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Huntington Castle

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Address: Clonegal, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 53 937 7160
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Our first stop for our Ireland holiday, and the best! This is an authentic castle with gardens, ghosts, sheep and hospitality! The decor, grounds and host are wonderful. If... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our first stop for our Ireland holiday, and the best! This is an authentic castle with gardens, ghosts, sheep and hospitality! The decor, grounds and host are wonderful. If you're looking for something a bit different this is it. The bistro down the lane for dinner was A+. Ask the host for reservations and a peek in the castle basement!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a lovely sunny afternoon when we visited. It's under new management since the lady died so a few things have changed since I saw it last. But a beautiful old building and lovely serene gardens. Cheap to visit and you get a guided tour thrown in, with a bit of history about the place.. Perry the peacock would be... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a wonderful time at Huntington Castle last week. We stayed one night, had a tour of the castle, and walked through the beautiful gardens. Alex and Clare are wonderful hosts - so welcoming. We really felt like we were staying in a home, albeit one with grand rooms and a very impressive history.The gift shop and tearoom... More 

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Thank Paula2000
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to stay in a castle with amazing history and be treated like one of the family then contact Alex and enjoy your stay. We stayed two nights and felt right at home in our richly appointed rooms (mine had a four poster bed from the 1700's). The castle grounds are a treat and the family pets charming,... More 

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Thank amy782
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had driven through the beautiful well kept town of Clonegal when we saw the signs for the castle. We spent a couple of hours walking around the gardens on a sunny day and it was delightful. We loved the yew walk which was like a scene from Game of Thrones. My wife and I didn't do the house tour... More 

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Thank PFenelon
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hoped to pass a couple of hours here with our two daughters (aged 4 & 7), didn't think they'd enjoy the house tour so we decided to save ourselves the cost of that, we did, however spend €30 in the tearoom which included €15 for our entry into the gardens and 'adventure playground '. We first headed to the playground... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this castle today. The guide was very nice and very knowledgeable. The grounds are lovely and the village it is in is so well kept and picturesque. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huntington castle is privately owned but open to the public with guided tours of the castle for €9 including the garden. Inside the castle are amazing well kept "treasures" not literally but those things people used during the 1600 - such as the washing machine, old cooking pots, kitchen utensils etc... Taking photos inside the castle is not allowed but... More 

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Thank Maeh2
County Carlow, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lived down the road from the castle for 20years ,my mam and dad still live near ,great people live there ,i still love the walk way around the castle when we go home ,it was our play ground when i was young ,such great memories 😍😍

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

9 euro to see castle and garden.4 euro for child over 3.five euro to see garden.yew tree feature is five hundred years of history and a great spectacle.tea room is pleasant.tour of castle was informative. Last 45 minutes.very good 22.6.16

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