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A man's home is his castle

Ramble through the woods to discover this old abandoned homestead , a child's delight to explore a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
R G
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Dublin, Ireland
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
angelabA7252OI
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Clonmel, Ireland
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off the Dungarvan Road, Clonmel, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 March 2010

Carey's Castle is a beautiful and relaxing area up in the mountains of Clonmel. You can visit the castle for free and walk around the grounds. You can go inside the ruins of the castle and also go into the watch towers. It is just...More

11  Thank mrkfitzz
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Reviewed 5 March 2013

Although we enjoyed the meandering footpaths through faery glades of holly and bluebells (not yet in flower) as a visitor we were a bit shocked to see black binbags full of rubbish beneath trees edging the woodland paths. The castle gave an air of genteel...More

3  Thank Claire T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ramble through the woods to discover this old abandoned homestead , a child's delight to explore a magic castle hidden in the woods.

Thank R G
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A lovey flat walk from the carpark to the Ruin will take you about 10 or 15 mins. Plenty of flora and fauna and picnic tables. Within Waterford but closer to Clonmel, great place to unwind and better for Photographers...

Thank mark p
Reviewed 25 August 2018

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 angelabA7252OI
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

1  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 mushcles
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