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Carrickfergus Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Due to the military impenetrability of this castle the town of Carrickfergus long thrived even when surrounding villages suffered defeats.
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Marine Highway, Carrickfergus BT38 7BG, Northern Ireland
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When I visited the castle they were restoring the roof of the main building. This made the main building off limits. There just wasn't much to see. The place had tacky Halloween items decorating the area. I would recommend skipping this castle and seeing one of the area churches
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tourists galore arrive in the warmer months to see this beautiful Castle. Tours are organised in Belfast from the cruise ships that arrive all summer taking in the Castle then on to The Giants Causeway
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There is lots of history to take in. You can pop into the grocery store next door and grab some picnic supplies to eat along the shoreline.
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Excellent experience to tour the castle .. large section closed for repair but will open in January. But still LOTS to see and do. Highly recommend visiting here.
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If I hadn't ever been in another castle, this one might have been worth it, but really, not much is left of this castle except for the shell. It might be a good place to take small children with the room full of dress up clothes, etc. but for adults, there isn't much here to
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