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Brilliant

The family and I had a brilliant time at Duncannon fort. A little gem in Co. Wexford! Not far from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gannon12
Very immersive tour

This was an excellent hour or so. You get a great history lesson and see many parts of the fort... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
keithgrogan1
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Graiguenamanagh, Ireland
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The Tour – Reopening for guided tours June 2018 Duncannon Fort is an impressive presentation of a bastioned fortress perched on the side of the stunning Hook Peninsula, County Wexford, part of Ireland’s Ancient East. This historic structure has...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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All reviews guide susan great tour tourist office guided tour hook peninsula well worth a visit enjoyable tour local history piece of irish history great with kids would highly recommend this tour teenage son interesting facts little gem lots of fun great value sunny day
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The family and I had a brilliant time at Duncannon fort. A little gem in Co. Wexford! Not far from Roaches bar :D

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gannon12
Reviewed 13 February 2019

This was an excellent hour or so. You get a great history lesson and see many parts of the fort. The guide was seriously good fun and very good with kids. i traveled 1.5 hours and it WAS worth it. Views are impressive. I particularly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank keithgrogan1
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The tour guides were very good and kept the kids entertained. The tourist office is also very good on recommending other things to see and do while visiting the hook peninsula. You can book online or get your tickets in the tourist office Duncannon.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank janeymacliam
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This fort is quite basic as there in not much to see or do at the fort and it is closed out of season.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant guide Suzanne she was very informative and great with kids my little one was 2 and included the whole time! Such an interesting place Il be back next summer!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is an amazing piece of Irish history that the government should get behind. Fair play to the local community. The tour guide Susan really made the tour her own, she was really friendly and invited participation, especially from the children. She was so knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank fitzzyma
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Although the fort unfortunately is closed at the moment tours can be arranged. Tours can be booked in the tourist office which in the same building as the post office in Duncannon. The tour guides make the visit really interesting, for all age groups. Well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank stormcloudKildare
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We visited Duncannon Fort and had the pleasure of being escorted through the fort by Susan, a lady who really knows her stuff. Her enthusiasm for the fort was obvious right from the start. Tours of the fort are by escorted tour only and tickets...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We did not intend to got but came up on the signs as we left Duncannon beach after a walk. We were in time for the 2.30 tour on Friday 31st August 2018 with Ann. It was extremely interesting and involved walking on battlements, in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Tour guide,Ann, very knowledgeable and friendly.Gave a great overview of a complicated history. Recommend a windproof jacket as quite blustery in places. €1 reduction onentrance price for those who've visited Hook lighthouse and free coffee at The Strand afterwards to warm up.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Deirdre M
19 April 2017|
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Response from Mary D | Property representative |
For the comfort of all taking the tour dogs are not permitted. Many thanks.
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drumg
15 August 2016|
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Response from Mary D | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in responding (something went wrong with my notificaitons). As it's a 16 Century building parts are not accessible. For visitors with mobility issues we bring them and their group up separately from... More
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