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Address: Back Road, Malahide, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-8169538
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Great tour!

We did a 5 hour tour that included Malahide Castle and a stop in Howth for lunch. Our guide was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Bettie B
Farmville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

This was well worth a visit but we would have liked to spend more time there, we will be visiting again on our next visit to Dublin area, we visited in the afternoon and it was very busy which meant we had to wait to get around the castle but we did find it very interesting and we will be... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful grounds and gardens. The castle is very interesting as it features different design eras (medieval, Tudor, and rococo) as it was built over time. The tour was very good and the guide engaging. Wished we had more time to spend here but we came on a bus tour and were limited in how long we could spend.

Farmville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

We did a 5 hour tour that included Malahide Castle and a stop in Howth for lunch. Our guide was great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

A great place to visit, more for the grounds and the shop rather than the castle itself. The castle tour is quite short and whilst a good castle, nothing that amazing - however its a great day out and a great place to exercise the children.

st louis,mo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

It was nice to see a castle that was not a ruin. The tour was very interesting and it was obvious that our tour guide loved her job and the castle. Almost like visiting Downton Abbey.

Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

As not many things to do in Dublin area it is worth traveling to Malahide. The castle is quite relaxing with huge green meadows and aristocratic castle features

Vantaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Caroline was great guide and we really enjoyed the tour. The history of the castle was facinating. Beside of the castle there is shop full of food, books, clothes and everythin else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We are traveling with our two year old and she wasn't feeling the castle tour, I thought it was great but we only made it through 30 minutes out of the 45 minute tour before we absolutely had to leave. We took her to the beautiful playground which is a short walk behind the visitors' center. There is a large... More 

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Stawell, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We visited recently after going there previously six years ago. The tour is greatly improved with more rooms now open. Our tour guide was lovely and provided lots of information. The castle itself is beautiful and the rooms well restored

Wallington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Beautiful grounds quaint castle, A few shops too. We didn't go to the playground area but from a distance it looked good for the children. They have a tea room and toilet facilities. Took the scenic tour train to the beach and Malahide great fun! Malahide itself has lovely tea rooms, shops and of course good Irish pubs!

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