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Fantastic tour by Stephen

We took a tour of the castle with Stephen who was absolutely amazing. He was interesting, funny and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah B
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Birmingham
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Facinating story

We took a tour of Belleek Castle and museum on 26th July, our tour guide Elizabeth was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne F
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Dublin, 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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour of Belleek Castle and museum on 26th July, our tour guide Elizabeth was very engaging and regaled us with very interesting facts and information. It was fascinating to hear about the castle's history and to see the Marshall Doran collection. My...More

Thank Anne F
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Anne, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour of Belleek Castle. Great to hear that Elizabeth was an excellent tour guide and that you enjoyed seeing the Marshall Doran Collection. Trying the Medieval Armour & Weapons is what people love the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an excellent tour. The castle is so interesting and eclectic . The tour guide was fabulous with the kids and they loved seeing all the armoury and fossils up so close .

Thank Claire U
Paul D, Assistant Curator at Belleek Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Claire, Really glad to hear you that you enjoyed the tour of Belleek Castle and that you found it interesting & eclectic. Really happy to hear that our tour guide was fabulous with the kids. Kind regards, Stephen

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Carol was very engaging with all the visitors and she made the whole tour informative and kept the children interested by asking questions and getting them to look for items throughout the tour.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We went for the tour of Belleek Castle and Museum and were completely engaged with the wonderful presentation . there were 9 people on the tour and the guide (Female) involved everyone in the discussions. she gave a history of the house as well as...More

1  Thank Sligopoint
Reviewed 9 July 2018

All around nice place......plenty to do if you include walking paths. Good half day event if you include lunch or snack.

Thank SprintStang66
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Our lady guide was fantastic and gave us an hour and a half which was great value, especially as there were only the two of us. Loved hearing about the restoration of the Castle and it’s turning into a hotel. Full of interesting bits and...More

1  Thank JohnUK
Reviewed 11 June 2018

TAKE THE MUSEUM TOUR. This museum has such a mixture of historical features including originals from the building construction, to imported and redesigned items from the eclectic prior owner (Duran, whose son now owns/runs it). There's an old statue from a local sunken Spanish Armada...More

Thank nphair
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We took the tour while staying at the hotel. I enjoyed the historical background of the castle. The collection downstairs is very eclectic but very interesting. Great place to take the kids on a rainy day.

1  Thank JetLagJack
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a great hands-on experience as you tour a beautiful castle restored by Marshall Doran. His priceless collection of artifacts is definitely worth seeing, and handling!

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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
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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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