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Adare is a small and pretty village and the historical Adare Castle is one of the few sights to see. It is an old Norman castle and tours are available via shuttle bus from the Heritage Center in Adare.
What an interesting 12th-century Norman castle it is, brought to life with an intelligent, witty, local historian, Sandra. Four of us enjoyed the tour immensely! Steeped in history and archaeology, stories came to light with Sanrda's keen eye for detail. We loved every bit it...More
We were driving from Galway to Kilarney and stopped in Adare. We also momentarily saw Bunratty and shopped in Limerick. This review is to highlight one of the most memorable parts of our entire trip to Ireland. See Adare castle! We booked the tour and...More
Adare Castles was not on our list of must-see places, but ended up being one of our favorite stops in Ireland. The castle is only accessible through the tours at the Adare Heritage Centre. We were able to book online the night before (20 Euros...More
Took the guided tour and learned so much! This is a beautiful and well maintained castle, and the tour groups are perfectly sized. We have been to many other castles on our trip and this one may go down as one of our favorites! Not...More
The castle is only open via guided tours, so you can't just wander around. Having said that, I certainly recommend the tour. Very informative, taking just the right amount of time. Well worth the small cost.
This a great tour if you're in Adare during the right time of the year. The groups are small and intimate and the scenery and history are outstanding. Our tour guide was awesome, and she made the tour outstanding.