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Ross Castle

Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 5851
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This 15th-century castle is the subject of numerous historical myths, including that of a ghost who still makes appearances at the castle.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tower house” (67 reviews)
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Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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"guided tour"
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"beautiful setting"
in 38 reviews
"lough leane"
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"boat trip"
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"killarney national park"
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"walk around"
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"interesting history"
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"ring of kerry"
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"the gap"
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"lake"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a professional! Peter was a terrific guide with a clear, smooth, animated and highly understandable presentation on the life and wonders of life lived in this small castle in years past. This is a guy who knows his stuff, in a great setting with...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love visiting this castle the sense of history there is amazing it was a lovely sunny day and a beautiful setting

Thank honeymooncouple1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the Ross Castle but also tower homes in general, their uses and defenses and their role/place in Irish and medieval history. The grounds themselves are very well cared for and, if you miss the tour, there's a very good...More

Thank Joe A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved being able to visit here as seen so many great reviews. Great views of the lake surrounding the castle.

Thank TipperaryAmi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish we had more time to enjoy the sites. This is a wonderful place for you to get a feel of what the castles of old were like. Its a great place to go if you are travelling with children or a large group....More

Thank caymantravelmom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed by timeframe of castle tours. Arrive around noon and was told next tour was hours later. Unreasonable amount of wait time for a castle tour. We would have had to rearrange our entire itinerary to wait for castle tour. Made it as far as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Castle offers some nice picture options, plenty parking and worth a stop. If interested you can take a horse an buggy ride to a number of other sightseeing places...Muckross House, Muckoss Abbey.

Thank James V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Able to do nice walkabout here. Imposing and able to appreciate the history. Lots to see and stretch your legs.

Thank pwohara
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked the grounds at Ross Castle, which is free. And took the paid tour of the Ross Castle its self. The grounds were lovely, even when filled with tourists it had a pretty calm atmosphere. Our tour guide for the actual castle was super...More

Thank Shealeen B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I walked to the Castle from our Hotel in Killarney. We were too late to get inside,but enjoyed walking around it

Thank Steve H
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KSmiley619_12
18 April 2018|
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0nly at castle reception.
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Tom P
5 August 2017|
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Response from travelbugPJ | Reviewed this property |
The Ross Castle B&B is in Oldcastle County Meath and not the one in Killarney. There is a disclaimer in their website.
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gsogirl
30 July 2017|
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Response from paidir65 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot have any food or drink out during your tour however there are lovely areas outside to eat and enjoy the brilliant views.
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