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Ross Castle

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Address: Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 64 663 5851
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This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths,...

This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths, including that of a ghost who still makes appearances at the castle.

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Jaunting Car Tour to Ross Castle from Killarney
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Kayaking Tour from Killarney Including Ross Castle
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Killarney Kayaking Tour Including Innisfallen Island

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Fabulous Family Fun

Great place for kids to run through the outer edges of a castle and climb (with mom or dad) and experience the feel of a castle. Easy to get to, easy to hang out near the water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for kids to run through the outer edges of a castle and climb (with mom or dad) and experience the feel of a castle. Easy to get to, easy to hang out near the water, great photo site. Loved the castle and the history is always interesting.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful castle on a lake, that's very close to heart of Killarney. We walked it, but it was about a 30 minute walk. Beautiful views. We got there when it was closed, so check times if you want a tour.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A calm little spot with breathtaking views of the castle & stretching lake. It's a nice walk through the national park to get here, though you can also get there by horse cart for a small fee (good idea for groups). Be sure to bring your camera!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ross Castle is always on our list of things to do in Killarney. You can drive quite close for those who want to see the castle but don't wish to walk too far. The beautiful stone work of the castle is stunning. A great adventure for little people too. Great walks lead from here. Also good for cycling around here.

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Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Ring of Kerry and started our day here, just before the crowds. After full day of sightseeing, we ended back here to watch the sunset -after the crowds. Beautiful place and so peaceful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free. Ducks. Places for kids to run around. Boat rides, horse drawn carriage rides and a cool castle. Oh yah, long views of the lake, too. I would easily do this again. Well done.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does not matter which way you look it's beautiful. The castle is fantastic, the lake is wonderful, add a couple of white swans and a few ducks and you have the lot

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the Jaunting cart ride to Ross Castle. Walked around the castle - not sure if you can go in or not. Beautiful area, right by the lake!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in early March and found the setting of the castle glorious. We walked there from the town centre through the national park, which took about 45 minutes with our 2 year old running around chasing dogs. We did the tour of the castle, which was excellent. Extremely knowledgable guide (I think, I didn't know anything about the castle... More 

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Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within Killarney Park, next to a stunning lake view, well preserved. Not too big, but worth seeing it.

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