This is one of the oldest castles in Ireland, situated in Malahide, it has over 260 acres that remind you of the incredible history that the walls of the castle and its gardens have witnessed.
There are many activities that you can do when you visit the castle and you will have an amazing day with your family and friends.
You can start by taking a tour of the castle itself with the friendly guides that have vast knowledge in regards to every section of the castle. The reception rooms are gorgeous and so are the halls and drawing rooms. There is a huge number of paintings and furniture that decorate the floors and walls of the castle.
The guided tours get started at 9:30 in the morning. BOOK HERE
There is a visitor centre and a garden exhibition that is home to a huge number of plants and botanical gardens that will make you feel in touch with nature. The garden will have a completely different look depending on the time of the year that you decide to visit. The visitor centre is buzzing with visitors and locals enjoying all there is to offer:
- Museum Shop
- Avoca Retail
- The Malahide Outdoor Store
- The Irish Centre for Cycling – where visitors can hire bikes to simply just tour the grounds or for the more active.
Along with visiting the Castle itself, the grounds have a lot to offer and its fantastic. You can enjoy a walk, run or a gentle stroll around the grounds and feel like you are in the countryside. There is a fantastic 9 hole, par 3 golf course and pitch and putt, tennis court, basketball court and a playground like no other.
Malahide is known as one of the most beautiful and highly regarded places for anyone to live in Ireland. The town has grown into a very prosperous and unique place that has plenty of activities for everyone. A lot of tourism is found in this area thanks to all the fun activities available by the sea.
AND if you are looking for a bite to eat, well the restaurants in Malahide village serve some of the best food in Ireland and yet another reason why this has become such a popular spot for local and foreign tourists alike.