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Huntington Castle

Clonegal, Ireland
+353 53 937 7160
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True Irish gem

I have travelled a lot and Huntington Castle is one of the most impressive places I have stayed. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MissTakenx
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London
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Great for history & trees

Went to visit Huntington Castle as there was an event on for the annual Carlow Garden Festival... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Obligado
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tea room” (19 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
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Clonegal, Ireland
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+353 53 937 7160
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have travelled a lot and Huntington Castle is one of the most impressive places I have stayed. It is a beautiful castle, still home to the original family which built it in 1630s, the Durdin-Robertson family who welcome their visitors like dear guests. The...More

2  Thank MissTakenx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to visit Huntington Castle as there was an event on for the annual Carlow Garden Festival. Great place - very interesting history & lovely mature trees. Nice tea rooms with hens wandering in & out! Owners are tirelessly developing the estate so there is...More

2  Thank Obligado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the tea room castle and gardens. beautiful castle and gardens. great tour our only quibble was the guide who spoke very fast and really didn't seem to welcome questions at all- didn't leave time at the end but he was very knowledgeable just seemed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to see this interesting castle and gardens. Not forgetting the lovely tea room and shop.

1  Thank mc007dermott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited other places in Bunclody and had never been here so this was to be the highlight of our visit to this area. The cost of entry was 4 euro each as we are pension age and as it was morning time we...More

Thank WorldwideIreland
AlexDRob, Manager at Huntington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear you did not an enjoyable experience, and sorry that you were disappointed to find no toasties or sandwiches - however we do not advertise any foods like that and are very clear that it is a tea-room that serves...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

This castle is set in the lovely clonegal the whole town is an experience. You can pay to visit the house and gardens or just the house. We had tea in the small tea rooms, nothing fancy but you can get the basics. There are...More

1  Thank Shireland13
AlexDRob, Manager at Huntington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we hope you come back and do the tour - as you mentioned the castle is still lived in as family home and to provide some privacy as well as some security safeguards we only permit photography in the...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our visit with extended family on a sunny afternoon was a great experence .Enjoying the beautiful gardens and woodland walks,tea rooms,playground and finishing with the Castle tour.Having been in Clonegal many times this was our first visit.

1  Thank fliggits
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my son and we had a great day out in the gardens and playing in the playground it was a lot better than I expected. We went on the tour of the castle too which was very informative and enjoyable. The...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Brought my dog to walk around the grounds but THREE times, he was attacked by the Huntington Castle residents' dogs. Dogs are allowed on the grounds and mine was on a leash and also did not provoke or fight back. These other dogs should be...More

Thank Megan R
AlexDRob, Manager at Huntington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Dear Megan, many thanks for your review and we would like to sincerely apologise for this - we try to keep our dogs indoors during visitor hours, but with small children and lots of visitors it can some times be a bit tricky. Following on...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Holiday is about relaxing away from work, this visit ticked the box. Alex's tour was easy going and interesting, he was most welcoming and friendly. Spent a couple of hours there, the house, wandering around the gardens and a visit to the tea room, very...More

1  Thank Trevor H
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Nick T
30 April 2017|
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Response from 591alan | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You should context the vendor. Alan
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ouversbal
4 March 2017|
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Response from AlexDRob | Property representative |
Hi there - thanks for your enquiry - the guided tour of the castle and garden visit is €9.00 for adults, €8.00 students/ seniors and €4.00 for children. Gardens only is €5 , €4, and €2.50 respectively. Hope that answers your... More
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Noreen D
30 January 2017|
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Response from AlexDRob | Property representative |
Hi Noreen, hope those answers helped you out - thanks guys. We are open this weekend for snowdrops - there is also a full address and google maps on our website 'contact us' page. Best regards,
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