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Nice, no-cost castle

It's only one tower, but it's fascinating. Nicely maintained and an unexpected perk: it's free to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donna D
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Its Free, Informative and Fun!

The castle was restored in recent years, and in addition to its colorful history, offers great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jk3ofFredVA
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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The Castle is Nenagh's oldest building, and it's construction in the 13th Century laid the foundation for the development of the town. Theobald FitzWalter, whose successors would become Earls and Dukes of Ormond, built the castle and upon its...more
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O'Rahilly Street | Access Via Banba Square, Nenagh, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's only one tower, but it's fascinating. Nicely maintained and an unexpected perk: it's free to the public! The stairs are really steep (be careful!) and at the top you get marvelous views of the small city and surrounding countryside. Parking can be a problem...More

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your positive review Donna..Kevin..Nenagh Castle.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle was restored in recent years, and in addition to its colorful history, offers great views of Nenagh and the surrounding countryside. It's a little jem off the beaten path and well worth your time. You will have to buy a 'Pay and Display,'...More

Thank jk3ofFredVA
thepooka, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review jk. Glad you enjoyed your visit .

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff in the castle were very knowledgeable,welcoming and patient when it came to the questions we had. There is also a great view of the town and surrounding areas from the top of the castle- once you make your way up the long and...More

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Tom for your very positive review..Come visit again as you will be very welcome.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Nenagh Castle & Heritage Centre today with a group of American visitors and have to say it was a wonderful experience. Kevin greeted us with a smile and gave us a great guided tour and his passion for the Castle and its surrounds shone...More

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thepooka, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

A huge thank you at ClareDayTours for your flattering comments. It’s always a pleasure to give your visitors a tour of the Castle and Heritage Centre. Look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We where very impressed with this castle situated in Nenagh. The castle takes you back in time and gives one a view of how life was in times bygone. This allows for a beautiful nostalgic view of the past.

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review Clinton..Glad you enjoyed your visit..Kevin..Nenagh Castle.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Wonderful castle in center of a great little town. I would give this review a five if I were walking. But with driving parking is a problem.

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NenaghCastle, General Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback boot..

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Beautifully restored with great views of the whole town from the top.Children love the climb up.great grounds to have a picnic👪🌟

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for your positive review Mairead.

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Well worth a visit and sign up for Kevin Whelans 'Walking Tours Of Nenagh' - very interesting with some great history

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you Gary for your kind words .Was a delight to take you on the tour..Kevin

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

staff on hand to assist and tell story of the castle.... which is only the surviving "keep" of a much larger building. Great view from the top.

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for your very positive review Gerard..Come back and visit anytime.

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Loved the sign on gate, no dogs no games no balls. As walked through entrance a, solitary man playing ball with his dog on the immaculate lawns... So funny. I was only visitor this early what a lovely charming place Attendant was informative and knowledgeable...More

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NenaghCastle, Front Office Manager at Nenagh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback Irish i..The guy with the dog still comes every morning..Don't like to put him out.

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