Trim Castle:  5 Must Know Facts About this Iconic Irish Landmark

The journey to Trim Castle is a simple one.  The castle is located in County Meath, Leinster Province, just outside of Dublin, making it easily accessible to travelers from around the globe. 

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From Dublin Airport, get on the M50 ring road, and then take the M3. At Dunshaughlin, take the R154 to the appropriately named Castle Street in Trim.     

Things to Know About Trim Castle

To spend the night in the largest of the Norman castles in Ireland, head to Trim in County Meath.

That's where you'll find Trim Castle, which was built in the late 12th century by Hugh de Lacy.

The three-story keep is the center of the structure, and it was designed in an incredible cruciform shape that boasts 20 corners.

If you're a film buff, you might recognize Trim Castle from the movie Braveheart, where it was heavily featured.

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