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Ross Castle

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Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 5851
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“tower house”(63 reviews)
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This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths, including that of a ghost who still makes appearances at the castle.
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Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 64 663 5851
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"guided tour"
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"tower house"
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"beautiful setting"
in 38 reviews
"lough leane"
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"boat trip"
in 55 reviews
"great tour"
in 46 reviews
"killarney national park"
in 89 reviews
"walk around"
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"interesting history"
in 23 reviews
"jaunting car"
in 44 reviews
"ring of kerry"
in 28 reviews
"the gap"
in 27 reviews
"lake"
in 458 reviews
"grounds"
in 187 reviews
"restoration"
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"ducks"
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"ireland"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We didn’t get there in time to go inside (closes at 5), but it was nonetheless a cool walk around the castle. A very quintessential Irish castle.

Thank Travis L
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Reviewed yesterday

The castle is worth a visit as its provides a guided tour of a fortified tower house which is interesting. We paid for and took the guided tour which was really informational and worth the time. The Castle is set in the national park so...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very beautiful situation for castle. The views are outstanding across the lake to the mountains. Lovely walks through the woodland glades.

Thank llo1846
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting tour and well presented. Gave a good impression of what life was like a few hundred years ago, nasty, smelly and short!! The spiral staircase is tricky, do remember you have to come down again, I came down backwards. And only five euro!!...More

Thank fuchsia2014
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was windy, showery and cloudy when we visit but the views and surroundings were still amazing! Theres a boat that cost about €15 per person to go around the lakes and an inside tour in the castle which is another fee, although we didn’t...More

Thank Videss C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ross Castle located on the shore of an attractive lake, provided us with an excellent insight to how Irish castles functioned; the guide for our tour was informative and as we moved up the various floors of the castle we learnt a great deal. The...More

Thank MontOsc
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Ross Castle as part of a jaunting car tour. The view of the lake was gorgeous, and the castle was picturesque. We did not pay to tour, but we visited the free exhibit.

Thank Brianna R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only stopped off here to view the castle. Not much to see, tho' the views are fantastic. Great for our American Friends- they loved the idea of living in a Castle! ENJOY!

Thank Christy_Luv2
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This tower house castle has been beautifully restored. It is situated right on a lake. There is a nice exhibition hall with some displays. The rooms have some great period artifacts, and the tour is very informative. You need to be able to walk up...More

Thank Rodney B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely grounds and lake surrounding this impressive castle, yet conveniently located. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank MCK012345
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KSmiley619_12
17 April 2018|
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Response from KeyserSoze_14 |
0nly at castle reception.
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Tom P
5 August 2017|
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Response from travelbugPJ | Reviewed this property |
The Ross Castle B&B is in Oldcastle County Meath and not the one in Killarney. There is a disclaimer in their website.
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gsogirl
29 July 2017|
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Response from paidir65 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot have any food or drink out during your tour however there are lovely areas outside to eat and enjoy the brilliant views.
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