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MALAHIDE CASTLE

The magnificent medieval castle with a dramatic 800 year heritage

Generations of the Talbot family have called Malahide Castle home. Hear their stories, explore the private rooms and collections, and discover the central part this castle played in Irish political and social life on a guided tour.

GARDENS & BUTTERFLY HOUSE

Full of magic and fun, our interactive Fairy Trail is perfect for kids of all ages

Family friendly in every sense of the word, the Fairy Trail is an enchanting experience in the wooded West Lawn. With fun sculptures, fairy houses and lots of other hidden gems to find, little visitors are invited to use the interactive booklet to solve clues and answer questions on their way around the trail.

Entry to the Fairy Trail is included in castle and garden tickets. Fairy Trail Only tickets also available. Open from 9.30am, with last entry at 4.30pm in summer (April-October) and 3.00pm in winter (November-March). 

 

FAIRY TRAIL

TICKETS & PRICES

Browse our ticket selection and prices before you book!

FAIRY TRAIL AND GARDENS TICKET
Family 2+2          €24.00
Adult                   €8.00
Child                   €5.50
Senior/Student €6.00

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MALAHIDE CASTLE STORYTELLING TOUR AND FAIRY TRAIL TICKET
Family 2+2          €39.99
Adult                   €14.00
Child                   €6.50
Senior/Student €9.00

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CLASSIC CASTLE TOUR & GARDENS TICKET
Family 2+2          €39.99
Adult                   €14.00
Child                    €6.50
Student/Senior €9.00

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GARDENS ONLY 
Family 2+2         €20.00
Adult                   €8.00
Child                   €4.50 ( Does not include Fairy Trail Booklet)
Senior/Student €6.00

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CASINO MODEL RAILWAY MUSEUM AND FAIRY TRAIL  SPECIAL OFFER
Family 2+2          €40.00
Adult                   €14.00
Child                   €8.00

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Please note : An adult ticket is for anyone aged over 18 and under 65. Students may be asked for a student card or proof that they are in education. We happily accept international student cards. Senior tickets are for those aged 65 and over.

For more information visit our FAQ section HERE

Please note: The Butterfly House is currently  closed and will re-open April 2022

GETTING HERE

Just 10 minutes from Dublin Airport and 25 minutes from Dublin city centre

Open daily from 9.30am, there are lots of public transport options available to get you to Malahide Castle from Dublin city centre and plenty of free parking on-site if you bring the car. Take the bus or train from Dublin city to Malahide village. The castle is only a ten minute walk away.

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"This was a short drive from Dublin. The castle history and grounds were wonderful. But it is really the gardens that is amazing. Botanicals from all over the world. Some unusual and some familiar but very nicely arranged to compliment each other."

Joie A, July 2016

MEMBERSHIP

Enjoy a gift of magic and adventure with our Annual Membership Pass

Offering cardholders unlimited access to Malahide Castle and Gardens (including the Butterfly House and Fairy Trail), Newbridge House and Farm and The Casino Model Railway Museum