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Lovely grounds in a nice town

A testament to the skill of the stone masons of youre that this is still standing tall,great to... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
St. John's, Canada
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Very cool!

The Swords Round Tower has stood since the 6th century and it looks very old. We were disappointed... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Oct 22, 2018
“Lovely grounds in a nice town”
Jul 10, 2018
“Very cool!”
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A testament to the skill of the stone masons of youre that this is still standing tall,great to visit if you are in the area and the little town is so rustic great spot for a pint.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rickcardo
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The Swords Round Tower has stood since the 6th century and it looks very old. We were disappointed that we couldn't climb the Round Tower, but that is not possible. The view of the town must be amazing. It's still worth the walk to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank StenMSY
Reviewed June 30, 2018

If you are staying in Swords and have some time it is worth taking a little time to go look at these ancient structures at the church. It will not take very long but interesting to tak a closer look.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Timotraveler
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We visited Swords Round Tower and St. Columba Church, they are on the same grounds, along with a clock tower. Nice spot to visit if you are staying in Swords. We stayed here our last night, to be close to the airport, for the morning.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

A must when you visit Swords A piece of history restored to catch the imagination of the adventurous traveller. A story behind the towers. Find out for yourselves. A must see.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank chriscX2606LY
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The tower is in need to restoration. However it’s testament to the workmanship that went into building the tower that it is still standing. It is in the ground of St Columbas Church.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed January 14, 2017

The grounds are beautiful, the history is magnificent. Well worth a visit and walk around. Located in the middle of a lovely town.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank josieriv
Reviewed October 20, 2016

While visiting the aera we went to see the Round Tower, a beautiful scenic with a great walk, interesting history

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank oconnordavid
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This was pleasant find on our drive. We couldn't see any place to park, so we did a bit of a walk to get to this site from the main part of town. I'd say it's maybe a 5 minute walk from Swords Castle. It...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kristi824
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Great example of old round bell tower. it is very nice and the surrounding grounds are excellent. the adjoining Clock tower is also beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank James W
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July 24, 2016|
Response from Mrsheephead1986 | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid not. It's been closed for over 20 years. The Viking tower adjacent is closed also. Both are in need of repair