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“swiss cottage”(46 reviews)
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This imposing 15th-century castle was long a military stronghold.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle St, Ireland
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All reviews swiss cottage guided tour in great condition heritage card nooks and crannies car park well worth a visit heritage sites self guided worth a stop interesting history wonderful tour video presentation entrance fee great stop lovely walk butler family
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to the Rock of Cashel it's definitely worth a stop- about 20 minutes away. We had the place to ourselves in November, and the grounds were very well kept. The entire castle can be seen in about an hour, well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank susan k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide gave us lots of information about this medieval castle, time to look around as we walked through and ask questions. A stately old structure, the castle has water on 3 sides, located right in the middle of town. Recommend? Yes, for the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank luvtotravel6768
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice castle right in the heart of town. We arrived a little early for the tour but it is very easily navigated on your own. Very intact and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We stopped in here at the end of a day driving around the area (Waterford, Vee Drive, etc). There is a pay parking lot right next to the castle which is very convenient. I believe it was 1.2 euro/hour. I think the entrance fee to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Wonderful castle with lots of tales to tell. If you have time after touring the castle, take the gorgeous hike along the river to the Swiss Cottage. It will take up about 1.5 hours. We went across the street and had a quick lunch at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Interesting history. Loved that you can still see two canons lodged in the castle walls. Tour guide that gave about a 25 minute tour and history of the castle was excellent storyteller. Was part of booked tour to Blarney Castle - was great stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill0519
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We are one manual wheelchair traveler and one able body who travel a lot. At Cahir Castle, a WC can access the court yards and the small information / video theater, but most of the information and displays are inside towers and at the top...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle E
Reviewed October 21, 2018

While vacationing in Ireland we had our days planned out. That was until our taxi driver told us about Cahir Castle. He told us that we would love it there and we did! After visiting the Rock of Cashel the Cahir Caste wasn't far at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This castle has an interesting history and doesnt take long to visit. Bathrooms are located inside. 2 canons are still lodged in the castle walls and are clearly visible. A tour guide gave us a 25min tour and history of the castle. It was part...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maritimeramman
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We took a self-guided tour of the medieval castle. We enjoyed it and if you are in the area, it is a nice visit that doesn't take a lot of time to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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