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Malahide Castle Co. Dublin

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Lovely walks...

Lovely walks among the trees or in wide open spaces. Visit the Castle, the playground and the... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Lynn D
Dublin, Ireland
great look at the history of a local Castle

Great tour and lots of historial information about the castle and grounds ... worth the time... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Woodstock, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A short train ride for under €4 from central Dublin drops you almost opposite the castle grounds. From there it’s about a 10 minute walk to the visitor centre and castle. I was aiming for the 3:30PM tour and luckily left plenty of time as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Lovely walks among the trees or in wide open spaces. Visit the Castle, the playground and the extensive gardens. Then the visitors centre and Avoca for lunch.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 27 November 2018

If I could give less than one star I would. I visited in the summer with a group of around fifty language students, I remember posting about it at the time but my last post seems to have disappeared... The ladies in the tourist office...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fionnuala E
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great tour and lots of historial information about the castle and grounds ... worth the time. Location was easy to get to found the gift shop to be a bit pricey but offered many uniques items.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank steven262783
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The magnificent grounds of Malahide Castle are a pleasure to wander through with wooded walks, children play areas and playing fields. The castle itself is definitely worth a visit to gain an insight into the history of it and the area. There are also some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TonyB786
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It was a long tour for such a little castle but it was interesting. Just unlucky that we had a LOT of tourist buses arrive at the same time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jacqueline f
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Just a short trip out of Dublin and you’re inside a beautiful castle surrounded by park land and gardens. Very affordable and the tour guides were fantastic. We went with Dublin sightseeing tours(Gray Line) which includes a jaunt to the village of Howth on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank smwilson91
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I really enjoyed my afternoon visiting this place. The scenery was fantastic. Nice buildings. Nice grounds. There were nice gift shops and cafes. All very good. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We visited on a lovely Irish October day and enjoyed our visit of the gardens. The tour of the castle was lively and informative. Strongly suggest a visit if you are in Malahide or in nearby Dublin.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NotatHome014
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I spent a wonderful day at Malahide Castle with two daughters and five grandchildren aged from 17 to 8 years. The playground is exceptional and there's no charge. I finally sneaked the opportunity to go on a zip line, something I've longed to do since...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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7 October 2018|
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Response from helencameron7 | Reviewed this property |
I would think the concert is outdoors. Lots of ground at the Castle. It is only a sort distance from the train station. enjoy.
7 October 2018|
Response from jamesbrubin | Reviewed this property |
They do hold concerts on the magnificent grounds. I would take a blanket or some chairs.
17 June 2018|
Response from nmayer79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can! You can pay to get in, but you don't have to be tethered to a guide. Plus you get to explore the grounds behind the castle which is only accessible via paying as well.