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Malahide Castle

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Address: Castledowns Back Road, Malahide, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-8169538
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Nice trip and great tour

My husband, toddler and I went here for a nice side trip on our vacation. The grounds are really impressive, and are stroller friendly, and worth the walk around. You have an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Maryland, United States
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Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband, toddler and I went here for a nice side trip on our vacation. The grounds are really impressive, and are stroller friendly, and worth the walk around. You have an option in the Visitor's center to rent a bike as well. There is a playground that is really nice also. The gardens are very pretty, and a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The castle has two gardens. The second gardens - the West Lawn is a little further from the entrance but is larger -16 acres and has two walks - one is a fern walk. The Castle has a number of artefacts that are of interest in regard to its history. The Avoca cafe has good deals on hit Denis with... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the castle as part of a tour which included a coastal trip to Howth.The castle was very interesting and the guide very good we had excellent weather which made the tour all the better also the guide on the bus was very knowledgeable

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Thank Dave M
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A walk around Malahide castle is good for the soul. Avoca is present for a coffee or play golf, tennis or football , lots of space for a run on the weekend, highly recommend the castle.

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our tour guide was excellent. Her knowledge and delivery were entertaining, and she kept the children in the group continually occupied. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the castle and the beautiful grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we took a tour of the castle and Howt on the coast. our guide was an older gentleman with an interesting conversional style. the castle has a guide who gives you an in depth history of the castle which is well preserved

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Derbyshire, england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on Friday 19 August as a group of 4 (3 adults and a toddler). Staff were lovely and really helpful, from the woman (originally from Nottingham - didn't get her name) through to our tour guide (the 2.30 tour). Really impressed with everyone's comfort and patience with young children, and our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Great job :-)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great example of heritage in Ireland,loved that it was owned by the same family for 800 years. Enjoyed the history of the castle and the beautiful grounds surrounding it.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 25 people up to the Castle for a tour - i must admit i had gone up on my own to see location / time to walk from town etc and i was personally disappointed at the size of the Castle compared to many castles i have been to - Windsor / Edinburgh and other Castles around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a tour early in the morning so there were only three of us on the tour, which was lovely because we could see everything and the castle wasn't that crowded. The tourguide was lovely, she told us a lot about the castles history and its earlier inhabitants. She also explained the ghost stories about the castle. After the... More 

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