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Duncannon Fort

| Hook Tourism, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 389 530
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its quite a few years since I last visited the fort due too the fact that it was under military command '

its a great historic site containing the cell where the croppy boy was held until his transfer and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Ross, Ireland
Day trip to area

It's a lovely area, overlooking Duncannon beach. Can see ships going up and down the river... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Kilkenny, Ireland
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| Hook Tourism, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 389 530
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a great historic site containing the cell where the croppy boy was held until his transfer and execution across the river,it was also an lighthouse and still is used as such, it also has a graveyard of some distinction, it is well worth a...More

Thank lardoyle25
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's a lovely area, overlooking Duncannon beach. Can see ships going up and down the river. Nicertainly saying area, lovely views.

Thank eileendowling
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Susan our guide took us on an facinating tour of the fort and told us about its 800 year history. I thought its was such a shame its temporarily closed to public except to guided tours fingers cross is re-opens soon. Highly recommend an OPW...More

Thank Doireann N
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We really enjoy the time we spent here. Our guide Susan gave us a fascinating tour of the fort. She was amazing! Really really good with both adults and children. I highly recommend this place. It is a very important part of Irish history and...More

2  Thank Florentine001
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour, great value for money. The tour guide Susan is fantastic full of info and chat, but best of all are the views from the fort and the history of the area is amazing. My husband loved the lights we had to...More

1  Thank Lillie B
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the fort and had a great visit our tour guide was Bob, he was great, made the tour really interesting for all age groups. The tour last about an hour, we were told about the origins of the fort and the history of...More

1  Thank teadog
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to be able to go on one of the guided tours that took place in July and August this year. Our tour guide Bob was a nice man who had a good knowledge of the history of the fort and surroundings. The...More

Thank trol_007
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Susan gave an excellent tour. It was only me and a friend on the tour. It rained heavily the whole time. But Susan remained positive and professional. It was really interesting and definitly worth a visit.

1  Thank Ciara O
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Interesting and entertaining tour. The guide was good fun and the fort has an interesting history. They could make a lot more of it, which I believe they are planning to do if there is enough interest, but it needs some investment to bring out...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Really excellent tour. Tour guide Bob was brilliant. Vast knowledge of everything to do with the area and kept the kids entertained... Would really advise Wexford Council to do what they can to make it available to the general public again. Well worth the visit...

1  Thank DECO37
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Deirdre M
Can you bring dogs?
19 April 2017|
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Is it disabled accessible
15 August 2016|
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Response from Mary D | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in responding (something went wrong with my notificaitons). As it's a 16 Century building parts are not accessible. For visitors with mobility issues we bring them and their group up separately from... More