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“sky road” (39 reviews)
“nice walk” (13 reviews)
Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

If you like castles, and you hate crowds, definitely make the effort! Whatcha gotta know: when you see a house with a fancy new miniature castle archway over it's driveway, hit the brakes and park in that triangular shaped dirt area beside the road. They...More

3  Thank Jacob G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A nice walk but really sad to see this beautiful old building falling into wrack and ruin. Rough track but ok for kids.

Thank thomas m
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Being in this castle is well worth the walk in and out to see it. The walk itself is quite attractive and the hill is quite gentle. This is not a very old castle (1800's I believe), but has wonderful architectural features. You can meander...More

Thank Elonthego
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Finding this gem is a bit tricky. The only sign for it is posted on the road that you walk down to get to the castle. It is a simply hand made white sign with the word castle and an arrow assuring you that you...More

1  Thank karalynn2017
Reviewed 1 June 2017

But do visit!!! Beautiful ruins and scenery. We walked around for almost an hour. Wonderful photo opportunities if you like. Wear stable shoes and tread carefully.

1  Thank krellier
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is not a grand restored castle. It is a ruin at the end of a "no cars allowed" cattle road. The journey walking to the castle and the accompanying views are almost better than the castle itself.

Thank milehi5280
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The castle itself is not extraordinary but the walk to there is very nice. Great view ! Especially at evening time

Thank NikoleNiak
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A short walk from Abbeyglen castle, or Sky road, great castle ruins give an indication of architecture and building techniques.

Thank JocelynW32810
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not a tower house, definitely more of a castle! Very pleasant walk from the car park with wonderful views along the way.

Thank THutcheson
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The castle is amazing, if you get a bit of a sun you can make a wonderful photo session. To get to the castle is a bit of a challenge, but 100% worth it. The surroundings are charming, green grass, cows, horses, sheeps and view...More

Thank agatka-gro
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17 April 2017|
Response from LaureVinet |
Yes or course. No problem. We have went with a dog, with lead. There are som cows and sheeps but behind fields.
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17 April 2017|
Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Depending on which route you take, the dog might need help with the gates or a style or two, but otherwise it shouldn't be a problem.
14 April 2017|
Response from LaureVinet |
You CAN park on front on the castle entrance. There is a little park but no well indicated. On front on thé feodal entrance.
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