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King John's Castle

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 6 Sep, 2020
  • 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 28 Aug, 2020
  • 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 20 Jul, 2020
  • 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 16 Mar, 2020
  • 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 13 Mar, 2020

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