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King John's Castle

Open Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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This newly renovated 13th-century castle is open for tours.
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Nicholas Street | King's Island, Limerick, Ireland
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All reviews interactive displays the river self guided tour gift shop all ages great history history lesson lots of history well worth a visit couple of hours limerick city tower courtyard actors battlements information ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a disappointment. Don’t even waste your time going. The organizers of this event should be ashamed!!

Thank bqall
BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded today

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely disgraceful santa experience today, way overpriced, hours waiting to see santa, no activities for children, no atmosphere, so disorganised, avoid avoid avoid!!!!demanding a refund!!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Shannon Heritage should really be ashamed of the disaster that is the Christmas experience at King John’s. The winter wonderland in the courtyard consists of a few trees with lights and a sad old crib. Everything seems very thrown together and while some of the...More

2  Thank CaitMcK14
BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded today

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just returned from Santa visit at King John’s Castle. Absolutely shambolic! Nothing Christmasy or magical about the experience at all. Hardly any decorations around the place and no music to create a festive atmosphere Apart from Santa himself, who was very pleasant, the staff seemed...More

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BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded today

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Reviewed 6 days ago

King John's Castle is more than just a historic site. The exhibits are a great way to learn about Irish history. I could have easily spent more hours looking at them as they were both extensive and fun. Also, I appreciated the free parking lot...More

Thank Paul H
BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Paul! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to King John's Castle!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

well-developed tour & site! Only Sorry it was so crowded, but that’s what we get for going when it was free 🙂

Thank AdamDCork2
BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Adam!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I totally agree with Danikas review below.totally over priced!! We did get to meet Mrs.Claus &she was fabulous. But as for the rest!!!Save ur money &go elsewhere.im afraid it's the most disappointing Santa experience we have had & my kids are ten,8 and 4.x

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BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Would you be able to message me with your contact details, so we can discuss this further? Many Thanks.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today my husband and I attended King John's Castle for their Magical Christmas experience with our two children (3 years & 6months). We booked online and first of all I feel it was very over priced. €12 each per adult for what reason I have...More

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BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Would you be able to message me with your contact details, so we can discuss this further? Many Thanks.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely spot well worth a visit ! Great value for money ! Would advise going later in day as is very pretty at night !

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BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Enda for your kind review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited King John's Castle in late November on a small group tour. I only spent about 45 minutes here but you could easily spend 1-2 hours. There is a lot of visual information regarding the castle's history. The gift shop is very nice. There...More

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BCFPI, Manager at King John's Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Christian for your kind review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to King John's Castle!

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Lauralee S
13 August 2018|
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Response from Smiggy66 |
There's a large car park right across from the castle. And it's free 😉
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Lauralee S
13 August 2018|
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Response from Gvillegator I | Reviewed this property |
It holds about 50-75 cars. I went in the beginning of August and there was plenty of space.
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denisefarmer2017
8 July 2018|
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Response from Katriona M | Reviewed this property |
Not in the castle itself, but there is a lift in the visitor centre.
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