Trim Castle, County Meath

Trim Castle, County Meath

The impressive ruins of Trim Castle stand alongside the banks of the Boyne and are must see attraction on your Ireland tours.

The Castle was built By Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter in the 12th century and it is the largest Anglo-Saxon castle in Ireland. The keep, which stands at 28 meters high, still has five of the original ten towers standing on its outer wall. In 1399 Henry IV was imprisoned in Trim Castle by his cousin Richard II.

Trim Castle is also renowned for the role it played in the making of Mel Gibsons film Braveheart.

So why not visit Trim Castle on your tours of Ireland.