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King John's Castle

Historical Site
Address: Ireland,Carlingford
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    • annedS7568TR
      annedS7568TR
      donegal
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      NOT TO BE MISSED

      This castle is now known as Carlingford Castle and has just reopened following extensive conservation work. I availed of one of the daily guided tours and had a choice of 11.00am or 3.00pm. The tour ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1599356168000+0800)/
    • Robert W
      Robert W
      Lisburn
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      A local Historic, Norman, 12th Century Castle (built by Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath). Called after King John.

      I found the castle when looking for Carlingford Marina. Like many local attractions, it could be better signposted. Tours can be arranged from the Carlingford Visitor's Centre - but these don't start...

      Reviewed on /Date(1598593322000+0800)/
    • octaviawilson
      octaviawilson
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      Carlingford castle

      A lovely small castle with stunning views as the castle is on a big cliff. can be hard to find but once you do you will enjoy it defo. But when walking along from the castle there is a dangerous drop ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1595200310000+0800)/
    • SRutherfordSmith
      SRutherfordSmith
      Johannesburg, South Africa
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      Pity you can't get access inside

      Nice to walk around but quite short. A lot of the information provided isn't in context so it's difficult to absorb and understand.

      Reviewed on /Date(1584321120000+0800)/
    • Ray M
      Ray M
      Marblehead, Massachusetts
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      Classic Castle Ruins Guard Carlingford

      King John's Castle stands guard over Carlingford. Reached by a 10 minute walk up a hill from the town, King John's is a class Norman castle with braille and moat It is well signed to explain its layou...

      Reviewed on /Date(1584109821000+0800)/

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