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Ross Castle

Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 5851
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This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths, including that of a ghost who still makes appearances at the castle.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 64 663 5851
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very well kept castle and brilliantly restored. The staff are very friendly to children and adults alike and extremely knowledgable.

Thank paidir65
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the castle in the evening after closing time. The castle looks quite interesting but it is probably not a must to visit the interior of the castle. There are some good photographic spots with the castle and the lake in the sunset.

Thank travelbugPJ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A group of friends and I took a carriage to the castle and walked around the grounds. Great place for walking, picnicking and exploring!

Thank Zoe K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nestled in the back of Killarney National Park, Ross Castle is more than just a pile of ruins. Tours available but one can walk around and up to the top which is a great picture taking spot by the cannons.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stayed in Killarney for three nights and spent one hour in the park everyday. It is tranquil to watch sunset by the lake and Ross castle for as long as you want.

Thank btf009
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cycled down from Killarney centre. Easy going for everyone. Lovely time. Had a picnic although few tables to sit on. Picnic blanket recommended. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself and my twin 10yrs old sons went to Ross castle. But decided to see it from the lake by canoeing around the lakes taking in the castle at the same time. Stunning scenery and a fantastic setting for afternoon out. Cost was €84 for...More

Thank Gradal
Reviewed 5 days ago

This provides a nice area to take photos at Lough Leane and see a small castle ruin as well as board boats for tours.

Thank MelisBD
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked to Ross Castle from Killarney along the National Park walkways. Beautifully kept, the park is fascinating with broad rolling fields and lush meadows surrounded by massive trees and woodlands. Here and there you see the Red Deer. Foxgloves seem to grow wild there and...More

Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish there were more information at the Ross Castle, but there is only one small sign to read on the exterior. We did not go in the castle as it was too late in the day. You can take out canoes on the lake...More

Thank Brooke C
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Fbs1618
18 July 2017|
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Response from Ron Y | Reviewed this property |
There are a few in and around the castle, but to be honest it's so busy and crowed, it's not the sort of place I would stop for a picnic. Too noisy.
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Sharon M
6 July 2017|
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Response from Gill300361 | Reviewed this property |
The car park was quite large and free so you shouldn't have any problems.
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Vicki J
21 January 2017|
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Response from Evelyn M | Reviewed this property |
you can look online at heritage pass. it is 40 euro and valid for a year. in killarney it does not cover mucross farm. it covers state owned properties
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