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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 lovely place to spend the afternoon

Gorgeous castle, great play area and a lovely open space to enjoy a picnic. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Hamilton, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This castle is just a stone’s throw north of Dublin and a easy commute on the DART. Follow the signs when you get off the DART. It is a ten to fifteen minute walk through the park to the Castle. The tour has two components; the gardens and the guided castle tour. I waited for the next Castle tour by... More 

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Kitchener Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We visited Malahide from the train up from Dublin, as a day trip. It was a fairly short train ride, and nice views of the countryside on the way there -fare was about 12 Euros each, round trip, I think. An easy 12-15 minute walk from the station to the castle grounds, past the gardens and the shell of an... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Gorgeous castle, great play area and a lovely open space to enjoy a picnic. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A nice stroll away from the train station, your ticket gives you access to the wall garden with its amazing peacocks and greenhouses, the guided tour of the castle, not too long, interesting and highly enjoyable with the right guide, and a free walk around the outer gardens. Glorious in spring and not too busy with tourists. A great Avoca... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We lived near the castle for a year and a half, and experienced most it had to offer. The children loved the playground, played soccer on the sports field, I walked in a group on the trails, dined, golfed, shopped and went to themed events. It is a lovely setting, offering a top level multi purpose facility. Lovely place for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stopped to enjoy Malahide Castle immediately after arriving in Dublin and picking up our rental car. It was Easter weekend so there were lots of families enjoying the gardens and the events arranged for children. We also enjoyed the gardens as well as the castle and the café provided an ideal place for a coffee to keep us going... More 

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atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We took a quick drive to the castle which was only about 10 min from Bewleys hotel at the Dublin airport as we had a little time before we had to return the rental car. It was easy to find an the grounds were lovely. We were there early and there were only a few people about. The grounds were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I like going visiting small villages, I was in Dublin and thought about to make a half day trip to another village where some of my friends live, but we didn't actually met. So, as a solo traveller the best way to appreciate a new place, was searching for the most famous attraction which is the Castle. While waiting my... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Tour of the castle by a very interesting and knowledgeable guide. Beautiful and very well preserved & access to two private gardens – one being a very well maintained, walled Victorian garden. Would recommend. The castle and gardens are within a huge park with beautiful wooded walks, café, playground, etc, and right next to Malahide Dart station and bus stops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic playpark for children lovely wooded walk plenty of open space to have a good run around we didn't going to the castle but walked around and went into the centre where there is a cafe and shops which is all very nice Free entry into the grounds you just pay to go in to the castle & garden at... More 

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