Historic houses and castles

Ross Castle

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Contact details

Address

Ross Road, Killarney, Kerry,
T: +353(0)646635851
F: +353(0)646635852
E: rosscastle@opw.ie

Ross Castle is a 15th century tower house located in Killarney, County Kerry. It is a typical example of the stronghold of an Irish chieftain in the Middle Ages and is fully restored and furnished with period oak furniture.

Ross Castle was built in the 15th century and is typical of its style, with square bartizans on diagonally opposite corners and a thick end wall containing a tier of chambers and winding stairs.

Language guides are available and they have guidebooks in English, Irish, French, German and Italian. There is access for disabled visitors on the ground floor.

Opening Times
Mid March - End October
9:30am to 5:45pm (last admission 45 minutes before closing) Book in advance if there is a group
Please note this is a busy site and visitors may experience a delay during summer months.
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