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Set off the N 21 in Adare, almost out of view, stands a lovely ruined castle whose history goes way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OldCastleTrish
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Middletown, New Jersey
Marvelous glimpse into the past!

We saw Adare Castle as we passed by on the N21 and found it intriguing. Reservations for a tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OldCastleTrish
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Middletown, New Jersey
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This famous medieval castle is known for its storied history as well as its imposing architectural presence.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set off the N 21 in Adare, almost out of view, stands a lovely ruined castle whose history goes way back. Our guide was excellent, giving us extensive historical background and filling us in on the excavations and restorations that are being conducted. Your imagination...More

Thank OldCastleTrish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw Adare Castle as we passed by on the N21 and found it intriguing. Reservations for a tour must be made at the Adare Heritage Center as they keep groups relatively small to allow a personal experience of this beautiful ruin. Our tour guide...More

Thank OldCastleTrish
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable hour tour or the Adare Castle, leaves from the information center at selected times. A short van ride over to the 13th century Norman castle. Pleasant walk around the grounds. Sandra, the guide, does an excellent narrative of the history of the castle,...More

Thank JT_Skyguy
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Book the tour of this lovely well maintained ruin on the Limerick side of Adare village. It stands by the river off the main road. A perfect photo op!

Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We arrived October 2nd to discover that it closed to tourists in September. We had to enjoy the view from the outside, and it is very beautiful.

Thank Kiara S
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We bought a guide tour to this castle on 19.09.2015. The guide told very interesting facts about this castle. I still remenbmer a number of stories about people live in the middle ages. I would recommend this guide tour.

Thank Alena K
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Because we were not staying there we could only do a drive through but it looks amazing from the outside and the grounds were pristine. It is on our list for next time!!

Thank tdhat
Reviewed 14 September 2015

You can only do this tour from the heritage centre.Our guide was very informative and enternaining.The kids loved it.

Thank 213speedy5
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I'm in Adare (and thus glimpse the castle in passing) a couple of times a month, in season, but usually our time there is brief. Yesterday I had the luxury of over an hour, so took advantage of it to get on the guided tour...More

2  Thank Irishguide2014
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

If you're in Adare, this is a MUST SEE! Beautiful, extraordinary, and fascinating castle! There's so much more than meets the eye from the outside! When you enter there's rooms, wings to hidden places, stairs,etc! Our tour guide from the heritage center was super knowledgable...More

Thank Theresa D
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