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Ballycarbery Castle
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stumbled on this little gem and loved that there is no tourist link to it -- you just can crawl around on the old ruins -- you have to climb thru some barbed wire to get in. It was amazing.

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

No gimmickery. Just an old castle ruins to be explored. Very cool and a beautiful location. On a little hills right on the ocean. Very scienic. Just.Just off the Ring of Kerry.

2  Thank TomoCanada
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

Ballycarbury is well worth the visit! When we pulled up to park it was raining, but by the time we were out of the car the skies were the brightest blue I've ever seen. I'm glad we didn't turn around. The exterior is lovely. Climb the stair to the second level to walk around and then go down the dark stairwell. The rocks can be slippery so be careful.

1  Thank Beth H
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Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

We went there while doing ring of Kerry trip. Great castle ruins in very picturesque setting. Worth exploring.

1  Thank Mazmogr
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

I've visited it 2 times already and every time it was amazing.

Pro tip: ignore the fence and get inside, just be careful and please don't vandalize it.

3  Thank rvs-ru
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