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Nice place for a stop.

After spending the morning in Kilkenny we stopped here for lunch. Plenty of parking hardly anyone... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
JnVSydney
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Sydney
Nice view but not much else

Stopping just outside Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, this area has a few picnic tables and an elevated... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2015
ShaneMcDonald
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Waterford, Ireland
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2 Oct 2016
“Nice place for a stop.”
1 Mar 2015
“Nice view but not much else”
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

After spending the morning in Kilkenny we stopped here for lunch. Plenty of parking hardly anyone visits many picnic tables and an excellent view , as we can not get enough of old stuff, especially castles. The attraction is not life changing however worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stopping just outside Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, this area has a few picnic tables and an elevated view of the castle over the river. Apart from the castle there's not too much to see or interact with in relation to Grennan Castle (unless I'm missing something)...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank ShaneMcDonald
Reviewed 24 January 2015

We were doing the river valley route of the 5 driving routes from Kilkenny, (day trip). This is on the way and very much worth a look. If you are staying in Kilkenny, Wexford or Waterford, we highly recommend you have a look at these...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

We didn't try to get to the castle, but there is a nice viewpoint along the road with parking and picnic tables that would make for a very picturesque spot for lunch! Where else can you come across a Norman castle while driving along but...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank 50in50
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Visited The Grennan Castle this past May...since it happens to be our last name we would not have missed it! The previous review is correct in that animals roam freely and you need to watch where you step. Thomastown is a delightful little jewel as...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank Grennans
Reviewed 25 January 2013

The view point is ok, but u need to stand in certain spot to see the castle inbetween the trees, inside u need to be very carefull as cattle dosn't care about travellers :) Since couple of months there are sticks in the ground, maybe...More

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank michaln1
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