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Listowel Castle

The Square, Listowel, Ireland
+353 68 22566
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Not much to see other than the ruin

Was impressed with the ruin from the street but apart from the information you get from the sign... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon M
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Canberra, Australia
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Listowel, isteeped in history

My so and I visited in the off season (ie when it is meant to be the coldest, snowiest and... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Susan M
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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26 Mar 2017
“Listowel, isteeped in history”
1 Feb 2017
“great tour guide”
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The Square, Listowel, Ireland
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+353 68 22566
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was impressed with the ruin from the street but apart from the information you get from the sign, don't see the point of spending much time here. It could be improved with perhaps some static displays showing the history, why it mattered, relics or artefacts...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My so and I visited in the off season (ie when it is meant to be the coldest, snowiest and wettest). We'd wanted to stay in Ballybunion, but that is closed to tourism in the off season - so instead we stayed at Listowel and...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Although this castle is mostly a ruin, it has been fixed up so that you can get up to the upper floors and the young tour guide was wonderful and very knowledgeable.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The Listowel Castle is located just off the Square in the beautiful town of Listowel in Kerry. It is the remains of an old castle. Beautiful backdrop for photos.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great front although it was closed for the season when I called (sep) still it was interesting to read the info about the history and the way the castle was caught using tunnels , nice wee info ratio centre and garden to the front markets...More

Thank binflynn1
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We arrived thinking this was a free and self-guided castle tour. It was definitely not self-guided, there were chains keeping us out. And, I think the booth had a charge listed but am not 100% sure. We wandered around outside and got a feel for...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Thanks to lovely energetic Annette, the guide, the visit was very pleasant. She explained us about the castle and the "closets" to keep the dresses out of lice (!!!) and the way they used horses' hair to fortify the mortar!

Thank SiRi C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

They only have guided tours but they are free. Not much left of the whole castle but the tour lasts about 40 minutes and packed with details that we did not know about. Even though we are kind of well read and have visited other...More

Thank Wombat1969mn
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Take the tour! The lady there (cannot remember her name) is just full of information and details about the town and the castle's history. Fascinating to walk into the remaining rooms.

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 14 August 2016

If your passing Listowel stop and take in the beauty of this castle for photographs it's in the square with a chapel next to it

1  Thank Patricia D
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