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Classiebawn Castle

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Unique Castle - Visible from N15 Roadway

We first noticed this castle whilst driving from NI down to Sligo on our first trip to Ireland in... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
QGJohn
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Davie, Florida
Pleasant to appreciate from afar.

As far as I am aware not open to the public so it’s nice to appreciate from a distance, like a... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
mjraisingdaroof
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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"overlooking donegal bay"
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"lord mountbatten"
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"summer home"
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"photographed"
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"imposing"
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"coastline"
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"detour"
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"land"
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We first noticed this castle whilst driving from NI down to Sligo on our first trip to Ireland in Sept 2015. We had photographed this from the highway on our last trip and wanted to get some better pictures. It is a private residence, so...More

1  Thank QGJohn
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

As far as I am aware not open to the public so it’s nice to appreciate from a distance, like a mountain that is several miles away. To say it provides anything more than a nice silhouette for photographs gives it too much credit.

3  Thank mjraisingdaroof
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

While traveling the coastal route from Sligo to Glencolumbkille, this castle appeared seemingly out of nowhere. It's a stunning sight, with Benbulbin as a backdrop and the ocean as a sideyard. I later found out that it's the former home of Lord Mountbatten, who was...More

3  Thank NHjo
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

This is a very imposing castle and is very striking on the hill top. It is private and so you cannot visit.

Thank gbmontreal
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Classiebawn Castle sits on a Rocky Promontory overlooking Donegal Bay. It can be seen for miles ahead. The gate house is very cute and had a lovely iron gate.

2  Thank Bourlingueur60
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Took a detour on our tour to see Classiebawn Castle which was the home of Lord Mountbatten. The coastline is breathtaking and beautiful and the castle stands alone as an imposing site.

1  Thank csarchibald
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

A visit to Mullaghmore is overseen by this magnificent castle. If you return from a beach walk via the dunes, then the distant castle will keep mindful watch over you. Definite sense of the ‘dracula’ about it!

Thank dughall
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Our Trafalgar Tour Director had our Driver take a short detour during our day's itinerary and had him pull onto a quite side road so we could make a "photo stop" to view the former summer home of Lord Mountbatten. The oceanfront location makes for...More

Thank EwanderingMan
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

What a setting! The castle and the way it sits on the rocky cliff is stunning. Absolutely breathtaking. Nice little village to drive thru nearby, maybe stop for a quick snack if you want.

Thank Debbi D
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, Coastal, Classiebawn Castle set high on Mullaghmore, County Sligo. Such a pity it is not open to the public for tours. It is owned privately.

2  Thank L W
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nancybaby
August 10, 2016|
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IrelandEliz
July 21, 2016|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Owned by the estate of Hugh Tunney
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IrelandEliz
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Response from Pamelab1048 | Reviewed this property |
The castle used to be owned by Lord Mountbatten. It is now owned by a Dublin Hotelier
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