Trim Castle, County Meath, Ireland

Updated On: June 22, 2018

Historic Castle in Ireland

Trim Castle is a beautiful Norman castle on the south bank of the River Boyne in Trim, County Meath, Ireland. It is considered the biggest and best -preserved Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. Trim Castle was as built by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter as the caput of the Lordship of Meath.

This castle holds centuries of history that is worth coming to County Meath to visit this amazing place. This castle gained a lot of popularity after it was used in the Braveheart movie which was directed by Mel Gibson.

In 2000 Trim castle was officially opened to the public after a long period of restoration. Due to safety reason visitor can only explore the castle through a tour, you can gain access to the castle grounds and enjoy the magnificent site.

The castle itself is a unique design and is an example of experimental military architecture that was popular during that time.

Have you ever visited Trim Castle? Any other castles in Ireland (North or South) that you enjoyed visiting? We would love to hear all about it 🙂

Also, check out some of our other blogs that might interest you; Dundrum Castle, Dunguaire Castle, Legendary Castle in Ireland, Carrickfergus Castle, The Historic Castle Saunderson, Book of Kells, Enniskillen Castle Museum.

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