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Malahide Castle and Gardens

How far back can you catalogue your family tree? Well at  Malahide Castle and Gardens the history of the Talbot family dates back to as far as 1175 and is one of the oldest castles in Ireland, set on 260 acres, this magnificent & historic castle was home to the Talbot family for over 800 years.

There are four main reception rooms and bedrooms open to the public as part of our guided tours of the castle. Our knowledgable and friendly guides will take you on a journey through time and give you an extraordinary glimpse into the life in the castle during the 800 years that the Talbot family resided there- right up until 1975!

Our guided tours start from 9.30am daily all throughout the year ( except 3 days in December) and last approximately 45 minutes, however allow plenty of time to roam through our private gardens, visit our interpretive areas and simply enjoy the beautiful surrounding parklands at Malahide Castle. Guided tours are available in 6 different languages via our interactive audio sets, we have German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian. All our tours are conducted by an English speaking guide. Our last guided tour is at 4.30pm and 3.30pm from November through to March.

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Malahide Demesne
Co. Dublin

+353 01 816 9538



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We didn’t visit the castle, but the butterfly house and the gardens were beautiful. Clean toilets and plenty of parking.

- Kay A - 18-05-2021