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Situated on St Patrick’s Isle, Peel Castle was originally a place of worship before becoming the fort of Magnus Barefoot – an 11th century Viking King of Mann.The castle’s curtain wall encircles the ruins of many buildings which are a testimony to...more
All reviews audio guide fantastic views wander around own pace sunny day black dog isle of man well worth a visit lovely walk fascinating history information boards free entry national trust members interesting place manx heritage great place to visit ruins
I visited Peel Castle one windy sunrise during my Isle of Man trip and it did not disappoint. Such a great area of open space surrounded by the sea which on one side is a shade of blue you’d see in the tropics. Beautiful!
Steep access steps make this unsuitable for people with restricted mobility, but once inside it was a charming castle. We enjoyed having the recorded commentary at each view point, and the stories brought the history of the castle to life. Very pleasant afternoon out.
We had a very interesting visit here. Visitors follow a self-guided audio tour around the ruins. This can be taken at your own pace with no particular order to follow. The children aged 9 and 12 followed the audio guide without any problems.
This is a very large ruined castle in Peel. A lot of grassy areas which made the visit better for me as I am very nervous on the steps of these ruined castles. We opted for the self guided audio tour. There are plenty of...More