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What an amazing spot this castle is in! Incredible! The history of the place and the views make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Strokestown, Ireland
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It's just there as you drive round the corner.

Out in the wilds at the side of Lough Gill that is SE of Sligo. It has been partially renovated in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Douglas H
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing spot this castle is in! Incredible! The history of the place and the views make this a must see for anyone....especially those that like there history !

Thank Matchu7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out in the wilds at the side of Lough Gill that is SE of Sligo. It has been partially renovated in recent years and when we were there it had started again. As the result of this there was no charge although we were all...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to visit and the staff were very helpful. situated beside the lough and steeped in history.

Thank Maggieb2606
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On way home from sligo we took a wee trip to visit Parkes Castle its beautiful not large but if you have mobility issues its not really suitable as there is a beautiful winding staicase up to the top.We met the loveky Siobhan and Alison...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit easy to get to and worth the journey. Well maintained and reception very informative Not too expensive given the level this has been maintained too.

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We encountered this castle along our way, but it was closed so could not see inside. We did walk all around the outside to take pictures. Unfortunately the entrance was lined with garbage cans and wish they would've found a better place for them so...More

1  Thank Betty K
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Emma gave us a great tour of Parke's castle. Really enjoyed it. Entrance was free due to renovations.

1  Thank Sarahrua1
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Would no doubt be interesting and informative if two-thirds of the property wasn't being denied access owing to extensive external restoration works. Not worth a visit until late summer when the work is completed.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The courtyard area is currently closed for renovations and because of that there was no admission. We participated in a short tour and our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. While not a large castle as some on TripAdvisor have indicated it was packed...More

Thank MadisonCPA
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Been here a good few years ago so was my husband,it was raining so could not go walking.a bus tour was here and the had a guided tour she was very good easy to listen to ,but one of the rooms needs a cleaning to...More

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