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Oranmore Castle

Oranmore Castle Castle Road, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 794 256
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An unexpected bonus to our visit.

We didn't expect to find such a gem in what we thought was a suburb of Galway. Our hosts at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suzanne M
Saw this castle while staying in Oranmore

Saw the castle from Tesco's. Walked to the Aldi car park to get a good photo of the castle. Didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
parkschris
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  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Oranmore Castle Castle Road, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 794 256
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't expect to find such a gem in what we thought was a suburb of Galway. Our hosts at Oranmore Lodge had directed us there and we were not disappointed.

Thank Suzanne M
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Saw the castle from Tesco's. Walked to the Aldi car park to get a good photo of the castle. Didn't know you could visit the castle.

Thank parkschris
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

My family knew the resident owner of this castle and it sits in a prime position on the water in Oranmore. You can still get a lovely photo especially in evening light with careful cropping to cut out lamp posts and Tesco. Planners why did...More

1  Thank mglrowan
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Great trek in Oranmore and you find the castle at a beautiful spot overlooking the bay. Shops are nearby to buy a few bits for a picnic and make a few hours of it.

Thank YD27
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

It is easy to find and easy enough to walk to from town. Good opportunity to take photos. Suggest walking to it as parking is difficult.

Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The castle was closed when we were there in November but it certainly made for a few lovely photos and the fresh sea air was terrific.

Thank WicklowSunbeam
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

My hobby is photographing castles in Ireland so I visited Oranmore Castle just to get a few shots of it. I wasn't interested in going inside so, for what I wanted, it suited me just fine. It is a lovely castle, very photogenic.

1  Thank Sanquhar04
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This castle is behind supermarkets, and on the shoreline. Gate was padlocked and a note about opening times. If the family are restoring it, which must be a huge expense, it could be opened more frequently. Disappointed I'd wasted time driving to find it.

Thank PennyWalters
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This atmospheric castle sits forlornly behind the Aldi and Tesco stores. It was closed to the public at the time of our October visit, but made a decent photo opportunity. The rocks are slippery at low tide.

2  Thank strangersblog
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

While we didn't go into the castle itself (it was after hours when we arrived), the view out into the bay with the castle in the foreground was magical. Truly brings you into another world (if you aren't used to being around castles all the...More

Thank davel219
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"should" not Just to correct the error above! thank you. Enjoy your trip and if you need more information do not hesitate to ask and I try and get back to you at my earliest.
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