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Took a quick drive down to Ross Castle from Killarney town (5 mins but felt like we were miles away!). The castle itself was closed but there was a beautiful view of the lake and we walked the trails around the area. You could easily...More
Ross Castle is a typical example of an Irish Chieftain stringhold during the Middle Ages. Built in the late 15th century by O'Donoghue Ross chieftains, the castle is surrounded by curtain walls and flanking towers (only two remain). Although it fell into sever decay when...More
We took a Jaunting Car inside the National Park and stopped at The Ross Castle. We pulled up and were silent taking in the Magical views of the Castle against the lake with the rising fog. It was a beautiful setting.
We toured the castle...More
We enjoyed our trip to Ross Castle. The views right off the lake, boat tours and the tour through this tower house was awesome! Definitely gives you a better perspective on how people lived in 1700-1800's.
Terrific opportunity to walk through a tower house and learn about how they functioned, who lived there and architectural design details (why there is a ledge between the bedroom and the stairway and the word we still use today). The tour is quick but not...More