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Situated on St Patrick’s Isle, Peel Castle was originally a place of worship before becoming the fort of Magnus Barefoot – an 11th century Viking King of Mann.The castle’s curtain wall encircles the ruins of many buildings which are a testimony to...more
Travelled here by bus. It was easy to find the bus stops. Peel castle is close to the bus stop in Peel. There isn't a roof to be seen on any of the buildings. Quite a lot of different buildings. Very photogenic. Great views of...More
The sun was shining the Castle looked impressive & Im a National Trust member so free admittance: Winner: using the hand held info sets happily wandered around for a few hours: sat in the sun listening to the history very pleasant afternoon:
A great castle ruin with self-guided tour that provides an overview of the history of IOM going back to Viking era. Great information about those who inhabited the IOM and the Peel Castle in particular. A great way to start a visit to the IOM.
I can safely say this is one of the best Castles I have visited! Yes there are better preserved castles, bigger castles with shops and cafes, but for me this was a true gem overlooking the sea with fantastic views, little nooks and crannies to...More
This is probably the top attraction to see in Peel so don't miss it. From the marina you can see the castle (in my case it was hidden by ocean fog but cleared throughout the day). Once there pay the 3 quid for the personal...More
The Peel Castle is wonderful - it's definitely worth it to pay and go inside the grounds. The views are spectacular and the recorded guide is informative. It was enjoyable to walk around at your own pace. They even had a cute cat sleeping on...More
I love walking around the outside of the castle (free). This takes in a great view across Peel as well as path along by the rocks on the seaward side.
It is worth going into the castle itself, for which there is a charge, but...More