Parke's Castle, Leitrim

The Courtyard grounds contain evidence of an earlier 16th century Tower House structure once owned by Sir Brian O'Rourke who subsequently was executed at Tyburn, London in 1591. The Castle has been restored using Irish oak and traditional craftsmenship.

Access for visitors with disabilities to ground floor.

Location: On the Sligo-Dromahair Road (R286), 11 km from Sligo Town or 7 km from Dromahair

Guided Tours: Available on request; Maximum No: 25; Duration: 40 Minutes

Leaflet/Guide book: English, Irish, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Photography / Video allowed: Not allowed in the interior of the Castle but allowed on grounds (non commercial). Permission required for commercial photography
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  • The Castle is located on Lough Gil, it was closed at the time, reopens the end of March, but was nice on the outside and from what we could see the inside looked good, they have tours. We'll definitel...  more »
  • We've been going to the Festival in Parkes for the past 8 years and it just gets bigger and better each year. The entertainment and talent is just fantastic. The Saturday parade is a must do whilst at...  more »
  • We came upon this castle as we were driving the road around Lough Gill. What a beautiful scenic drive. The castle is under some reconstruction. It doesn't take too long to venture through the grounds....  more »
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  • I visited there accidentally, and no plan. Although it was rainy and cold, I got warmth by the great staff welcome and explanation. Do not miss the opportunity to watch the movie if you are visiting Sligo for the first time. You will get overwhelming idea about the region history in minutes. Castle is wonderful, and nice. Surely i visit again after renovation work finish.
  • We decided to visit the castle spontaneously and were not disappointed. We joined a tour that was very interesting and amusing. Charming staff and exhibition.
  • It looks awesome. Unfortunately we visited in late March and they weren't open yet. But got some pics of the outside.
  • Unfortunately, we came in the off season and weren't able to take any tours. The grounds, the castle, and the sprawling lake cradled by mountainous hills we're stunning all by themselves. Worth a quick stop on our trip.
  • Bit of heritage. .castle in lovely setting by the lake

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