Trim Castle

Interesting
Construction of Trim Castle began in the 1170s on the order of the Norman knight Hugh de Lacy. The castle subsequently served as a fortress for King John of England and was later used for military purposes during the Civil War. Badly damaged during these various conflicts, the castle today is a magnificent ruin which was used as the setting for the film Braveheart.

Useful information

Address:

R 158 Trim

Phone:

+353 46 943 8619

Price:

5 €

Opening hours

mid Mar-Sep: 10am-5pm; Oct: 9.30am-4.30pm; Nov-mid Mar: weekends 9am-4pm - closed weekends during Christmas hols

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