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Address: Back Road, Malahide, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-8169538
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Dublin Bay and Malahide Castle Half-Day Tour
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A cool old Irish castle

The castle and gardens are worth a look. Tours depart hourly on the half hour, so if you get there early take a stroll in the gardens first. Tours are guided (our guide's name was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Lived in Maladide in teens so met the last to live there. However, had never been inside the castle till now. It was sold in 1972 to pay a inheritance tax. Local authority done a great job in restoring the casle and getting contents back on loan. Visitor centre with good shops lovely gardens and a ghost or two as... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The castle and gardens are worth a look. Tours depart hourly on the half hour, so if you get there early take a stroll in the gardens first. Tours are guided (our guide's name was Linda) and they take a lot of pride in offering up the history of the place and the Talbots, the family who owned it for... More 

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Allen, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

needed a quieter afternoon away from the city center. This was perfect for us. Must explore with a tour, reasonably priced, Stairs are a bit difficult.

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Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Malahide Castle isn't a very large castle but it does look cool and you can get a fairly interesting tour of the inside. The surrounding green is pleasant, and it has old ruins right next to it that photograph well. There are also gardens that you should visit -- when we were there, a male peacock was busy strutting his... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Malahide Castle and gardens is a must for visitors of Dublin. Use the DART and a short walk brings you there. OK, the guided tour is always depending on the tour guide. There are better ones and sometimes not. About the history of castle and the history of the owner's family is plenty to say and even more about the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We recently had an extended Family Reunion Picnic in the grounds of Malahide Castle. As the day was sunny and warm, it was an ideal venue. Picnic tables - near the carpark at the entrance to the Castle grounds, acres of grassland for the kids and the dog to run around and play ball, free parking, beautifully maintained toilet facilities... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were here last weekend in the sun. The park is just beatiful and so very well maintained. The playground is fantastic, things are close together and lots to keep kids amused. Bring a picnic as the cafe is expensive!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Malahide Castle is a small but very nice castle, the tour guide was exellent and made the visit very enjoyable.

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Malahide is really more of a historic home that has been transformed over 800 years to look like a castle. It really is quite small and the tour does not last long. The story of the family is interesting enough, but the fascination of each room you see does not last long. The surrounding gardens offer muc promise, but as... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visited this parkland and historic site on a Saturday afternoon. Ideal place to visit for young and old. It has the largest selection of trees I've seen, and that's despite being a regular visitor to stately homes and gardens in Scotland and England. The Castle is worth the tour if you like the smaller historic buildings. I felt the gardens... More 

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Address: Address: Back Road, Malahide, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-8169538
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide

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