 2015

The location of this ruined castle is easy enough to find - just go into the entrance to the Lake Hotel, turn right at the arrows to the hotel car park and there it is, on a narrow little peninsula jutting into the lake. What...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed September 19, 2012

There is very little ruin to look at but the setting is stunning. It is plain to see why anyone would want to build their home at this spot. To sum up the ruins are nice to go to look at just to access the...More

1  Thank MINIPaul
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