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Trim Castle

Trim, Ireland
+353 46 943 8619
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Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the 15th century. It was also used as a mint for the country's currency. In modern times, "Braveheart" was filmed in Trim Castle.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Trim, Ireland
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"guided tour"
in 176 reviews
"great tour"
in 70 reviews
"movie braveheart"
in 40 reviews
"mel gibson"
in 31 reviews
"brave heart"
in 23 reviews
"lots of history"
in 13 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 21 reviews
"great visit"
in 12 reviews
"walk around"
in 15 reviews
"boyne river"
in 13 reviews
"ruins"
in 98 reviews
"ireland"
in 189 reviews
"tower"
in 65 reviews
"filming"
in 46 reviews
"roof"
in 60 reviews
"anglo"
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"scenes"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided to give it ago based on the reviews and so glad we did! Incredible story and experience, our guide was a lady called Brenda and have to say she was nothing short of amazing! Super informative, great humor and very engaging with adults &...More

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Trim castle was recommended by another family member, and having travelled around Ireland as children we had never heard of it. What a wonder to behold! Beautiful old castle in a lovely town. Great staff, the tour of the keep is a definite must. Great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here back in October. A lot of fun sight seeing and walking the grounds. Our guide was really knowledgeable. Would recommend this to anyone.

Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must be one of the most outstanding Norman castles in Ireland and a must-see for anyone interested in Irish history of that period. Personally, I found the grounds more interesting than the interior of the keep. Parking a little tight.

Thank 359frank
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the guided tour that I highly recommend. Three models of the castle (which are inside the actual castle) show its improvement during its 200 years of activity. Then you might have your own walking outside, also across the river from where you can...More

Thank Gian Marco L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find yo way to Trim, the castle is a fine place to visit. An outstanding example of Anglo-Norman architecture and a guided tour hhelps explain how the different invaders kept their power. Walk to the top of the Keep for 360 degree view...More

Thank PapaMateo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling with my sons and their families, the eleven of us visited Trim Castle. My Grandchildren enjoyed investigating the grounds and the castle. The view of the Boyne Valley from the top of the Castle is beautiful. I would liked to have had more time...More

Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle grounds sit along the beautiful Boyne river. It’s a place of incredible beauty and the castle itself is a spot not to be missed

Thank Lucyrocr
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trim castle is so impressive as a building and very pleasant to walk around with the children. We did the tour and our guide was very knowledgeable. However, I felt they could do more to bring the history to the children. There were quite a...More

Thank jpandk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trim is a lovely small town, and its castle is magnificent. Is one of the most complete castles in Ireland, and it’s located in the beautiful Boyne Valley, in that area there are so much to see, like Newgrange, the Knowth, Hill of Tara, etc....More

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979Ellen
14 August 2018|
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Response from DEIRDREBERREBIE | Reviewed this property |
There is a Gaeltacht area not far from there close to Athboy. Ráth Chairn was founded in 1935 when families moved to area from Connemara, it’s grown a lot since then! Enjoy your visit. Slainte!
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979Ellen
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Response from Matthew W | Reviewed this property |
About 16kms
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Katie B
15 May 2018|
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Response from Ceallachain | Reviewed this property |
Here's some information Bus Stop Departs Busáras. (Main bus station) Other locations : Picks up Phibsboro, Mater Hospital Picks up Phibsboro, St. Peters Church Drops off Trim Dublin Rd Knightsbrook Drops off Trim... More
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