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Carey's Castle

off the Dungarvan Road, Clonmel, Ireland
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More than expected

During a road trip to Clonmel, we decided to visit this attraction. We almost missed it has the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
nice walk (but beware of the midges !)

we have lived in clonmel for over 20 yrs and this was our first visit to careys castle - we had... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Eric D
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“short walk” (4 reviews)
“great walk” (2 reviews)
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off the Dungarvan Road, Clonmel, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

During a road trip to Clonmel, we decided to visit this attraction. We almost missed it has the sign is off the road and aimed at the other direction. Located in quite a forestry part of the county. We were getting quite excited when we...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 28 July 2017

we have lived in clonmel for over 20 yrs and this was our first visit to careys castle - we had often heard about it and at one time lived only a couple of miles from it - but had never ventured to see it...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I love in Clonmel so have been visiting Careys Castle for nearly 30yrs. I love going up there. Great place to walk dogs or walk a few trails. Kids will have a good time wandering the forest. Great views up there and good pics to...More

1  Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Having grown up in the area, my friends and myself have frequented Carey's Castle quite a lot. There are great walks around here ranging from the short walk through the woods down to the castle, to hiking trails and cycle trails going over the Comeragh...More

Thank Rory S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

.....I want it all to myself. I've been coming here all my life and I've never stopped getting excited when you descend down into the woods and this castle appears. With so much of it left, you get some sense for how these people lived....More

2  Thank taistealai_fanach
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This castle was my favorite of all the castle a must see! So much history and amazing views from the hill top!

Thank 749julesw
Reviewed 1 November 2016

While Carey's castle is on the small side as far as castles go it is a wonderful spot to visit with a lovely walk through the woods. There are a lot of little places to explore and no area is off limits.

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I love to come here for stroll with my happy doggies, loads of trees a bit of water and ruins of castle. People often come here to do bbq in the evenings. Nice safe area, great for walking, recommended for nice sunny walk if you...More

Thank maggiedino
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fabolous place to visit , very scenic and lots of wildlife . Beautiful scenery, and sheltered areas . Ideal for families , picnics ideal

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice place for a walk through the forest, not too long before you get to the ruins. There is good bit of the castle preserved, you can even climb inside. Looks pretty cool if you're into old castle ruins.

Thank TomaaL
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