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Ferns Castle

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Address: Ferns Town Centre, Ferns, Enniscorthy, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 53 936 6411
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The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl...

The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains.

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We found it to be a very enjoyable tour & it was free too. Sinead our tour guide was brilliant. She gave us plenty of information & made it a fun experience. The views from the... read more

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Wexford, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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109 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We found it to be a very enjoyable tour & it was free too. Sinead our tour guide was brilliant. She gave us plenty of information & made it a fun experience. The views from the Roof of the castle are great & the grounds around it are kept very well. Defo worth a visit😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour very enjoyable. There are great views from the top. It is a great way to spend and hour or two in you are in Wexford.

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Thank Eleanor B
Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This castle can be seen easily from the Dublin road that travels through ferns. You can only access the site via a guided 45 min tour which is well worth the time. You can easily park outside although only enough spaces for about 20 cars. Even though it's in ruin the guide pointed out a lot of historical items that... More 

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mervfair
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a castle that you can see for quite a few miles away. It is quite large with great architecture with a lot of unusual features.

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brussels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the castle yesterday. Had a great tour with Christine. She had everyone engaged young and all. The way she described everything had you back there in the times when the castle was lived in. The bonus was the fab view from the top as well as suggestions On other places to visit locally. It's a must if you are... More 

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Thank breenma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent guided tour of this Irish gem. Our guide Christine was very informative regarding the castle and surrounding area making our visit all the more enjoyable. Additionally, this is provided free of charge by the OPW.

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Thank FrankandKarenDoherty
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A really interesting visit. Free guided tour up through the castle. Our guide was very knowledgeable and made a great effort including our 6 year old. Pointed out many things that we never would of noticed on our own. Very enjoyable!

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Thank allyshero
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after a visit to wells house, it was a great stop with a free tour. the guide was very enthusiastic and informative and the castle itself was very interesting. tour was 45 mins, had to wait just 15 until the next tour.

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Thank gareth r
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yvonne and myself were recently in the Wexford area and had visited Enniscorthy Castle. However a trip to Ferns Castle was also suggested and I must say it was by far the better of the two. Our tour guide Christine couldn't have been more knowledgeable or friendly. The remains of the castle are in wonderful condition and the view from... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience was excellent. The girls in the information centre were lovely. Our tour guide Christine was knowledgeable and was really nice with my daughter who is autistic and has a great love of history. Loved the largoyle.

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