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Beautiful Castle

Listowel Castle ruin is right in the heart of the town and is well worth a visit. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Listowel castle

Brought my son and Spanish exchange student. Very knowledgeable guide who enthralled us with tales... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Listowel, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Listowel Castle ruin is right in the heart of the town and is well worth a visit. Most of the previous reviewers mention a good guided tour but alas it was not available on my visit, though to be fair I visited out of season....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Brought my son and Spanish exchange student. Very knowledgeable guide who enthralled us with tales of yore

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

It had been eight years since I had been in Ireland and Listowel and we traveled in the off-season. I'm not sure if the castle was not yet refurbished and open for tours or it was just closed due to time of year. In any...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howard S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Going back on my pictures from my holidays in Ireland and stumbled across Listowel castle and I remember the fantastic time I had there. We were treated to a great tour of the Castle by the very knowledgeable and charming Ciara. Ciara was very enthusiastic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank buzzybee466
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I highly recommend the free 40 minute tour of this castle. I was surprised that there was so much to see in the castle - from the exterior approach to the castle, it appears to be more of a ruin than it is. Go here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I got lucky and had the same tour guide in Listowel. Morgan what a great historian. There was a family also on the tour and Morgan was great to get them involved. Would recommend this tour

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie3459
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here a few weeks ago with another adult and a 6 year old. There are tours every 30-40mins and these are FREE. Our tour guide was Agnes (Una), and she was just amazing, a credit to the OPW and Listowel Castle. She was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank niamhobrien2016
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Listowel castle may look very like the more famous Bunratty castle, but is much smaller internally (essentially the front wall is all that really remains). However, with a good local guide to explain the history, this is a very nice attraction and worth the visit....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kerryclan
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth doing full of interesting historical stories all brought together by a great tour guide Agnes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MLixnaw
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We hoped to break up our drive from Dingle to Doolin with a stop for lunch and saw the castle was open on the Bank holiday. What a pleasant surprise. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the castle history and architecture and much more! Highly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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27 August 2017|
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Response from eamonng1984 |
Hi there, Unfortunately the Castle will not be open in October, however you can try calling Desmond Hall, on 003536977408, and you may be able to arrange a tour.