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Ballindooley Castle is a historic fortress located in County Galway, Ireland. It is a striking example of a medieval tower house, a type of fortified dwelling commonly constructed by Irish nobility before Christopher Columbus set sale to the Americas. The castle stands proudly amidst a picturesque landscape, surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills.

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Its architecture showcases a rectangular structure with robust stone walls, small windows, murder holes, a dungeon, and defensive battlements. These design features reflect the castle's primary purpose of providing protection and security during a tumultuous era. It has borne witness to power struggles, withstood sieges, and provided shelter for numerous noble families throughout the centuries. Within its walls, countless stories and secrets lie hidden, waiting to be discovered. While Ballindooley Castle has undergone restoration and preservation efforts over time, it still retains its medieval charm and serves as a remarkable testament to the architectural expertise of its era.

Become King of your own Castle

Inside Ballindooley Castle, visitors would find multiple floors connected by a spiral staircase that winds its way up through the core of the building. The interior is characterized by sturdy stone walls, vaulted ceilings, and remnants of original architectural elements, capturing the essence of its historical significance. The castle's entrance is guarded by a formidable wooden door, leading to a ground-level hall that served as a communal area for daily activities. As one ascends the spiral staircase, various rooms would be discovered on different levels, including bedrooms, a great hall for dining and entertainment, a kitchen, and potentially a chapel. Ballindooley Castle boasts a rich and captivating history.

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5 Minutes from Galway City

Set in Galway, 4.5 km from Galway Greyhound Stadium, Ballindooley Castle offers accommodation with a garden, free WiFi, a fully fitted kitchen, and a large living room. With free private parking, the property is 4.6 km from Eyre Square and 4.6 km from Galway Railway Station.

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It has borne witness to power struggles, withstood sieges, and provided shelter for numerous noble families throughout the centuries. Within its walls, countless stories and secrets lie hidden, waiting to be discovered. While Ballindooley Castle has undergone restoration and preservation efforts over time, it still retains its medieval charm and serves as a remarkable testament to the architectural expertise of its era.

The castle has a fully fitted kitchen, an open fire stove in the living room and a utility room.

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Unconfirmed bookings must be secured within 1 week of reservation date or they may be cancelled. Minimum stay 3 nights.

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Payment is normally via bank transfer but other methods can be accomodated

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For urgent issues please contact the owner directly using the phone numbers below.

What are the age requirements?

There are no age requirements but occupants enter at their own risk and extra caution should be taken with young children. The castle is a historical building constructed for defense. You will will the spiral staircase uneven, which is part of the design as attackers unaware of the different step heights would stumble while in pursuit.

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