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A must-see castle with a great coffee stand!

Doe Castle has an amazing history dating back many hundreds of years. You can walk the castle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kerry L
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North Las Vegas
Beautiful location

Beautiful location and view. Down quite a narrow road. Very quiet. Part of the walls remains well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
loulouholidays
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doe Castle has an amazing history dating back many hundreds of years. You can walk the castle grounds and cemetery and soak in the history, reading informative signs detailing the fortifications and additions to the castle through the years. In season, don't forget to have...More

Thank Kerry L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location and view. Down quite a narrow road. Very quiet. Part of the walls remains well preserved.

Thank loulouholidays
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a great castle with a tower house inside defensive walls. The castle sits on the end of a small peninsular with fantastic views across a small bay. The view is almost worth the trip in itself. The castle is run by the OPW...More

Thank gbmontreal
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this castle although without anyone around its hard to know it's history.. Gorgeous inside and enjoyed the views even on an overcast day..

Thank Chrissy M
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

While touring the Sheephaven Bay area, I found Doe Castle (it's down a narrow road of course). It's an historic beauty and right on the bay. I'm glad I took the extra time to find it and drive that bloody cow-lane road (although I found...More

Thank NHjo
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a favourite with our family so we have visited a few times over the years. They now have a little coffee hut and picnic area which was a particularly welcome sight to us on most recent visit. The children enjoyed running around inside...More

Thank Got2eat
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

A must see attraction for sure. We took the tour which was a remarkable €3 each, and free for children.Worth every cent!(ha ha) The guide was in costume and we were treated to various actors doing their thing throughout tour.All very good fun and daughter...More

Thank The_Gilpins
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I visited here recently and had an enjoyable hour or two here. It's set in a beautiful setting looking out over the bay towards Downings. We had a lovely local girl giving us a guided tour of the building and while she didn't know everything,...More

Thank Dermot M
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I am a history student from Ulster University. I had always passed Doe Castle on my way to other places. Sadly the tower house of the castle has only limited opening dates in July and August and because of this I was never able to...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

So staying in Portsalon with friends, their baby, my husband and our toddler we looked for a sight to visit. 40 minutes or so from Portsalon we travelled the Wild Atlantic Way to Doe Castle. We were able to walk around inside the ruined grounds...More

Thank Crooksi
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