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Roscrea Castle

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Visited Castle complex with 2 teenagers and 1 young child ,who are my grandkids.

Interesting tour of Roscrea Castle (former Butler stronghold) and Damer House ,Georgian house... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Anthony B
Roscrea, Ireland
Lovely Setting with Very Impressive Gardens

This castle is small enough so that you will not take a lot of time to view. The outside gardens... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Ingleside, Illinois
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Interesting tour of Roscrea Castle (former Butler stronghold) and Damer House ,Georgian house within grounds surrounding the Castle. Castle includes "model of castle in Medieval times" -which the young people enjoyed. There are also lovely gardens ,which can be enjoyed as part of visit. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

This castle is small enough so that you will not take a lot of time to view. The outside gardens are well worth the stop. It is in the middle of Roscrea Town which in itself is a really nice place to stroll and talk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely stone castle, steeped in history- lovely gardens - staff more than helpful and informative. We chanced on Roscrea en route from Dublin to Ennis and would definitely recommend a visit to the Castle.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We stopped here while driving from Tralee back to Dublin -- it was roughly a halfway stopping point, easy to get to from the highway. Small entrance fee to get into the castle. You receive a pretty personalized tour from an OPW who will unlock...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I visited this castle with my family and we all had a great time, firstly the gardens are beautiful and well maintained, secondly the tour was brilliant. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and you could see she loved her job which intern gave us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

a small but interesting castle in Roscrea town centre, it has a lovely formal garden, this place is free to visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic example of a Norman fort and stunning Georgian mansion. Quite site that you feel welcome to take your time and absorb the wonderful history of. Ideal for families couples or even a lone visitor looking to enjoy an hour or two of our history....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Drove up here last summer for a day trip through Tipperary stopped off here as we have a heritage card to visit multiple sites in Ireland. We were a little late but we caught up with the tour guide who had just started the tour...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

You can see lots of the castle witout paying for tour. The setting itself was impressive as were the gardens and we didn't really have time for a tour: visiting because of the Tom Russell Cowboy Opera "Rose of Roscrae (sic)"

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Despite that the castle and relatively modern building is not as rich in contents as you would imagined, but the nicely organised exhibition and nice well informed tour guides adds a valuable touch to the visit that everyone benefited from.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Liam C
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Response from Anthony B | Reviewed this property |
Yes ,there is . However it is usually free on the first Wednesday of each month. It closes in October each year.