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Malahide Castle

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Malahide Castle and Gardens Admission Ticket
From $14.46*
Malahide Castle and Gardens Admission Ticket
From $14.46*
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Malahide Castle & Gardens is a beautiful & historic medievel castle, with a facinating story dating back to the 12th Century. Located on the beautiful north coast of Dublin City Malahide Castle was once owned by the Talbot Family for nearly 800...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Malahide Demesne, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 866 6782
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Malahide was a beautiful and simple castle to tour. The guides were amazing and charismatic, they even added touches about the local ghost stories. They also were extremely kind and patient with my 3 year old/ her stroller and diaper bag and helping us store...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kellersbabe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fun day. Brian Hennessy was our guide and Kevin our bus driver. Lovely fellas. They were so personable and helpful, while being witty. The castle grounds were huge(over 250 acres?). Fact filled tour with much to see. Beautiful grounds with a botanical garden....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank S H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the Castle, it’s such a beautiful land, very well kept, and the people are lovely too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elizabethsT3023HD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful castle tour- the furnishings and stories are fantastic! Additionally, the butterfly house was such a unique experience. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zagnutmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to catch the last tour of the day! Very informative lots of information on the Talbot family and what life was like over the 800 years they lived there. Beutiful property!! I would love to come back and spend the day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mbs5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to visit when you want to leave the centre of Dublin.Very well maintained historical castle with very professional staff; Our tour guide was really into her story about this place. I just love dit. Very nice shopping centre and cafetaria next to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bombero47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 2 Adults and 2 Children... We took the guided tour and enjoyed it very much. English Norman Castle built in the 13th century. I hope that they can complete renovations and show more of the Castle. The 2 Children enjoyed the outdoor play...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our day at Malahide Castle. The tour of the castle itself was very interesting and managed to cover a lot of Ireland's history. The rooms are among the best decorated of any similar castle/house tour I've done in the past and capture different...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank schweiz2816
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malahide Castle is about half an hour drive from Dublin's city centre. It is an ancestral castle used to be owned and occupied by the Talbot's from the royal family of Norman's descent (France) for 800 years. It is now owned by the State following...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank TravellingBayong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest castles I´ve visited in Ireland as I am used to for something else and I really liked it. Our guide was nice lady ready to answer all our questions. I loved butterfly house and gardens and kids enjoyed huge...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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June 17, 2018|
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Response from Mila B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, we didn’t buy a ticket for the castle, just for gardens, so one side of the castle you will definitely see, and the inner side (and more impressive views as to me) from the gardens you won’t, but it’s still... More
Lita G
April 6, 2018|
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Response from JKEELAN | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it states in the email that you can show the ticket on your phone. I did just that and all went smoothly.
Clare D
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly access to the garden and green house was included in the 12,50 for an adult and they also had family tickets. There is a larger park around the castle which is accessible without charge. I don't know... More