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Amazing 😍

Myself and two friends went on a tour of the castle today and had Elena as a tour guide. I’ve... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leannew841
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County Offaly, Ireland
via mobile
Daughter’s Wedding

My daughter got married here on the 21st. The Castle is beyond beautiful. Thoroughly enjoyed my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
abcame58
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Charleville castle is a building which has been rescued from near ruin by volunteers and a voluntary organisation - it has been described as Irelands leading historical architect, Francis Johston's masterpiece. It is maintained authentic and...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 July 2005

Charleville Castle is situated in the centre of the last forest in all of Ireland. This forest is filled with 700 - 1000 year old oaks, birches and copper beech trees that are absolutely amazing. When you walk through the forest the sense of serenity...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2013

The main gate just off the road is an indication of what to expect. On one side if the gate the wall has crumbled away to be replaced by a tatty piece of board. The castle grounds resemble a dump! There was a music concert...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and two friends went on a tour of the castle today and had Elena as a tour guide. I’ve lived in tullamore all my life and have never been inside the castle, I’m so glad I finally got to go ! Elena was very...More

Thank leannew841
DudleyS21, Volunteer in charge at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are trilled to see our good friend Elena honored - thank you so much From all who serve here

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter got married here on the 21st. The Castle is beyond beautiful. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit and the tour of the Castyand learning about the ghosts also.

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DudleyS21, volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

many thanks and congrats

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the night there recently with the BACK IN TIME Paranormal Investigators, absolutely amazing night of paranormal activity. The castle itself is truly beautiful and filled with an abundance of 'spirits'!

Thank Francezz
DudleyS21, volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for all your support from the Ghostees too

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent volunteer guide, made us feel very welcome. Will visit again when more restoration done. Lovely oak woods surrounding the castle.

Thank Edell M
DudleyS21, Volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for coming and showing your appreciation. The volunteer who guided you will be thrilled with your comment. Glad you enjoyed the woods too. Safe journey Volunteer-in-charge

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wundervoller mystischer Ort! Unser Guide war richtig amazing! Er lebt den Ort! Thx for this! Must see in Irland! Great! 8 € for 45 min p.P. But our visit was 1,5 h

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed the tour guide and learning about this fascinating castle and it's history. The only issue I had was I felt rushed. Our guide was VERY thorough and entertaining, but when tour minutes are limited by time, it's best to move more quickly (though...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide Joseph was very personable and you could tell he loved the castle. The castle was beautiful. We parked at the end of the lane and walked along the path in the woods back to the castle which I recommend.

Thank Brandi R
DudleyS21, Volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

On behalf of Joseph and all the volunteers - I thank you for the positive encouragement - it means a lot - now this is your castle too - safe travels

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had today a great tour trough the castle.. All the rooms we could visit are stunning and you should really try to visit it.

Thank Lukas M
DudleyS21, Volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

We are most grateful for your support and proud of our volunteer guides and this fine heap - the great Charleville Castle - a true lady with a new lease of life THANK YOU

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our trip to Dublin from the Cliffs of Moher. The two of us joined one other couple in a tour with Joseph. You can tell he enjoys giving tours and storytelling. He was great! It’s a beautiful building with an interesting...More

Thank Miranda C
DudleyS21, Volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Delighted you enjoyed Joe's (Seosamh) passion and stories. Thank you for your supportive words - it helps to keep us working to protect this fine edifice - Charleville Castle ... doomed to ruin but saved by volunteers from across the Globe THANK YOU

Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you are interested in history and finding a location that is not known to most, this is the place

Thank seshi1951
DudleyS21, Volunteer at Charleville Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hey Seshi Many thanks and safe journey THANK YOU

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Response from leannew841 | Reviewed this property |
It’s €8 and well worth it :) I went last week
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Response from endaw2014 | Reviewed this property |
google the site and call the number on the site. size of group is no issue if they are available.
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Response from Gizmo123456789 | Reviewed this property |
Only just saw your question sorry for delay,it is not possible to stay overnight
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