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Castle Matrix - CLOSED

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not open but worth it if you like "creepy"

Castle Matrix is not open but if you like adventure, take a few minutes and try to find it. Right... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2014
karinr9933
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Poughkeepsie, NY
Just to let you know this Castle isnt open at the moment

I was lucky to have a tour round the lovely Castle Matrix about 6 years ago by the really... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2012
ellenkeegan
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Aug 21, 2014
“not open but worth it if you like "creepy"”
Jul 31, 2014
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N21 Highway | Rathkeale, County Limerick, Adare, Ireland
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Reviewed August 21, 2014

Castle Matrix is not open but if you like adventure, take a few minutes and try to find it. Right off of N21 between Rathkeale and Adare. You'll probably have to ask a local for directions to the driveway. VERY overgrown - only 2 wheel...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank karinr9933
Reviewed July 31, 2014

The little pink star from the rental car company taunted me with this ruinous castle, pronounced Matt-rix in County Limerick just outside of Rathkeale. We couldn't find it for the life of us. In a mix of on-line reviews I've read since being home, the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Leslie1218
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Just to say that Castlematrix is not in fact in Adare but in Rathkeale. The castle is well worth visiting but unfortunately is not open to the public at the moment.

Date of experience: July 2012
10  Thank Ciara287
Reviewed April 23, 2012

I was lucky to have a tour round the lovely Castle Matrix about 6 years ago by the really interesting lady who own it (Liz). I was in Ireland last week with my family and wanted to show it to them, however, its not open...More

Date of experience: April 2012
6  Thank ellenkeegan
Reviewed August 22, 2005

First, delayed flight, second, lost luggage, third wrong rental car! So the trip started out great! With that in mind and set aside we traveled to our destination, Springfield Castle. With our check in time far off we decided to pull out the map and...More

15  Thank DayTrip15739
Reviewed January 11, 2004

my visit to Castle Matrix was an enjoyable one. when we climbed the old tower to the old chapel we got to make a wish and ring the bell. I got to play the old piano and my daughter the old harp by candle light....More

7  Thank Passenger3092
Reviewed October 26, 2002

The castle is a wonder. If one can only get past the stench of the dogs that the present host allows to foul up this Ireland treasure, one's socks will be knocked off by the work of her late husband. My husband's very favorite piece...More

12  Thank frndofbear
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