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Parke's Castle

Fivemile Bourne, Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
+353 71 916 4149
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Renovation work beware! But a fantastic informative tour.

We were there in June/July and it was free entry due to the work being done. The tour was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Iain M
Partially closed for renovation

The castle was partially closed when we visited so entry was free. Just as well, because we found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John G
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Fivemile Bourne, Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
+353 71 916 4149
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Reviewed yesterday

We were there in June/July and it was free entry due to the work being done. The tour was very informative and done in a funny personable way. The film show is fine but you can leave that out if you want. Try to combine...More

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle was partially closed when we visited so entry was free. Just as well, because we found the place very disappointing. We were only able to explore the main building, out buildings, courtyard etc., weren't accessible, but there was virtually nothing to see. It's...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This well preserved castle in way off the beaten path, but the drive itself is wonderful and scenic. They are remodeling the courtyard so we could only look at it from a distance. But when done it will be a much better tour stop. They...More

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very well maintained and extremely interesting. staff were very polite and friendly. Knowlegable about the area and its history. beautiful scenery

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Had a look around this castle with my family. entry was free as it is still being renovated but was well worth the dander around. Staff were very helpful and friendly and gave our girls a challenge to find some items on a list which...More

1  Thank snowgul
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Place was almost empty on a Sunday afternoon. The admission was free due to renovation works on the walls but we could still visit the forge, see the sweat room, courtyard and walk around the main house. The history of the castle is quite interesting...More

1  Thank travelbonkers44
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We took a wrong turn and stumbled upon this interesting old castle that has been partially restored with work continuing. But much of the inside has been completed and it is very interesting and well presented. Staff were very accommodating, courteous , knowledgeable and helpful....More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Take the tour so much information given by our wonderful guide Emma! Beautiful scenery, located right on a lake. Castle is well restored, worth the drive.

1  Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

went there on a cold and windy day, was a bit disappointed with the little it contained, but I suppose visitors expect so much now, but certainly would not recommend it to friends. not worth the money for entrance.

Thank msharpley
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The castle grounds were being worked on while we were there, so we were limited on our tour. We were given free access tot the castle and the informative video. The castle was restored using tools and techniques of the time. A great visit and...More

Thank peterpiperpicked123
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