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Address: Rosscahill, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 91 550 218
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US$43.40*
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Full Day Tour of The Gap of Dunloe
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This was not one of the most impressive castles we visited, however it was worth the visit. It is clean and well maintained. Many interesting stories of by gone history of castle... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2015
whack4
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Rimbey, Canada

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Rimbey, Canada
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119 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

This was not one of the most impressive castles we visited, however it was worth the visit. It is clean and well maintained. Many interesting stories of by gone history of castle, and its owners make for interesting reading. Surrounding grounds are beautiful. Swans and deer add to the scenery.

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Fairfield, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

For a castle ruin, this was well worth the fee for the tour. It was a fascinating castle with a tour guide that was so informative. Even my husband, who isn't a great fan of castle touring, enjoyed Ross Castle. My only regret is I'm now a retired teacher and have no class to tell about Ross Castle.

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Durants Neck, North Carolina
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200 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

It was built in the late 1400's. It stands in the Killarney National Park and is not far from downtown Killarney.

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West Warwick, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

We drove by this attraction several times and decided to stop in on one of our last days in Galway. Unfortunately, when we went to the door, there was no one there to give us a tour. However, on our way back to the car, the gardener spotted us and asked if we would like a tour of the gardens.... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2012

what was promissed was not available and staff totally ignored attempts to contact them about problems.

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rossestate, Manager at Ross Castle, responded to this review

I find it remarkable that this gentleman, after the litany of complaints posted, finds the property “Beautiful” and the rooms “Gorgeous”. But I find it mystifying that when he came in for “Tea and Tour” which we offer to our guests that he made no comment at all about problems he was having. Usually when our guests find a fault/problem... More 

Hustonville, KY
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140 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2011

The other reviews talk about the hotel, my review is about the attraction--The Ross Castle. Well, partly. Actually, we didn't get to tour the castle though I wish we would have. We visited with a tour group and came to the castle to take the boat ride. Don't bother doing the boat ride. It was a slow boat riding around... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2011

We stayed in the two cottages and the main house with our large group of 20. Our overall impression is the grounds are magnificent and well kept, with the exception of the tennis court which had so much moss on it it was dangerous to play. This was surprising to us as we had told the owner we slected her... More 

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rossestate, Owner at Ross Castle, responded to this review

Dear Maggie, My husband joins me in offering our sincere regret that all was not to your satisfaction when visiting our property. I had thought you understood that "self catering" meant cooking, cleaning, and providing everything for yourself. Of course it would get messy if not cleaned daily and to that end we provide 6 vacuum cleaners, 6 brooms, 6... More 

chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2008

We had a magical time at Ross. It was a unique occasion for all the family (40 members) to get together under one roof in a very special environment. The property was awesome - they had done an incredible job on it. Elizabeth, her daughter and staff were wonderful. The biggest risk for me was that the food would not... More 

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1 Thank bobmahoney
West Virginia
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122 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2006

To be honest, we followed the signs from the road, as a detour on our trip between Aughnanure Castle and Kylemore Abbey. It wasn't on the national historic sites map, but we thought we might luck into another grand old castle or ruins. We came upon a sign indicating that Ross Castle was open until Sept. 30. It was mid... More 

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