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McCarthy's Castle

Castle Lodge Muckross Road | Castlelough, Killarney, Ireland
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Take 20 minutes and stop here

Driving the Ring of Kerry? As you get to Ballinskelligs take a few minutes to pull off and head for... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Zerah J
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Have afternoon tea as you enjoy the view

The hotel was our destination here for afternoon tea and we only realised the castle was there as... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
chicpascher2012
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Bath, United Kingdom
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24 Apr 2017
“Take 20 minutes and stop here ”
28 Aug 2016
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Castle Lodge Muckross Road | Castlelough, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Driving the Ring of Kerry? As you get to Ballinskelligs take a few minutes to pull off and head for this site. There's a small beach with a decent amount of parking. You can see the ruins of the castle from the dune at the...More

Thank Zerah J
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The hotel was our destination here for afternoon tea and we only realised the castle was there as we sat in the conservatory, enjoying the view. A lovely afternoon tea in a lovely hotel with stunning views. Would have been disappointed if our destination was...More

Thank chicpascher2012
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Well ,as Castles go, this one barely qualifies. If you are staying at the Lake Hotel, you should go as it is almost within a stones throw from the Pub area. It is an old ruin, but only has a small placard explaining its history,...More

1  Thank micyer
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This ruin is set on the edge of the lake directly in front & in the grounds of the Lake Hotel with the back drop of the Lake & Mountains. A nice photo spot .

Thank 61Michael2015
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view of lake, named Lough Leane, one of the Lakes of Killarney. Beautiful views of rugged mountains behind lake. To get to castle, drive or walk into Lake hotel, public right-of-way to the castle

Thank dtlibra
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Walked down here as it is in the grounds of the Lake Hotel and the hotel maintain it. really spectacular views from the courtyard of the lake and mountains. Their is also a little pier there where hire boats can pick up and drop off....More

Thank Kieran M
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Not sure when the causeway was built from the mainland to the island castle but it is now a paved walk a few meters from our room in The Lake Hotel. It is quiet sanctuary with a few white pines and a small indiscernible chunk...More

1  Thank ebbtide123
Reviewed 8 May 2015

The location of this ruined castle is easy enough to find - just go into the entrance to the Lake Hotel, turn right at the arrows to the hotel car park and there it is, on a narrow little peninsula jutting into the lake. What...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 20 September 2012

There is very little ruin to look at but the setting is stunning. It is plain to see why anyone would want to build their home at this spot. To sum up the ruins are nice to go to look at just to access the...More

1  Thank MINIPaul
Reviewed 9 March 2015
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