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Trim Castle

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Address: Trim, Ireland
Phone Number: 0469438619
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the...

Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the 15th century. It was also used as a mint for the country's currency. In modern times, "Braveheart" was filmed in Trim Castle.

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A spectacular view!

The castle was building in a valley, so you can have a full view and you should try to get into those medieval days, and for sure get inside of the castle also to know more about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dublin, Ireland
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The castle was building in a valley, so you can have a full view and you should try to get into those medieval days, and for sure get inside of the castle also to know more about it! It's not far from Dublin!

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County Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here last week for Heritage week. I would definitely recommend the tour. Our guide was extremely informed and enthusiastic he made it live. Inside the castle was amazing. It was great even on a rainy day. I always have seen the castle but its only now you realise the beauty is on the inside. If you are into castles... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the castle where Braveheart was filmed. It is from the 1100's and has a lot of history for the past 900 years. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and you get to walk out to all the floors and along the roof as part of the tour. We had a lot of wind on the top as the... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our tour of this place. The guide was funny and very knowledgeable, the tour was well-paced, and the way they renovated the castle for visitors, with a canvas roof to let in light and cool wooden catwalks that give you a great birds-eye view from inside, was really neat. Definitely worth the four Euro and the hour of... More 

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Thank GnomeDepot
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only had a few hours to spare, as we were flying home in the evening. What a beautiful place Trim is. Loved the castle and the surrounding walks along the river. Great setting. We also popped in to the Castle Hotel for some lunch and coffee. Excellent food, good value for money and good friendly service. Just a final... More 

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Thank kevmcd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really cool castle to go see (unless you are terrified of heights). The tour guide Brenda was funny and interesting. There was a scared child and she helped calm him by making him laugh! The history of the castle was very interesting and it also happens to be one of the spots they filmed Braveheart!

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Pulaski,TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this castle! The history behind this castle and the condition it is still in is awesome the views are amazing you can see why they built the castle at this site. Definitely add this to your places to see in Ireland

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Thank beachnana2
Maynooth, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Siobhan made our day!! Best tour guide ever! We had such fun with her. She made the tour interesting and funny and she was very knowledgeable about the castle. We were a group of eight ranging in age from 8 to 80 and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks Siobhan

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Thank andrewandtrish2016
County Meath, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my partner decided to visit this extraordinary place we weren't sure if you had to book in advance but thankfully not. We had a great tour guide not sure of his name but he was excellent he really made the experience much more enjoyable and you really got the feel of the medieval atmosphere.

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

What an unexpected pleasure to find Trim Castle full of historical attraction! It's an impressive monument with parts of the main keep sympathetically restored and the outer walls in tidy ruins...definitely well-loved local attraction. The historical detail is lightened with information and photos of the castle's fame as the location for the film Braveheart. There is a cafe round the... More 

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