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Lot of fun

This castle is hidden in the woods. Accessible only by foot. You'll have a nice walk through the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Angela B
Clonmel, Ireland
nice walk (but beware of the midges !)

we have lived in clonmel for over 20 yrs and this was our first visit to careys castle - we had... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Eric D
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off the Dungarvan Road, Clonmel, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice walk to castle and enjoyed the wooded area and rambling stream. It is well worth the walk and got some very nice pictures.

1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This castle is hidden in the woods. Accessible only by foot. You'll have a nice walk through the wood to find the castle at the end of the little wood road. There is lots to see a little stream is beside the cattle and a...More

2  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 29 March 2018

A walk of about 500m takes you to Carey’s Castle, through mixed woodland and there is a pleasant walking path along the river bank for about 600m. There are about 2 km of forest walks. Along the riverside walk there is a profusion of birch,...More

1  Thank ownyourlifejg
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very well known scenic site in Clonmel, located off the Dungarvan road about 2 km outside of town. Look for precise directions as it can be difficult to locate. Locals say it was originally a thriving French catholic monastery some 400 years...More

1  Thank John O
Reviewed 1 October 2017

During a road trip to Clonmel, we decided to visit this attraction. We almost missed it has the sign is off the road and aimed at the other direction. Located in quite a forestry part of the county. We were getting quite excited when we...More

2  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 29 July 2017

we have lived in clonmel for over 20 yrs and this was our first visit to careys castle - we had often heard about it and at one time lived only a couple of miles from it - but had never ventured to see it...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I love in Clonmel so have been visiting Careys Castle for nearly 30yrs. I love going up there. Great place to walk dogs or walk a few trails. Kids will have a good time wandering the forest. Great views up there and good pics to...More

1  Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Having grown up in the area, my friends and myself have frequented Carey's Castle quite a lot. There are great walks around here ranging from the short walk through the woods down to the castle, to hiking trails and cycle trails going over the Comeragh...More

1  Thank Rory S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

.....I want it all to myself. I've been coming here all my life and I've never stopped getting excited when you descend down into the woods and this castle appears. With so much of it left, you get some sense for how these people lived....More

3  Thank taistealai_fanach
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This castle was my favorite of all the castle a must see! So much history and amazing views from the hill top!

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