Castle & Conquests
C1) Trim Castle
Used in the filming of Braveheart, this twelfth century Norman Castle is the largest in Ireland. An imposing stone sentinel it was a symbol of strength in the land that it ruled over. Walk around the grounds and visualise the battles and feasts that would have taken place here.
C2) Tullynally Castle and Gardens
The gardens date back over 350 years. Take the main path to the walled Flower Garden and visit the llamas and the stone “Nandi” (sacred Indian bulls) next door or take the path to the Grotto with fantastic carvings by a local artist. Follow the Forest Walk to the Chinese garden and onto the Lower Lake with its pair of swans.
Tullynally castle is still a private home, but we can offer tours of the main rooms only to groups by previous arrangement.