Parkes Castle

A restored plantation castle of the early 17th century, picturesquely situated on the shores of Lough Gill, once the home of Robert Parke and his family.

Location

Fivemile Bourne, Co Leitrim

History

A restored plantation castle of the early 17th century, picturesquely situated on the shores of Lough Gill, once the home of Robert Parke and his family. 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 craftsmanship. Access for visitors with disabilities to ground floor.

Details

Opening Times

Mid March - End October Daily 10:00-18:00 Last admission 45 mins. before closing.

Visit Length

1hr

Admission

Adult EUR 2.50 Child EUR 1.20 Student EUR 1.20 Senior EUR 1.90 Family EUR 6.30 Group EUR 1.90
*Free Admission with Discovering Ireland Vacation

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times

Mid March - End October Daily 10:00-18:00 Last admission 45 mins. before closing.

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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