Malahide Castle & Gardens

Back Rd, Malahide, Dublin

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Malahide Castle & Gardens

A magnificent Malahide Castle dates back to 1175 making it one of the oldest castles in Ireland and was home for Talbot family for more than 800 years. The Talbots were one of Ireland’s most prominent families, were involved in some of the key moments and events in Irish history.

Malahide Castle’s interpretive area on the ground floor is a great way to find out a little bit more about the castle and it’s rich history ,the facinating story of the Talbot Family, including some of the ghostly residents! The information shares the life of Talbot family members and even some very personal glimpses in the castle.

Talbot Botanic Gardens is a must to see- there are 4 botanic gardens in Ireland, and one of them is within the Malahide Castle grounds.

Walled garden (self guided)

Lear about the Victorian Greenhouse, the Peach House, the Old Rose Garden, the Pond, the Alpine Yard,  and much more.

Otther attractions: Discovery Room, Project Roomseven glasshouses, over 5000 species of plants, lots of green area, wild life and trees are believed to be 400 years. There is also a nice children playground, coffee shop, visitor centre and craft shop.

Beautiful castle set on 270 acres was a big part of Medieval Irish history and witness some important moments of Irish stormy history. The castle is open for public and it’s one of the most liked attractions in Co. Dublin and offers different things to do for all family.

Opening Times

Malahide Castle and Gardens is open daily to visitors from 9:30am to 5:30pm. We are closed on 24, 25 and 26 December.

Entry Cost

Malahide Castle Guided Tour (including acess to Gardens, Butterfly House and Fairy Trail)
Adult €14 | Child €6.50 | Family from €35
Interactive Fairy Trail booklets available for €2

Gardens, Butterfly House and Fairy Trail
Adult €7.50 | Child €4 | Family from €20
Interactive Fairy Trail booklets available for €2

Fairy Trail Only (including booklet)
Adult €7.50 | Child €5 | Family from €22
Concession rates for students and seniors are also available.
Under 3's go free.

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