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Fantastic stone gates (in need of a castle).

Ballysaggartmore towers are really just two amazing castle gates: Beautiful remants of a "My... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Rochester, Minnesota
A must-see!

If you’re already on this site you know what this is and don’t need a full explanation. Very easy... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Ballysaggartmore towers are really just two amazing castle gates: Beautiful remants of a "My castle is bigger and better than your castle" project gone awry, where the owner simply ran out of money while trying to outdo his brother. The outer (main) and inner gates...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RKRhodes
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

If you’re already on this site you know what this is and don’t need a full explanation. Very easy to find off of R666, and there is a big (free) parking lot at the start of the trail. It’s a big loop, probably takes 20-30...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure what we enjoyed more...seeing The Towers and The Lodge or the wonderful walk through the mossy forest with a waterfall ending! The Towers and Lodge photograph beautifully. From the parking lot the signs clearly mark the directions to both. We chose to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Baybeblue
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

A must see when in the Lismore, Co. Waterford area. Great walking area for all the family and pets. Pack a picnic on sunny days and lazy on the grassy bank by the stream. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited the Towers in Lismore today and the visit was beautiful and plenty of history to go with the visit. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Just outside of Lismore is the perfect walk for a weekend outing. Plenty of parking just of the road. We started by taking the right hand side path up a slight gradient, upto the gate lodge built in 1850, it is quite beautiful, just a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Lismore is beatiful. its worth taking the time to walk around view the castle from the bridge over the Blackwater river.the castle is privately own and is one of the homes of the Duke of Devonshire. its full of charm and history. its all free...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Majella B
Reviewed August 6, 2017

A lovely scenic walk and easy cycle for children, have been here many times but always stricken by the beauty. The ruins are of great excitement to children and there are some hidden waterfalls if you go off track. A very beautiful place to spend...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DMFox
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Walking through the woodland with the sounds of birds, ruffles of leaves and sounds of trickling water, it is easy to forget your daily routine and just relax. The beautiful structures in the middle of the woods are bother eerie and delightful in equal measure...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank rorobenben
Reviewed June 29, 2017

I enjoyed the walk through the woodland to the towers and its not too taxing. Its amusing to read the story behind it - sibling rivalry!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Jacky S
January 30, 2018|
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Response from Jacquelineritas | Reviewed this property |
The towers are not to far from the castle and are free of charge to walk around the grounds.
October 24, 2016|
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Response from guffy82 | Reviewed this property |
it's in Waterford, so you could probably get a bus or train to Waterford, I'm sure there's a bus that will go lismore. I'd google it and see can you plan your journey. sorry I couldn't be of any more use, hope this helps
November 20, 2015|
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Response from celtic333 | Reviewed this property |
Its only a five minute drive from Lismore.