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Trim Castle

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Address: Trim, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 46 943 8619
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the...

Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the 15th century. It was also used as a mint for the country's currency. In modern times, "Braveheart" was filmed in Trim Castle.

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Oh a must if in Trim - got to a look

If in the Trim area its a must to visit and please do the tour as its so informative and you get to heard the history of this place. Its definitely one of the most beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
GrainneNiMhaille
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If in the Trim area its a must to visit and please do the tour as its so informative and you get to heard the history of this place. Its definitely one of the most beautiful castles I have visited and its so well kept by the OPW. It is a Norman castle on the south bank of the River... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour of trim castle is amazing! I have to honestly say I was blown away by how good the tour was for such small money. Defiantly worth a visit by anyone!

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Thank denis O
Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The castle is one of the largest in Ireland and is located in the center of Trim. The setting is spectacular enough that the movie Brave Heart was shot on this location. It makes for great photography whether inside the structure or on the many walking trails along the Boyne River.

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Thank burrdjd
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very historical castle and I have to say a big thank you to the woman who gave us the guide tour, don't miss it!

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Thank Gilbond2001
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Trim castle is pretty, picturesque and very reasonably priced. Not much to see particularly but interesting for a quick look around and some history.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can only go into the main tower on a guided tour (included in entry price). Tour takes about ? 40 minutes. Susan, tour guide was fantastic and funny ! Not sure how often the tours run ? maybe on the hour ? Very picturesque ! If you are visiting a few OPW sites .... worth investing in a Heritage... More 

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Thank Almostgreynomad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the tour. The lady who gave the tour was very funny and had lots of information to impart.

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Galway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked in to see this from the knightsbrook hotel, it was not fully open so the lady let me in for a Euro. I used the bathrooms which were very clean and had a quick look around. It's really well laid out and very interesting. I intend to come back soon and go inside the castle. The walks along... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mostly, we loved the surrounding grounds, wandering around the castle in the late evening, as the sun was setting across the water. T'was a lovely trek about, with the castle in the background. We missed an inside tour because of court and the lack of parking, but hope to visit on our next stay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was incredibly informative (my husband who generally hates people loved her!), and the castle has a fascinating history!! Highly recommend!

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