The Southwest Sights

Ross Castle

  • Muckross Rd. (N71) Map It
  • Killarney
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

A fully restored 14th-century stronghold, sited on the lower lake 2 km (1 mile) south of town, this castle was the last place in the province of Munster to fall to Oliver Cromwell's forces in 1652. A later dwelling has 16th- and 17th-century furniture.

Sight Information


Knockreer Estate, Muckross Rd. (N71), Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Map It



Sight Details:

  • €4
  • Mid-Mar.–Oct., daily 9:30–5:45

Published 08/11/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in The Southwest

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.