Visit the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, Trim Castle, which appeared in the acclaimed 1995 film "Braveheart." Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath, and his son built the three-storied keep. Construction began on the site of an old wooden fortress in 1176 and continued over a 30-year period. The Lord of Meath used the castle as the center of administration. Since its completion, the castle has also served as a mint for Irish currency and a meeting place for Parliament. Explore the historic keep, which is only accessible on 45-minute guided tours. Before you visit Trim, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
Tours to Trim Castle
Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from Dublin BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $52
Duration: 10 hours
Full-Day Castles and Celtic History Tour from Dublin: Newgrange, Hill of Tara BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $40
Duration: 8 hours
CASTLES & WHISKEY TOUR BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $97
Duration: 8 hours
Trim Castle Reviews
Great Castle to see and the tour we had was very informative! Tour of the tower took about 45 minutes and to walk the grounds would be about another 30 - 45 minutes. Parts of the castle were used in t... more »
町のど真ん中にあり、川を挟んで反対側のちょっとした丘から眺める景色がきれいでした。お城の周りをぐるっと散歩するのも良いと思います。メル・ギブソン主演のBraveheartという映画にも登場する場所です。 more »It was in the middle of the town and the view from the little hill on the opposite side of the river was beautiful. I think it's good to take a walk around the castle. It is a place to appear in the movie of Braveheart starring Mel Gibson.
Brenda was a great guide. Very informative tour of the castle with plenty of historical context. Worth the modest fee - €13 for family of 4 - good way to spend a couple of hours.
Do the castle tour. All the staff are incredibly knowledgeable. Really interesting and a great view from the roof. The castle itself is really impressive. Well worth it.
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