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Malahide Castle

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Address: Back Road, Malahide, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-8169538
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While you may think if you've seen one castle you've seen them all, this is not the case with the Malahide Castle! The tour guide was amazing, and it was the right balance of... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While you may think if you've seen one castle you've seen them all, this is not the case with the Malahide Castle! The tour guide was amazing, and it was the right balance of fact, history and legend and not too long for our two teenagers who bore easily! The fact that the castle is furnished and also includes fabulous... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I regularly bring my children there because of the wonderful playground. We also enjoy the Avoca, for either a full lunch or coffees, snacks and ice cream with a picnic. The grounds are beautiful for walking around. A big plus is the cycling, you can hire bikes for enjoying the scenery and getting some exercise but the family bikes are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here today for a garden visit to the walled garden and the west garden. The walled garden was lovely with some great coloured planted areas. Loved the various plant houses throughout it. The west garden had a nice walk around it. There is an amazing oak tree in the garden. Great to see a place so busy and doing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly speaking I have seen more beautiful and more interesting castle in the world. But here the gardens are good to spend some time, maybe have a picnic.

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Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A castle ready for you to view. Big enough to get a good idea of what castle life was like but small enough not to overwhelm. The gardens are beautiful. Bunnies hop on the lawn. Really a pleasant way to relax in middle of touring

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Churchville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The trip to the castle was a wonderful one. The staff were friendly and nice, the gift shop was very cute and the employees there were very friendly! This was only our second day in Ireland but Malahide helped to make it a good day. I love the food in Avoca there beside the gift shop. The grounds were lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you have a free day and the weather is fine this is a good place to visit. Most of the grounds, forest walk and playground are free but the tour of the castle, botanic garden and walled garden are €12. But if you like your history and architecture it's well worth the price. There is also a good sized... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We landed in Dublin and went directly from the airport to this castle - just a 10-15 minute drive. The grounds were absolutely beautiful and a great way to be outside after our overnight flight. There were so many various gardens and areas to see. We toured the castle and the docent was very passionate about the history of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab - weather made it all perfect alongside the wonderful Avoca restaurant and shop. Maybe a little more seating in shaded areas in the garden, though how often you'd need that in Ireland, not sure ...😎

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Hermitage, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the castle many times...the grounds are beautiful! I love that you can see the wonderful history inside the castle coupled with newer items from the Talbot family, who lived there till 1975. There are peacocks that roam the grounds and the kids loved seeing them. I also love the cemetery that is behind it. I highly recommend... More 

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