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Listowel Castle

The Square, Listowel, Ireland
+353 68 22566
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Nice place where the guides are waiting for you as you enter and there are free tours of the castle... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve S
Blauvelt, New York
via mobile
Nice attraction

Eamonn one of the friendly guides here, gave us a great tour with more help on what else to see and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dundalk, Ireland
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The Square, Listowel, Ireland
+353 68 22566
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place where the guides are waiting for you as you enter and there are free tours of the castle every 30 min or so for free. The tour was thorough with the history of the castle. This castle plus the monorail 1/2 mile away...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eamonn one of the friendly guides here, gave us a great tour with more help on what else to see and do in the area.

Thank ziolith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a free guided tour regularly and our tour guide, Cormack, was a absolute hoot! Such interesting information and his passion for the castle was infectious. Hilarious and engaging stories about different rooms and families that lived there. However, the stairs inside the castle...More

1  Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Listowel castle with my Dad and Wife, even though I grew up in Listowel town, I had never visited the castle, it is a hidden gem in the town, a lovely insight into the history of the town and the Fitzmaurice family of...More

1  Thank paulk1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the rain we thoroughly enjoyed our guided tour of the castle remains. Amazingly it was totally free of charge - very rare these days. The guide showing us the castle remains was very good, making the tour interesting and interactive for adults and the...More

1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here on our honeymoon exploring the West of Ireland. We wander up to the information office where we met Cormac who was very happy to show us around. From the outside it may look like there is not much left to the...More

1  Thank Becs674
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this castle randomly, and decided on a whim to take the free tour. Tours can be a bit stuffy, but our tour guide Eamon was perfect - really funny, and seemed to know everything about everything! Thanks Eamon for an unexpectedly great...More

1  Thank Becky_Thorne
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The castle tower was lovely, well preserved, and wonderfully accessible. But what really set this tour apart was-no exaggeration-the world's best tour guide, Cormac. He was incredibly knowledgeable and personable, and his passion for history was truly infectious. I wish we could have taken Cormac...More

3  Thank James T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Listowel Castle is in very good condition and during the summer months it is possible to take a tour that allows you to climb, via a safe external staircase, to the top two floors of the castle From there you get a marvellous view of...More

Thank Ainenilaoire
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Absolutely gorgeous castle, hidden in plain sight within the town, right in the doorstep of th tourist information centre, tea and coffee place and a few feet from a great pub meal in town. Free entry, yet we we lucky enough to have a guided...More

1  Thank croiamhran
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