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Huntington Castle

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Address: Clonegal, Ireland
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Terrific treasure hunt

We visited Huntington castle for the first time and were not disappointed. It is not very well sign posted and the lane way is almost between two houses. But the house is amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine K
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Huntington castle for the first time and were not disappointed. It is not very well sign posted and the lane way is almost between two houses. But the house is amazing on the way up and ample parking available. Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our visit. We prebooked our tickets online for the Easter hunt. It... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I cannot begin to explain the fantastic experience we had at Huntington Castle. It was like having our own Irish country estate. The proprietors, Clare and Alexander took every opportunity to make us feel welcome down to holding lambs that were born the previous day. Our bedroom was beautiful with a comfy bed with great linens. Breakfast selection was great... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Absolutely love this place. Some of the most beautifully unusual trees I've ever seen. Fabulous Home and gardens. Great coffee/gift shop too.

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1 Thank Dawn Q
carlow
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I actually love Huntington castle , love the gardens , the tea rooms and the castle , I hope this is my wedding venue some day , the pig and peacock are attractions in themselves , the castle is so well preserved and the tour is a must to learn more about the family's history

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Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have visited Huntington Castle twice. Nice little coffee shop in the courtyard. We did the tour of the house on the first visit - interesting but nothing outstanding and the "Temple" downstairs was a little weird. But friendly host/tour guide. Nice relaxing tables outside with lovely dogs and farm animals wandering around.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Really interesting gardens in process of being fully restored. Much potential realised thus far. Quirky in places but overall very pleasant indeed. Excellent toot in the shop (i speak as expert surveyor) & giant pot of tea to be had too. When we later mentioned where'd we'd visited to the family whose wedding we'd attended in Leitrim it turned out... More 

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1 Thank Teresa C
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I had seen this in the Discover Ireland handbook for Ireland's East & South pocket guide described as a 17th century castle and gardens. Though I didn't tour in the interior of the castle, the grounds were beautiful an so peaceful and relaxing. Shortly after I stepped into the gardens from the courtyard, the sun banished the dark clouds and... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Alex and his team welcomed the Carlow / Kilkenny Beaver troop to the castle for a spooky tour. With over 160 beavers attending the event was flawless. From meeting Alex to discuss the large group booking, arranging tours, the smooth operation on the night, it was a pleasure. The tours were absolutely brilliant and we all had such fun. Even... More 

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1 Thank JaneKilkenny
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

First of all we booted for Halloween night and used a mid spelled email address. They were so helpful sorting it out on the bank holiday Monday. The experience was fantastic . We had the best of fun Teenagers had a great scare All want to go back to look at the castle

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We arrived in time to enjoy a tour of the castle, which we enjoyed. Afterwards we checked out the gift shop and had a great visit (with a lot of laughs) with a couple people who work there. We also had a nice visit with the owner, Alex, while we were there. We walked around the grounds through the various... More 

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