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Malahide Castle

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Malahide Castle and Gardens Admission Ticket
from USD 14.46*
Malahide Castle and Gardens Admission Ticket
from USD 14.46*
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“talbot family”(76 reviews)
“avoca cafe”(54 reviews)
“walled garden”(45 reviews)
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, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 816 9538
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We were only here for 15mins and our rental car was broken into, so anyone heading here dont leave anything valueable in your car!!!!!, The car opposite ours was also broken into. They still get a good rating as the castle itself was lovely and...More

6  Thank mynewlifeistravel
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Paid but saw nothing much. We took the 3 p.m. Castle tour, along with about a hundred others at the same time. We were all crammed into a single room where someone appeared to be talking but most of us had no idea what he...More

5  Thank mp s
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The castle and grounds were nice but not exceptional. Maybe if we had spent more time there we could have discovered more but we were on a bus from a tour company in town. If you go, maybe find a tour company that allows you...More

Thank Doug O
Reviewed 1 week ago

I work as a tutor for a service provider to people with health and mobility issues our annual day trip this year was to Malahide Castle with a lunch later at the Grand Hotel in Malahide village , the castle itself can only be described...More

Thank tonyclarkeperforms
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the castle and the gardens. If you are lucky you will get Aidan as your guide for the castle tour. He is amazing. Don’t miss the butterfly house and find the secret garden. There might be a peacock walking around just waiting for you...More

1  Thank JanainaLV
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this visit very much lovely grounds and plenty of parking space the avoca hand weavers on the grounds we ate ther food was excellent

Thank esthergillanders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us visited Malahide Castle and spent a pleasant couple of hours walking around the castle grounds, which still looked good in autumn colours. The castle itself has a large gift shop and cafe etc in the courtyard. The ruins of the ancient abbey...More

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely garden my kids love the playground if you are around you definetly need to pay a visit the castle is noce to visit a round Christmas

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy short Dart train ride to Malahide, cross the street, and stroll the grounds up to the Malahide castle. Rain or shine there's plenty to see and do, in fact, many locals visit daily. I took the 12.50 Euro tour which offered a little...More

Thank laurensR2174TU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a beautiful sunny day which meant that we could enjoy the extensive gardens as well as the castle. They have timed entry to the castle and a guide to show you around. Our guide was both informative about the history of the...More

Thank Lyn2905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a few days in Dublin, we fancied spending a bit of time in the surrounding area. Malahide Castle was a lovely little find, knowledgable staff, interesting castle exhibit and beautiful gardens (even at the start of winter). A short ride from Dublin on the...More

Thank MissDJ82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A “must do” guided tour if you are in the area. Tour guide knows the history and politics and adds enough humor to keep it lively . Great experience.

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18 June 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
7 April 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
18 July 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