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Minard Castle, Dingle
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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I only sought this out because it was featured in Ryan's Daughter. It wasn't easy to find unless you research it beforehand, and even then, I bypassed the road to it and had to turn around. You have t... read more »
There's not much left of the old castle, but it is still a beautiful sight. It is perched near the edge of a crumbling cliff, and on private property, so be careful and stay away from the edge. You ca... read more »
There's not much left to Minard Castle, but it's lovely and right beside a beach that makes a great photo stop. There are friendly cows in the pasture nearby and would be a great location for a picnic... read more »
Beautiful location. Of course the castle has seen better days, but when you see those ruins you are dragged somewhere into the medieval era. Bring your camera with you.
Minard castle is in ruins and in itself is not reason enough to visit this location. However, it sits above a little gem of a beach and looks across Dingle Bay to the mountainous Iveragh Peninsula. It can be reached by car and is about an hours walk from Annascaul village if traveling on foot. Unfortunately the beach pretty much disappears at high tide.
Look but don't touch
Ronan Le Manac'hA beautiful castle on the edge of a beautiful beach. A good summary of the Irish anglo conflict.show original
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