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All reviewsbe carefulring of kerryoff the beaten pathprivate propertyfrom afarsecond floorcow pieswalk upnice ruinsgreat picturesa small parking lotthe main roadtake picturesworth a visitbeautiful settingphoto opportunitiestake your time
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For safety reasons you can't get close to the castle, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't check it out. Especially since it's located so close to two stone forts and so close to Cahersiveen.

Thank quinnunit66
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No one allowed near it anymore unfortunately. Not worth your time driving down to it. U can take a photo from the road I suppose or just look at this photo instead, uninspiring really.

Thank Failte1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location and good for photos. Building is a little unsafe so please be careful if you decide to try climbing on it.

Thank Tony_le_Blanc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old castle but can only view from the road. Wasnt aware of this and srove some pretty small lanes to see it. Nice castle however.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not allowed to go near but good to take a few pictures and near the two forts around Cahersiveen which are spectacular!

Thank JohnChua1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful castle to see from a distance when driving and coming up to. However, it's on private property and surrounded by a fence so you can't actually walk to it. There's a sign outside that gives you a little information but that's about...More

Thank Aeb-33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after visiting Cahergall Fort. Ballycarbery Castle is beautiful, however, you are not able to go any closer to the castle then what is shown in the thumbnail provided. There were several other castles/sites that you can access so I probably would have...More

1  Thank lovetotravel0922
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there in October of 2016. Went to Ireland for my Honeymoon and while driving the ring of Kerry made a wrong turn and just happened to come across this castle. It is a beautiful site. Be carful sometimes cows will wonder over if they...More

2  Thank Cassandra H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since its a ruin, very pretty to say the least, for some reason visita are prohibited. So be careful if you go. Great site.

Thank Faudes M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was concerned about leading my group of six astray when I found this one, particularly after reading it was fenced off. It ended up being one of the highlights of the trip. We didn’t see a single tourist, and while it was fenced off,...More

Thank Dan O
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