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Time-travel. Impressive. Free. Highlight of Ireland.

Time-travel. Impressive. Authentic. Highlight of Ireland. A complete and total surprise when we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
611chipm
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Gorgeous castle

We had seen the castle from afar. It looks ethereal and imposing in the edge of the lough. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cavecanem76
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Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Time-travel. Impressive. Authentic. Highlight of Ireland. A complete and total surprise when we stumbled upon this castle. In fact, it was seeing this imposing structure from the road, keeping watch over the bay like a medieval fortress, that caught our attention. Very quiet with few...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had seen the castle from afar. It looks ethereal and imposing in the edge of the lough. We visited and it is much smaller up close than it looks from a distance. For the most it is ruined, but a well kept ruin at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This Castle has lots of history and, if you are in the area, make a point of calling. There will be no queues or crowds but, in this instance it is a great advantage. To have the Castle for yourself could be the order of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not a lot to see, but easy access, and nobody else around makes it worth while. Stunning spot. Free access

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

The ruins of this fort is in a remote part of Donegal county: winding, narrow roads, few signals. And it is deserted: there is no caretaker, or ticket seller, or shop, or any facility at all; it is a do-it-yourself place. At the same time,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Went here on a tour of the area with a visiting family member, the tour of the castle was closed during our visit but it was still nice to walk around and read some of the information plaques around the walls.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Doe Castle on Sheepaven bay is hundreds of years old. Although a lot of restoration work was carried out years ago it still retains a lot of charm. The setting is great, surrounded on three sides by water when the tide is in. Has little...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2019

I enjoyed walking around the ruins of Doe castle. Go to the top of the Keep so you can get great views and see the historic exhibits about Doe castle. There is a parking lot adjacent to the entrance. There is also a small shop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place for an afternoon stroll. The surrounding areas are breathtaking. My children were so interested in learning about the history of the castle.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FAwani
Reviewed February 21, 2019

We didn't have the opportunity to go inside, but we still really enjoyed wandering the grounds and taking in the buildings. We were lucky to be the only ones there on the day we visited and we really took our time going through the site....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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JS1228
April 29, 2019|
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Response from 087Eldo | Reviewed this property |
Car rental would be the best option but if that's out then you would probably be looking at a guided tour. Taxis are few and far between so I wouldn`t consider it as an option. There are some websites you could check out but... More
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Nicole R
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Response from JHMTTL | Reviewed this property |
While we were visiting Doe castle there were people walking their dogs on the Doe castle grounds before going through the turnstiles.
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