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Malahide Castle

Malahide, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 816 9538
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Malahide Castle and Gardens Admission Ticket
$15 per adult
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Malahide Castle and Gardens Admission Ticket
$15 per adult
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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 years and is one of the longest owned castles by one family in the country. Set on 250 acres of stunning parkland, Malahide Castle is also home to one of Ireland’s four botanical walled gardens with 5000 species of plants inculding a wonderful collection from many Southern Hemisphere countries. Guided tours of the castle take place daily from 9.30am all year round. Our friendly and informative guides bring to life the story of the Talbot family during the 45 minute tour through the main reception rooms & bedrooms. The modern & bright visitor centre is home to the garden exhibition area and gives access to the Talbot Botanical Walled Garden. Avoca Cafe & retail is located in the visitor centre and is a treasure trove of wonderful gifts.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Malahide, Malahide, Ireland
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+353 1 816 9538
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"avoca cafe"
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"botanical gardens"
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"dublin area"
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"day trip"
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"gift shop"
in 45 reviews
"dublin airport"
in 17 reviews
"interesting history"
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"worth a visit"
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"sunny day"
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"walk around"
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"great tour"
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Reviewed today

Took this tour at the last minute via the half day tour offered by the red hop on/hop off bus. The 17 and 20 year olds had a blast, as did we! Beautiful day to sit up top in the open air and enjoy the...More

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Reviewed today

I was so excited to visit Malahide Castle since I didn't do it on our last trip to Ireland. The castle is set on a large parcel of land and was also the venue for a cricket match. There is plenty of parking even with...More

Thank OhJackieO
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit and learn about the past of Ireland and the people of Ireland. Beautifully preserved! You feel as though you entered a fairytale. The gardens are gorgeous don’t miss that as well!!!

Thank Sheefah L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved it, beautiful castle, grounds easy to reach, well kept, great location. Plenty of car parking , good clean , tidy playground. Good facilities. A nice day out in a great setting.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely castle with a good guide. I loved the history and the attempts at authenticity. The grounds are beautiful and the staff is very knowledgeable.

Thank Denise K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First, easy to get to on the 42 bus. Our 45 min tour inside the castle was very informative. The Castle interior was not exceptional but still very nice. (I’ve been to Versaillais so that’s a 5/5) The butterflies were enjoyed by my 7y old...More

Thank Kice_Travel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was out in Malahide on Monday with my grandson decided to drop in and see this park lovely buildings nice restaurant great play ground free parking great day out

Thank Patrick H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Malahide Castle is like a fantasy land and especially wonderful for kids. The castle itself is grand and has a good inside tour, but the real treats are on the grounds surrounding the castle. There is ample space where people enjoy the lawn like a...More

Thank Dr_Dave_TX
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Reviewed 6 days ago

perfect to leave the city behind you for a few hours and to enjoy some calm but beautiful places including a butterfly house.

Thank Josi G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has so much to do for kids, big and small! My son and I spent an hour wandering around the walled garden and visiting the butterfly house before walking the fairy trail and then spending an hour in the kids play park. This...More

Thank Gillian B
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larrissaa87
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
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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.
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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
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