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Duncannon Fort

| Hook Tourism, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 389 530
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This site does not open until midday and it is only by guided tour. The tourist information person... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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we arrived around 10am midweek in July and everything was locked up, while the area has lots to do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The Tour – Reopening for guided tours mid-May 2017 Duncannon Fort is an impressive presentation of a bastioned fortress perched on the side of the stunning Hook Peninsula, County Wexford, part of Ireland’s Ancient East. This historic structure has gathered countless intriguing and awe inspiring stories over its 450 year history and holds one of the best vantage points to take in the beautiful Waterford Estuary from. Duncannon Fort closed for the season on Sunday 28th August 2016. Thank you for all the support this season. *Hook Tourism is a not for profit organisation. All funds raised contribute to providing these guided tours and to the development of tourism on the Hook Peninsula.
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| Hook Tourism, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 389 530
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This site does not open until midday and it is only by guided tour. The tourist information person was very apologetic.

Thank KR1503
Reviewed 5 days ago

we arrived around 10am midweek in July and everything was locked up, while the area has lots to do you would expect at 10am the fort would be open, we waited around till after lunch when the fort was opened and it was worth the...More

Thank ProfTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Duncannon Fort today and had a really enjoyable time. Our tour guide was Susan, who is just so lovely, welcoming, fun and knowledgeable. It was just us (two adults and our two kids) so we were really lucky :-) The tour is so...More

Thank JenCoDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recent visit to Duncannon and left the pretty seaside town with a clear feeling " that is how it should be done" Admit visit atmosphere was very much helped by a beautiful sunny day. The lady in the tourist office was bright, cheerful enthusiastic and...More

Thank jjw2961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the tour of Duncannon Fort on Monday. Almost didn't get in to see it as gates were locked,fortunately we went into the Tourist Office nearby. The helpful girl in the office was able to get onto the tour which had just started. The guide,Susan,...More

Thank JRDP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic place to visit, absolutely steeped in history. Susan the tour guide was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. A fantastic place and a fantastic tour. I would definately recommend it to anyone.

Thank PaulR808909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought my class to the fort on a recent school tour. The guided tour by Susan was fantastic; informative fun & engaging. It was suitable for the adults & children alike & really brought this beautifully situated old fort to life. The children left...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real hidden gem tucked away on the cliff, guided tours available daily from the tourist office. Susan the tour guide brings you back in time throught the history of the fort and the changes before bringing you under neat the fort to the hidden...More

Thank Geraldine O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guide Susan was excellent, made the tour very interesting as was very knowledgeable on all the different eras of the fort. Access to interesting parts of this large fort on the rivers edge. Also beautiful views up and down the river and of the picturesque...More

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Myself and my girlfriend did the tour on Weds the 14th of June. We were the only people on the 4:30pm tour but that was not an issue for the tour guide Bob. We had the place to ourselves as Bob took us around the...More

Thank Cathal O
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Deirdre M
19 April 2017|
Response from Mary D | Property representative |
For the comfort of all taking the tour dogs are not permitted. Many thanks.
15 August 2016|
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Response from Mary D | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in responding (something went wrong with my notificaitons). As it's a 16 Century building parts are not accessible. For visitors with mobility issues we bring them and their group up separately from... More