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Belleek Castle Museum

Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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one night only

my first born had booked myself and the mrs in here for b&b. we haven't been here for years so it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A hidden treasure

I wasn't sure what to expect on a visit to Belleek Caste, organised by friends. The history of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Galway, 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
+353 96 22400
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All reviews belleek castle marshall doran spanish armada our tour guide scones hidden treasure main floor fascinating history attending a wedding beautiful grounds fantastic collection sign indicating great interaction while staying at the hotel the lower level the captains quarters lovely tea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ConnachtRambler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank 996staffords
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank Deisy T
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Thank James H
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

Thank Tony L
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

Thank Glennis837
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

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Take the tour. The castle was purchased by a deep diving treasure hunter. We were able to handle a heavy sword for a photo op.More

Thank Trekduet
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thanks for your review and glad to hear you enjoyed your tour. What most people enjoy the most about the tour is that they get to handle & hold weapons & armour (under the supervision of a tour guide). We have one of the largest...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We took a tour of the castle with Stephen who was absolutely amazing. He was interesting, funny and was able to answer all our questions in great depth. His knowledge of the castle and its history is brilliant. Definitely recommend a visit if you are...More

Thank Sarah B
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Sarah, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your tour of Belleek Castle. Thanks for all your kind words and the 5 star review. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards, Stephen

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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
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.