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Address: Derry-Letterkenny Road, Ireland

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Highly recommended visit,this castle dating back to year 1560,is situated on a hill top over looking lough Swilly.Impressive panoramic views of surrounding area.Can be difficult... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended visit,this castle dating back to year 1560,is situated on a hill top over looking lough Swilly.Impressive panoramic views of surrounding area.Can be difficult to access (I approached from the south side through a few steep fields(nettles and a barbed wire fence to contend with!),however there is a farm house/yard at the northern side which seems to have its... More 

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Reviewed 5 November 2012

most people visit the nearby grianan of aileach ring fort as it is older and more impressive but my son and i visited burt castle during a summer sunday afternoon. The castle is pretty much derelict but with care you can actually go to the top and admire the surrounding scenery.

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