We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Historic site”

Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion
Bloomington, Indiana
Level Contributor
185 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Historic site”
Reviewed June 10, 2012

Dunboy Castle is really a ruin where the O'sullivan clan unsuccessfully tried to defend their ancestral grounds from the invading British. Not a lot remains. However, the views from the fortress grounds are spectacular, so well worth the walk or drive off the main road. Signage is poor so you may need to ask for directions. We nearly passed it up, but spotted the castle-like gate house to the Puxley Mansion. We were able to ask a local and he confirmed it was Dunboy site. The Puxley Mansion was apparently being fixed up as luxury hotel but funds ran out so gates surround the property.

Visited May 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Becky053
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

39 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    9
    14
    10
    2
    4
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first

Travelers who viewed Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion also viewed

Castletownbere, County Cork
Castletownbere, County Cork
 
Castletownbere, County Cork
Castletownbere, County Cork
 

Been to Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing