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“sky road” (38 reviews)
“nice walk” (13 reviews)
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Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

12 Ben Mountains and the views of sky road is spectacular. Enjoy the bog land and spectacular views of the mountains the beaches are fabulous and the shops all facilities this is the Capital of Conemara and Enjoy the CASTLE it is so Gorgeous.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Clifden Castle is not easy to find, but a visit to the ruins is well worth your while. It is located off Sky Road, but there is no sign or marker at the entry point. Another visitor told me that he had driven the entire...More

1  Thank Peter_01039
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Loved clifden castle. You need to park outside the main gate and its roughly a ten min walk to the castle. But well worth it. Its in ruins but beautiful still. You can explore every inch. The farmer who's land the castle is on has...More

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had a great time walking to Clifden Castle and exploring the ruins. It's a bit of a hike down a well-marked driveway, but the scenery is spectacular and the castle ruins are wide open for independent exploration. Highly recommended!

Thank tcj3000
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great experience! Open to the public and free. Easily accessible. This is one of the better ruin-type castles to see.

1  Thank Laura V
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Connemara is (just about) starting to get its act together in terms of encouraging visitors to stay and look around, but this is an example of where they could add so much more without too much expense or effort. A signpost to the castle would...More

1  Thank Y8215WKtimb
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Not really obvious how you get to this old castle, but there is a path along the water and over a few gates. Worth the short walk.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Fun to visit - but be warned! This lovely ruin is messy to visit (wet and muddy underfoot) and is on private farmland. The farmer has very kindly fenced and graveled the path and visitors are encouraged. Note the standing stones along the path as...More

Thank OLawless
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were the only people there so it was great to explore the area and have a nice view. It's definitely worth the walk through the Irish countryside to get to it if you're already in the area!

1  Thank Kathrin K
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stopped at Clifton Castle on our drive through the Connemara region. It was totally by chance but it looked fun and so we parked on the dirt road and walked the long lane leading to the castle. We were pretty much the only people...More

1  Thank DayTravels
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Little_brown_cutie
17 April 2017|
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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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Little_brown_cutie
17 April 2017|
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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.
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kathylebar
14 April 2017|
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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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