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We had a brilliant guide Suzanne she was very informative and great with kids my little one was 2... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Kilcullen, Ireland
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A Real bit of History

This is an amazing piece of Irish history that the government should get behind. Fair play to the... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Athlone, Ireland
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The Tour – Reopening for guided tours June 2018 Duncannon Fort is an impressive presentation of a bastioned fortress perched on the side of the stunning Hook Peninsula, County Wexford, part of Ireland’s Ancient East. This historic structure has...more
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| Hook Tourism, New Ross, Ireland
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All reviews guide susan tourist office great tour guided tour well worth a visit explain things local authority overlooking the sea per adult steeped in history piece of irish history his passion hook peninsula county council lots of fun top marks hidden gem
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fort is quite basic as there in not much to see or do at the fort and it is closed out of season.

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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant guide Suzanne she was very informative and great with kids my little one was 2 and included the whole time! Such an interesting place Il be back next summer!

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is an amazing piece of Irish history that the government should get behind. Fair play to the local community. The tour guide Susan really made the tour her own, she was really friendly and invited participation, especially from the children. She was so knowledgeable...More

1  Thank fitzzyma
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Although the fort unfortunately is closed at the moment tours can be arranged. Tours can be booked in the tourist office which in the same building as the post office in Duncannon. The tour guides make the visit really interesting, for all age groups. Well...More

1  Thank stormcloudKildare
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We visited Duncannon Fort and had the pleasure of being escorted through the fort by Susan, a lady who really knows her stuff. Her enthusiasm for the fort was obvious right from the start. Tours of the fort are by escorted tour only and tickets...More

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We did not intend to got but came up on the signs as we left Duncannon beach after a walk. We were in time for the 2.30 tour on Friday 31st August 2018 with Ann. It was extremely interesting and involved walking on battlements, in...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Tour guide,Ann, very knowledgeable and friendly.Gave a great overview of a complicated history. Recommend a windproof jacket as quite blustery in places. €1 reduction onentrance price for those who've visited Hook lighthouse and free coffee at The Strand afterwards to warm up.

1  Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

What a great find. We went here after reading so many positive reviews and we were not disappointed. Susan our guide was amazing. She had a wealth of knowledge and it was so much fun. As it was end of season we had a private...More

Thank elizabethfarrell
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A recent trip to Duncannon Fort We took a tour with Ann where she informed us of the History of the Fort, it's construction ,The Cannon Ball Run (not the film), The Count of Monte Cristo( the 2002 film), Navigating by 2 lighthouses, Strongbow, Aoife,...More

1  Thank mark p
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I visited with my family, my stepmams father fought in the Second World War so it was amazing to see the fort. It’s an amazing piece of Irish history that the government should get behind never mind the local community. The tour guide Susan really...More

1  Thank rachelvob
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Deirdre M
19 April 2017|
Response from Mary D | Property representative |
For the comfort of all taking the tour dogs are not permitted. Many thanks.
15 August 2016|
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Response from Mary D | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in responding (something went wrong with my notificaitons). As it's a 16 Century building parts are not accessible. For visitors with mobility issues we bring them and their group up separately from... More