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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 2 weeks ago
Woodstock, Canada
Something for everyone

The magnificent grounds of Malahide Castle are a pleasure to wander through with wooded walks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 December 2013

A group of us, young and old decided to stay local to experience santa this Christmas. Hadn't heard to much about the santa experience so went with little expectations however was aware that it was fully booked out so thought that was a good sign....More

5  Thank coldars
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Didn't visit the castle itself but myself and three other lads were playing pitch and putt. 6 quid was decent value for a round but the course itself was very average. There was little to no variety between any of the holes. No mounds, bunkers,...More

1  Thank John G
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All reviews avoca cafe talbot family great playground beautiful grounds and gardens sand pit visitor center is dart station children's playground dublin airport chicken club walled garden lovely place to visit nice walk open to the public huge park worth a visit lovely park
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank TonyB786
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank jacqueline f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank smwilson91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank NotatHome014
Reviewed 15 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

Thank Irish_Nana_Carmel
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day out at the new fairy garden, highly recommend. Next time we will bring lunch to have on the lawn.

Thank Foodie201119
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We came on an afternoon trip from Dublin during our mini-break. The castle is only a few minutes' walk from the train station with beautiful grounds to walk through on your way. A bargain of a tour with a very nice and informative tour guide,...More

Thank Dom T
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This extremely well-preserved castle is definitely worth a visit, even if just to walk the grounds, which is now a park. It's very close to Dublin so it's not a major road trip - there may even be a public bus that gets you there.

Thank Donna D
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6 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.
6 October 2018|
Response from jamesbrubin | Reviewed this property |
They do hold concerts on the magnificent grounds. I would take a blanket or some chairs.
16 June 2018|
Response from Nick M | 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.
9 November 2015|
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Response from Sirailin | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Malahide Castle is not a hotel. It is only available for day tours, conference rooms, or corporate type events. It is a lovely place to visit, though. ;) There are plenty of quality hotels in Malahide, and if... More