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Peel Castle

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Beautiful castle for sunrise

I visited Peel Castle one windy sunrise during my Isle of Man trip and it did not disappoint. Such... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Historic Ruins

Steep access steps make this unsuitable for people with restricted mobility, but once inside it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“fantastic views”(14 reviews)
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Situated on St Patrick’s Isle, Peel Castle was originally a place of worship before becoming the fort of Magnus Barefoot – an 11th century Viking King of Mann.The castle’s curtain wall encircles the ruins of many buildings which are a testimony to...more
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All reviews audio guide fantastic views wander around irish sea sunny day own pace rabbit well worth a visit isle of man lovely walk fascinating history information boards national trust members free entry interesting place manx heritage great place to visit
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited Peel Castle one windy sunrise during my Isle of Man trip and it did not disappoint. Such a great area of open space surrounded by the sea which on one side is a shade of blue you’d see in the tropics. Beautiful!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Steep access steps make this unsuitable for people with restricted mobility, but once inside it was a charming castle. We enjoyed having the recorded commentary at each view point, and the stories brought the history of the castle to life. Very pleasant afternoon out.

Thank YvonneM1007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very interesting visit here. Visitors follow a self-guided audio tour around the ruins. This can be taken at your own pace with no particular order to follow. The children aged 9 and 12 followed the audio guide without any problems.

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very large ruined castle in Peel. A lot of grassy areas which made the visit better for me as I am very nervous on the steps of these ruined castles. We opted for the self guided audio tour. There are plenty of...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to have a walk around to explore a ruined castle. The audio self-guided tour was informative and helped to really bring the story to life.

Thank cakesandtravel
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Good audio guide enhanced visit. Large area to stroll round with numbered posts for the audio guide to lead you through the the areas and history. Really good views. Interesting enough to visit again.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

One of the highlights of a visit to the Isle of Man. The audio tour is interesting, pointing out most of the history without being long-winded. Very enjoyable.

Thank SaveTigerNorthants
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is such a magical place, in a beautiful setting. Lots of history, and great views. Steps and hilly, lots of space for children to run around.

Thank annie58291
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing castle in the heart of peel isle of man . Peel is a great fishing village plenty of fresh fish to be had. Great fish and chips.

Thank 22cheshire2018
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours here. The audio device that you are given gives you great information about the Castle. The grounds are wonderfully looked after and the views are stunning. We've visited many Castles on our travels and have to say this is...More

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