Trim Castle

Trim Castle Ireland

Trim Castle

R Trim Castle

Used in the filming of Braveheart, this 12th century Norman Castle is the largest in Ireland. It stood like an imposing stone sentinel and a symbol of strength in the land that it ruled over. Walk around the grounds and visualise  the battles and feasts that would of taken place here.

The Castle was used as a centre of Norman administration under Hugh de Lacy who took possession of it in 1172. He built a huge ringwork castle surrounded by a stout double palisade and external ditch on top of the hill.

With an area of 30,000 m², Trim Castle is the largest castle in Ireland. The keep is an impressive 3 storeys and daily tours bring to life the warring and unsettling times in Ireland.

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