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Visit with Desmond

Had a great time with Desmond the owner as he showed me around his house as he calls it , the mike... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Carrie2356
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County Dublin, Ireland
A CASTLE YOU COULD CALL HOME

Open to the public in mornings,its more like a grand mansion than a 12th castle.It has a homely... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
IAN W
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Had a great time with Desmond the owner as he showed me around his house as he calls it , the mike jagger bedroom and of course the famous bath that ms hall was in the doll house which ever home should have, Plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

So we found the castle, gates open, no signs or notices, walked up the long driveway, no signs or information. Several cars parked up in different places, looks like the place is lived in. No idea if we should have been there or not or...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Open to the public in mornings,its more like a grand mansion than a 12th castle.It has a homely feel about it,it's not too large and like all grand places,it has a lot to see. The guided tours don't take too long and they show you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank IAN W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Open to the public for visiting at selected periods of the year, it is well worth spending a few hours in the fabulous grounds and castle. Built in the early 1170s soon after the Normans' arrival in Ireland, it has had numerous owners. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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No but the walking is fine just take your time
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