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Cahir Castle

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Castle St, Ireland
+353 52 744 1011
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Very enjoyable visit

We had stayed at Kilcoran Lodge Hotel, 10 minutes away and they were advertising this at reception... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MaryCork
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Cork
Excellent Tour

We, a group of quiet knowledgeable tour guides visited the castle today. It was Brilliant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer C
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This imposing 15th-century castle was long a military stronghold.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swiss cottage” (42 reviews)
“guided tour” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle St, Ireland
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+353 52 744 1011
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"swiss cottage"
in 42 reviews
"guided tour"
in 48 reviews
"in great condition"
in 12 reviews
"great hall"
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"heritage card"
in 17 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 28 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
in 7 reviews
"car park"
in 23 reviews
"easter rising"
in 6 reviews
"self guided"
in 9 reviews
"office of public works"
in 8 reviews
"heritage sites"
in 6 reviews
"worth a trip"
in 7 reviews
"cannon balls"
in 7 reviews
"wonderful tour"
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"video presentation"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had stayed at Kilcoran Lodge Hotel, 10 minutes away and they were advertising this at reception, so before heading home to Cork, we popped in and very glad we did. Although a Sunday morning in February, this OPW property was open for business and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We, a group of quiet knowledgeable tour guides visited the castle today. It was Brilliant.. Jennifer our guide was top notch. Exceptionally well restored medieval castle with all the features of a defensive Fort. We all learned a few new words, mine “machicolation”!!! Thanks so...More

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful visit and aqueduct was built by the Roman’s and it’s amazing even by to days standards. Great interpretative centre also well worth a visit

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Took the family to this and they were engaged and had fun with all the nooks and crannies which can be discovered around the place. It was good value - 13 euro for a family. There were very few people around, being winter and we...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Of the four castles we visited, this was our favorite in terms of the castle itself. It is large and had quite a bit to explore and see. There was a good amount of history on display with various items and fact filled displays. The...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This castle was build in XIII century and one of the largest in Ireland. Very well restored and preserved. The guided tour is interesting and very informative.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This was a nice little castle, but really average compared to some of the castles that we visited. It had very clean and nice grounds. There were several films that were made here, including Excalibur and The Tudors. It sat right on the river. The...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Beautiful castle and grounds. We walked the town and enjoyed the surrounding area,including a nature walk fairy trail beside the castle. Ducks and geese in the moat were a fun break for our kids,too.

Thank Tracey B
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We spent about an hour looking around the castle, did not have time to wait for the tour. Climbed to top of Northeast tower, a very nice view. Beautiful swans and geese swimming in the water at the base of the castle, and lovely walking...More

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped here after visiting The Rock of Cashel en route from Kilkenny to Killarney. I highly recommend both historical sites. This is a very large castle situated in Cahir town centre, along the river Suir. Although not as impressive a setting at The Rock of...More

Thank Clare O
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