Parkes Castle

Parkes Castle
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Looking for: Historical, Heritage, Parks & Gardens
Address: Fivemile Bourne, Co. Leitrim
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Outdoors
Telephone: +353-71-9164149

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 craftsmenship. Access for visitors with disabilities to ground floor.

Opening Hours

21st April - 28th Sept: Daily 10.00 - 18.00

Last admission 45 minutes before closing  

Average Length of Visit:  1 Hour

Admission Fees

E Adult: €3.00
Sen/Group: €2.00
Child/Student: €1.00
Family: €8.00


Exhibitions, toilets and toilet for visitors with disabilities, public car / coach park close to the site.

Restaurant/Tearooms: Open during the high season