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Lifford Old Courthouse

Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:30
Open today: 10:00 - 15:30
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Delicious good, served by friendly efficient staff. This was followed by a great nights craic at a murder mystery night.

Great original building with lots of history told in interesting and fun ways. This is definitely... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2015
Eva J
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Lifford, Ireland
Excellent Tour & Great Food !

Excellent & worth a trip to Lifford Old Courthouse. Staff are very friendly. Halloween weekend... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2014
Tina M
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Experience life as a prisoner in a guided tour with a difference at Lifford Old Courthouse. Learn about law and disorder as you are charged, sentenced and fingerprinted and shown your new surroundings. You won't just be told about the cramped...more
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Old Courthouse The Diamond | The Diamond, Lifford F93 CD6F, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Great original building with lots of history told in interesting and fun ways. This is definitely not a dead museum.More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Eva J
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2015

Hi Eva! Thanks a million for taking the time to write us this lovely review. We're delighted that you enjoyed our Murder Mystery night, the food and the museum itself! I'll be sure and tell our detective the good news! ;) Hopefully we'll see you...More

Reviewed 5 November 2014

Excellent & worth a trip to Lifford Old Courthouse. Staff are very friendly. Halloween weekend was top class......all staff went to so much effort. Make Up and costumes outstanding....well done to everyone and all !More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank Tina M
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2014

Hi Tina! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We're delighted that you enjoyed our Halloween show - we work very hard to make it fun for all ages! I'll be passing on your kind words to all...More

Reviewed 20 August 2014

Our visit started with lunch in the restaurant which was well priced and very tasty. The guide made the tour of the old gaol really interesting providing a real sense of the past and how people were treated. I'm sure children would enjoy the photo...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank lynmarhunt
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Hi there! Thanks a million for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your day with us and I will be passing on your kind words to our Bistro and Tour staff. :)

Reviewed 2 August 2014

Recently, I took my two grandsons, aged 8 and 6 to visit the Old Courthouse in Liffiord. I was particularly interested in making this visit as I had previously worked as a teacher in prisons in the UK. To begin with i wasn't sure how...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Susan B
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We love hearing about our youngest prisoners enjoying themselves on our tours. We don't know what it is, but they seem to absolutely love getting arrested! So glad to hear you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is a wee gem - it is a guided tour with the tour guide taking the role of several characters. It is informative and entertaining our kids 7,6,4,2 all enjoyed it especially the fingerprinting, school room and the last room with the costumes and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Mbyrne1977
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Hi there! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We love to hear about children of all ages enjoying our tour and pride ourselves in making it entertaining for even the smallest prisoners! Glad to hear you all...More

Reviewed 10 July 2014

Really recommend this as a day out. We had the afternoon tea as well which was delicious and great value for money. Afterwards we went round the jail and our guide was funny and informative. One of the best trips of our holiday!!More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank chartail
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Hi there! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your day spent with us here at The Old Courthouse and I'll be sure and pass on your kind words to your tour guide -...More

Reviewed 10 July 2014

The Courthouse is an excellent attraction. It is very good for a group night out with lovely tay bakes supplied if booked in advance. Their lunches are excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful.More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank jeannie27lifford
LiffordOldCourthouse, Public Relations Manager at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2014

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Group tours are our speciality and we take great pride in our Bistro, so we love hearing such good things about them! We will pass on your kind words to all the staff...More

Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

what a fabulous evening the first time i have ever done anything like this,totally unexpected suprise as i had no idea what to expect,the characters were fantastic and i must admit i had a soft spot for mad mary.food was also very good,all in all...More

1  Thank alan m
LiffordOldCourthouse, Marketing at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your night at our Murder Mystery Alan. Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know. I'll pass on your kind words to Mad Mary. I'm sure she'll be thrilled to hear she has an admirer!

Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

We had a great family afternoon out here at the Courthouse. The guide that showed us round was excellent. Intetesting history especially if your surname is O'Donnell!More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank JacquiOD
LiffordOldCourthouse, Marketing at Lifford Old Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We do love to see the O'Donnells coming along and making good use of our Clans Room! Glad to hear you enjoyed it and we will definitely pass on your kind words to...More

Reviewed 29 July 2013

this is a local attraction of how courts were conducted years ago, with access to see the cells. Also a lovely lunch is served at quite a reasonable price. A must when in this area

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank jeannie27lifford
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marieadocmcginty
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Response from LiffordOldCourthouse | Property representative |
Hi, Our admission prices are as follows: Guided Tour Admission: Adult: €6 Child (Under 16): €3 Senior Citizen/Student: €4 Family (2 adults & 2 children): €15 Escape Rooms 'JAILBREAK': €8 'The Heist': €12 Hope this... More
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