Ross Castle Killarney Ireland


Ross Castle Killarney

Killarney Castle

There are great walking / cycling paths around Ross Castle

Canons at Ross Castle killarney
Canons at Ross Castle Killarney

Jaunting at ross Castle

Ross Castle Killarney

A visit into Ross Castle is recommended take the Guided tour of the Castle; here you can also walk the Mining trail to Ross Island and the old Copper Mines. Copper was first mined in Killarney 4000 Years ago. Opening Hours
11 March - 27 October Daily 9.30 - 17.45
Average length of visit: 1 hour
Last admission 45 minutes before closing
All groups of 10 people or more must be pre-booked

Admission Fees
C Adult: €6.00
Sen/Group: €4.00
Child/Student: €2.00
Family: €14.00

Ross Castle Killarney
Ross Castle and Mangerton Mountain in the Background

Ross castle Killarney


Ross Castle Aerial Views

Ross Castle

Ross Castle and Ross Island, copper was mined here over 4,000 years ago.
Today you can see some of the more recent mine shafts, one which has a green shade from the copper below.

Take a walk to the Copper Mines, Governors Rock & Library Point

Mining at ross castle

Boats at ross

Mining Hut at Ross Island

Irish Castle

Sunset at Ross Castle
Sunset at Ross Castle Killarney

Ross Castle

There is a fantastic Walk to Library Point, Governors Rock passing by Old Copper Mines very close to Ross Castle in Killarney




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