14+ Spectacular Castles In Ireland

May 18, 2017 by
Alex hiking in Connemara
POSTED BY May 18, 2017

Ireland is a country full of history and castles, but which are the best castles in Ireland? Take a look at our list to see our favorites, some of which you will be able to see while on one of our Ireland hiking tours.

Malahide Castle, Ireland

Malahide Castle is a great castle in Ireland

Malahide Castle in Dublin

Trim Castle, Ireland

Trim Castle in Ireland at dusk-light

Trim Castle in Meath

Ross Castle, Ireland

– Visit on our Kerry Way hiking tours

Ross Castle in Ireland at dusk

Ross Castle in Kerry

Rock of Cashel, Ireland

Rock of Cashel, a great castle in Ireland

Rock of Cashel in Tipperary

Dunguaire Castle, Ireland

Dunguaire is considered as one of the most photographed castles in Ireland

Dunguaire Castle in Galway

Parkes Castle, Ireland

Parkes Castle in Ireland

Parkes Castle in Leitrim

Dunluce Castle, Ireland

– Visit on our Antrim Glens & Coastline hiking tours

Dunluce Castle is one of the most dramatic castles in Ireland

Dunluce Castle in Antrim

Donegal Castle, Ireland

Donegal Castle - one of the most unique castles in Ireland

Donegal Castle in Donegal

Cahir Castle, Ireland

Cahir, one of the castles in Ireland

Cahir Castle in Tipperary

Birr Castle, Ireland

Birr Castle in Ireland

Birr Castle in Offaly

King John’s Castle, Ireland

King Johns Castle is one of the great historical castles in Ireland

King John’s Castle in Limerick

Blarney Castle, Ireland

Blarney Castle, one of the most famous castles in Ireland

Blarney Castle in Cork

Ashford Castle, Ireland

Ashford Castle, one of the more impressive castles in Ireland

Ashford Castle in Mayo

Bunratty Castle, Ireland

Bunratty Castle in Ireland

Bunratty Castle in Clare

Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

Kilkenny Castle in Ireland

Kilkenny Castle in Kilkenny

We hope that you enjoyed this guide to some of the best castle in Ireland. If you’re thinking about a visit to the Emerald Isle and might be interested in a Ireland hiking tour, check out our range of the best self-guided options.