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Belleek Castle Museum

Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Best Ever

My husband and I took a tour of the castle today and enjoyed every minute. Our tour guide Elizabeth... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Glennis837
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Ballyglass, Ireland
Hidden gem in Ballina

This was our second trip. The tour is well worth the money if you are interested in history. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marie G
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Open 7 days a week, our castle tours are a highlight not to be missed. The Tours include the history of the castle, going back to the Middle Ages. You will see the Medieval Banquet Hall, the Spanish Armada Bar and other romantic Rooms. The highlight...more
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Belleek Castle | Garrankeel, Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I took a tour of the castle today and enjoyed every minute. Our tour guide Elizabeth was very friendly and entertained us throughout with her great knowledge of the history of the patrons and the building. The private collection was amazing and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second trip. The tour is well worth the money if you are interested in history. This castle is steeped in it, having been an abbey, family home and hotel. The collection holds a wonderful broad armory collection a fossil collection and furniture...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the tour. The castle was purchased by a deep diving treasure hunter. We were able to handle a heavy sword for a photo op.

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We took a tour of the castle with Stephen who was absolutely amazing. He was interesting, funny and was able to answer all our questions in great depth. His knowledge of the castle and its history is brilliant. Definitely recommend a visit if you are...More

Thank Sarah B
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarah, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour of Belleek Castle. Thanks for all your kind words and the 5 star review. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards, Stephen

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We took a tour of Belleek Castle and museum on 26th July, our tour guide Elizabeth was very engaging and regaled us with very interesting facts and information. It was fascinating to hear about the castle's history and to see the Marshall Doran collection. My...More

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Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi Anne, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour of Belleek Castle. Great to hear that Elizabeth was an excellent tour guide and that you enjoyed seeing the Marshall Doran Collection. Trying the Medieval Armour & Weapons is what people love the...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

What an excellent tour. The castle is so interesting and eclectic . The tour guide was fabulous with the kids and they loved seeing all the armoury and fossils up so close .

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Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Claire, Really glad to hear you that you enjoyed the tour of Belleek Castle and that you found it interesting & eclectic. Really happy to hear that our tour guide was fabulous with the kids. Kind regards, Stephen

Reviewed July 13, 2018

Carol was very engaging with all the visitors and she made the whole tour informative and kept the children interested by asking questions and getting them to look for items throughout the tour.More

Thank Karen M
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karen, We are very lucky to have Carol as one of our tour guides. We try and make the tour as fun as possible for every age group. We try and tailor the tour to whatever age group we have visiting. If we have...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

We went for the tour of Belleek Castle and Museum and were completely engaged with the wonderful presentation . there were 9 people on the tour and the guide (Female) involved everyone in the discussions. she gave a history of the house as well as...More

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Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5 star review and we delighted to hear that the guided tour of Belleek Castle exceeded your exceptions. Really delighted to hear that our tour guide involved everyone in the tour and that they gave a wonderful presentation. Delighted to hear that...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

All around nice place......plenty to do if you include walking paths. Good half day event if you include lunch or snack.

Thank SprintStang66
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5 star review and glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Belleek Castle & Belleek Woods. Looking forward to having you visit us again. Kind regards, Stephen

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Our lady guide was fantastic and gave us an hour and a half which was great value, especially as there were only the two of us. Loved hearing about the restoration of the Castle and it’s turning into a hotel. Full of interesting bits and...More

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Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted to hear you had a wonderful tour of the Castle and that you thought it was great value for money. Thanks so much for your 5 star review of the Castle. Looking forward to having you visit us again. Kind regards, Stephen

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henrietta145
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Property representative |
Hi Henrietta, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you! I was away for a few day's. I can offer you a price of €5 per head. I just checked our availability and we are available for tours between 11 and 4. What time in the... More
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Brian1504
January 8, 2015|
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Response from Arfur51 | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact the hotel and arrange a group visit. Dont forget to visit the excellent Jackie Clarke Museum in Ballina as well.
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