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Scenic surprise

I happened upon this castle as I was traveling between Galway and Clare. The gate was locked and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peg5000
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Lombard, Illinois
Awesome tour, if you can get in

Loved the castle and tour. Sam, the tour guide is young but very knowledgeable and gives a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I happened upon this castle as I was traveling between Galway and Clare. The gate was locked and it seemed closed (I did not visit during the posted hours). I poked around and walked out to the sea (low tide). The views were beautiful. On...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Peg5000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the castle and tour. Sam, the tour guide is young but very knowledgeable and gives a great tour. Loved seeing where and how the owning family lived and also hearing about centuries ago as a soldiers outpost. Only problem is getting in- gate was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing castle. You can breath history in all the rooms. Fantastic receptionist and guide, Sam. I recomend it to everyone

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tino716
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Heard there was a castle - thanks to TripAdvisor. Turns out it has pretty restrictive hours and tours via appointment. Access is available around the side on the sea side. Good for a 5 minute walk around, not a bad scenic stop. Please see photo...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank abeckett
Reviewed June 27, 2019

Very limited tours, only once or twice a month. We were in the area and wanted to explore. Nice for some pictures passing by. Waste of time if you plan to go there.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ingridpereyra
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a nice rest and picnic stop on our way to Galway and were contemplating between several castles we wanted to see. Once arrived there was very little to see and the castle was closed as it is open at very specific...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ishailevin
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Literally right next to the side of the road, this castle is worth a quick stop and explore if you enjoy castles and photography. There's not much to it: you can walk around the perimeter and see the interior (of which there isn't much), but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KCZAQT
Reviewed March 16, 2019

You cannot go inside, and there are far more impressive castles in surrounding areas and towns. It's one of the only things to see in the town, but it's not somewhere you'd more than glance or spend 10-minutes at.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thenattyhubert
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

While the castle was closed been off season we were able to look around the outside. It is situated less than 10 minutes walk from town center right on the inlet . Would liked to have been able to go inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gerryoct2015
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We were visiting the whole area and we were so disappointed to see the castle was closed and opened only during certain periods of time. Very sad for such a lovely view and an amazing summer day, which in Ireland is very rare. I would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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