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Trim Castle

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Address: Trim, Ireland
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+353 46 943 8619
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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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Hi all trim castle is a example of a fine castle in co Meath , it was used in the filming of brace heart , there is a nice quaint tea room beside the entrance to the castle , the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi all trim castle is a example of a fine castle in co Meath , it was used in the filming of brace heart , there is a nice quaint tea room beside the entrance to the castle , the castle is free entry on the first Wednesday of every month until the winter service begins , its very well... More 

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Vista, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Be sure to include Trim on your Ireland trip. The castle area and nearby churches and the field of sheep grazing was so nice. Also, we stayed at the loveliest B&B - The Boyne View B&B. Highly, highly recommend! Ate at Sallys, the Chinese restaurant, and it was really good too. Right by the castle.

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Bayfield, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great attraction - made even greater by the guided tour. Our tour guide was excellent and was able to paint a picture of what life was like in both the castle and this are of Ireland over the centuries. A great place to visit but do make sure you take the tour.

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We found the tour extremely informative and our guide conversant on a wide range of historical topics relating to the castle. The castle is a grand structure and is in remarkable condition. The only negative on the tour were the rude parents who should have opted out of the tour as their children were rude and disruptive. Perhaps the castle... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the castle few times as we really enjoyed it the first time! The guides are always very helpful and very funny! The kids found it very fascinating, they are between 7 and 13. It s a nice place for the whole family, nice grounds and Trim is a nice town.

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Today we visited Trim Castle, and while we have not been to all the castles in Ireland, this one is the best so far. The tour is a must, as it is the only way to see the inside. A tremendous value for €5/person. Worth the visit.

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Historical castle, interesting history. This was the setting for most of the Braveheart movie. It was worth attending, Especially at four-euros a person

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trim Castle is a wonderful ruin that dates to 1172 A.D. The inside of the castle walls are ruins but the Keep is very interesting. I took the river walk and you could actually see how enormous the castle really is. On the walk you also see the Sheep's Gate and the Yellow Steeple and a bridge that all date... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome and impressive castle. It is possible to visit only the ground but the guided tour of the tower is very recommended. Beautiful scenery from the top of the tower. The stairs inside are very narrow and steep. Easy parking close by. Picnic area outside and a very clean toilet inside the walls.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful old Norman Castle,a large part of the Movie Braveheart was filmed on site.Absolutely spectacular at night.

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