Parkes Castle

Parke's Castle

Contact Details


Co. Leitrim,
F91 FP71
Tel: +353 (71) 916 4149

Fax: +353 (71) 916 4546




Opening Hours


26th March - 30th September

Daily 10.00 - 18.00

Last admission 45 minutes before closing

Average Length of Visit: 1 Hour

Admission Fees

Adult: €5.00
Group/Senior: €4.00
Child/Student: €3.00
Family: €13.00


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


Following Government guidelines this site is closed until further notice.

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.

Location: On the Sligo-Dromahair Road (R286), 11 km from Sligo Town or 7 km from Dromahair

Bus Route(s):

Contact Bus Eireann +353 (1) 836 6111  

Guided Tours:

Available on request
Maximum No: 25     
Duration: 40 Minutes

Leaflet/Guide book: English, Irish, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Seasonal Events: Please check in advance using contact details listed above

Photography/Video allowed:  Yes, but permit required for commercial purposes