Knappogue Castle

Knappogue Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Quin, County Clare, Ireland.
Built: 1467.
Condition: Restored and is open to guided tours.
Ownership / Access: Shannon Development.
Opening times: Check their website for more info.
Price of admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Knappogue Castle (Irish language: Caislean na Cnapoige) is a tower house, built in 1467 and expanded in the mid-19th century, located in the parish of Quin, County Clare, Ireland. It has been restored and is open to guided tours. Shannon Development purchased the castle in 1996. Today, the castle is used as a venue for weddings and medieval banquets and offers guided tours. Dating from 1817, the 1.248 acre (5,000 m²) garden is now restored to its former state. The walls of the garden have been refurnished with climbing roses, grapevines and many varieties of clematis. There is also a whiskey named "Knappogue Castle" produced by the Castle Brands company, currently bottling liquor produced by Bushmills.

How To Get To Knappogue Castle (Map):

Knappogue Castle Links:

Knappogue Castle On Wikipedia
Shannon - official site
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage - Castle

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