Black Castle, Wicklow

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  • August 8, 2017
    I loved black castle. I had no expectations and I'm glad I did not think they would be epic castle ruins. It is not a huge and there is not a lot of information but the views are stunning, and it's a ...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    The ruins of Black Castle stand on an elevated headland just to the south of the town centre and provide a good view of the town and its setting by the Irish Sea coast. It is a relatively easy walk fr...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    The site is almost empty, very small rock formation representing remnants of a small castle, not much supported with information, although the sight is great and has good potential. The local council ...  more »
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  • June 21, 2017
    Ruins of a small clifftop castle with a gorgeous view of the Wicklow coastline (ruined only by golf and litterbugs). Lovely place to stop and think, show the kids some old cannons, walk the small pier and see a working port in action
  • March 10, 2017
    We came on a cloudy/misty day but it was still very scenic. Just a quick stop to spend a half hour or so.
  • June 24, 2017
    Nice place to visit when passing through the area.
  • June 25, 2017
    It worth to climb the hill for the view on the coast and the sea. Anyway, there is not much left from the castle.
  • February 8, 2017
    The black castle in wicklow is not so much a castle as 2 pinicles of stone. They are all that remain of various versions of a castle that stood there since possiblity viking times. Its got amazing views and is a link to Wicklows ancient past.

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