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Belleek Castle Museum

Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Amazing

Our daughter bought us a voucher for this attraction and afternoon tea for our Christmas present... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
IrisCudd
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Boyle, Roscommon, Ireland
Outstanding Tour of an Irish Country Estate

Since we visited during the off season, January, we received an individual tour by Stephen of the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2019
joesT9553ZF
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Ballycastle, Ireland
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Open 7 days a week, our castle tours are a highlight not to be missed. The Tours include the history of the castle, going back to the Middle Ages. You will see the Medieval Banquet Hall, the Spanish Armada Bar and other romantic Rooms. The highlight...more
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Belleek Castle | Garrankeel, Ballina, Ireland
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All reviews belleek castle marshall doran spanish armada our tour guide fossil collection excellent tour scones hidden gem drawing room beautiful grounds medieval armor while staying at the hotel the lower level lovely tea eclectic collection definitely recommend a visit well worth a visit
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our daughter bought us a voucher for this attraction and afternoon tea for our Christmas present. Was not sure what to expect but this was certainly something else. Barbara our guide was very good and certainly knew her stuff. The afternoon tea was the best...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IrisCudd
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Since we visited during the off season, January, we received an individual tour by Stephen of the refurbished Estate including all the rooms on the lower floor - sitting room, bar, main restaurant, lower ballroom, museum room with fossils and miscellaneous items the owner has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

my first born had booked myself and the mrs in here for b&b. we haven't been here for years so it was a fantastic present. had eaten before so checked in and head for the bar which is one of my all time favourites...like a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thanks so much for your 5 star review and your kind words. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your returning visit to the Castle. Really happy to hear that the the Spanish Armada Bar is one of your all time favourites and that your Guinness &...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect on a visit to Belleek Caste, organised by friends. The history of the castle and its various owners is fascinating. Even more fascinating is the varied range of artifacts and fossils collected by Marshall Doran, the Englishman who purchased...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul D, Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thanks for the 5 star review and delighted to hear you that you think that Belleek Castle is a hidden treasure & well worth a visit. Glad to hear you enjoyed the tour of the Castle & the story of Marshall Doran. His collection of...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

My wife in I were in Ballina on a rainy day and wondered what to do. We discovered the Belleck Castle and had a totally amazing day. The museum was fascinating, the hotel was beautiful and the restaurant next door was really good. Great day!More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul D, curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thanks for the 5 star review and glad to hear you enjoyed the tour of the Castle & the story of Marshall Doran. It is the perfect place to come and visit for a rainy day. The tour is all indoors and we have lot's...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I recently traveled with my girlfriends to Ireland. Last week to be exact . One of our stops was the beautiful Balina.. we arrived to the Castle and I was just amazed! The best two night stay !! Exceptional service , comfortable , and not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deisy T
Paul D, Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thanks for your 5 star review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and found the Castle beautiful, comfortable and that the customer service was exceptional. Delighted to hear that you will be back one day!!!

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Interesting castle with a cafe and a bar. Fascinating collections of several different themes. Nice grounds for a picnic too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James H
Paul D, Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thanks for your kind review! Great to hear that you found the Castle interesting and the tour of the Marshall Doran Collection fascinating. Looking forward to seeing you again at the Castle soon. Kind regards, Stephen

Reviewed 9 October 2018

The staff are extremely helpful and friendly and the service is spot on. A visit to the museum is highly recommended and the guide is both knowledgeable and humorous. The food served at the restaurant is well presented, well cooked, flavoursome and great value. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

My husband and I took a tour of the castle today and enjoyed every minute. Our tour guide Elizabeth was very friendly and entertained us throughout with her great knowledge of the history of the patrons and the building. The private collection was amazing and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip. The tour is well worth the money if you are interested in history. This castle is steeped in it, having been an abbey, family home and hotel. The collection holds a wonderful broad armory collection a fossil collection and furniture...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marie G
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thanks so much for your 5 star review and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your second visit to the Castle. Looking forward to having you visit us again. Kind regards, Stephen

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henrietta145
23 April 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Property representative |
Hi Henrietta, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you! I was away for a few day's. I can offer you a price of €5 per head. I just checked our availability and we are available for tours between 11 and 4. What time in the... More
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Brian1504
8 January 2015|
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Response from Arfur51 | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact the hotel and arrange a group visit. Dont forget to visit the excellent Jackie Clarke Museum in Ballina as well.
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