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Visit of an ancestors home

There are keys at a local B&B and they are very helpful. It's not far from a housing estate where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caroline862
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Dublin, Ireland
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We arrived at Athlumney Castle on the whim, the sign on the gate pointed us down to a house in... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2012
Dutchcloggy
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Cavan, Ireland
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“Visit of an ancestors home”
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Although this mansion has lay in ruins since its destruction in the 17th century, it still stands as a prominent architectural landmark.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are keys at a local B&B and they are very helpful. It's not far from a housing estate where you can park your car. It's worth a visit. The local town has lovely restaurants too.

Thank Caroline862
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Not quite sure what so say about this beautiful old Castle ruins because it was closed when I got there. Based on previous reviews that didn't surprise me in the slightest, but those reviews mentioned directions on the gate to go and get the key....More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 15 December 2012

We arrived at Athlumney Castle on the whim, the sign on the gate pointed us down to a house in Riverview belonging to Mr. & Mrs. Sherlock, who have the key. For a small deposit, they'll lend you the key so that you can go...More

6  Thank Dutchcloggy
Reviewed 13 August 2012

Athlumney is so easy to miss, and so few people seem to know about it, but it is a wonderful ruin that is well worth visiting. Very unusual architectural design (for Ireland) with its classic tower house, and the Jacobean manor attached. Worth dropping by...More

1  Thank Noel B
Reviewed 29 July 2010

Grew up in the area and always loved running around the ruins so it is wonderful to be able to bring my own children there to do the same. Apart from some of it being locked up for H.& S. nothing has changed. A wonderful...More

2  Thank maloneill
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