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Trim Castle

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Address: Trim, Ireland
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+353 46 943 8619
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the...

Completed around 1220, the Irish Parliament met there several times in the 15th century. It was also used as a mint for the country's currency. In modern times, "Braveheart" was filmed in Trim Castle.

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really fun and unique

get there early to get tickets fro the guided tour of the inside of the castle it was fun and unique

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

get there early to get tickets fro the guided tour of the inside of the castle it was fun and unique

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Skryne, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trim is an excellent place to stop if you are visiting Meath. The wonderful castle, which was used in the filming of Braveheart stands tall on the banks of the Boyne - surrounded by other interesting sights of interest. Lovely cafes and a Kilkenny shop just across from the castle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have traveled this country far and wide over the many years I have lived here, have driven past this place many a time, but never stopped and had a look around, I didn't go in, but had a 7km walk around the local park area, this is highly recommended too, and basically got a good eyeful of said castle,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've seen Braveheart then you've seen Trim Castle. It's only about a 40 minute drive northwest of Dublin. Many interesting bits of history. Just make sure you check to confirm that both the grounds AND the castle are open -- sometimes the grounds are open but the castle isn't. So rent a car and go see it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an 12 century structure and if you are part of a guided tour all is explained. The engineering is amazing, the defence intelligence and social order is fantastic. Using the gases from the septic tank to kill lice on clothes tells it all. Brave Heart was filmed here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see site when in the area. Easy access and plenty of parking. No being a fan of such sites, my assessment would be of little value

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting. A place where you should go to. You will receive a lot of information about the whole area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Braveheart was filmed here. Gorgeous Castle with loads of history. Our tour guide explained it's history reall well, very interesting tour. Most importantly very funny. Walking up the spiral stairs made me feel like hodor as I'm 6,3" ...these ancient Irish folk must have been meedgeets. A great cafe around the corner for lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't praise the tour guide enough. Fantastic grasp of history and the castles place in that history spanning nearly 1,000 years. Very well worth the visit. Only €4 per adult. Beautiful clear day. Brisk when you get to the top of the castle as it was a cutting winter wind. Fantastic views for miles around. I've been around this castle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well recommended choose the 3 course on dinner menu, you will not be let down fabulous value for money.

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