Guided Tour

Discover the treasures of Malahide Castle with our expert guides.

This is not just a tour of a castle; this is a trip through 800 years of history. Learn about the Talbot family and the historical events that shaped their lives, explore the private rooms and furniture and art collections, and hear tales of battles and banquets from our expert guides.

Tour Details

Guided tours of Malahide Castle are available daily, all year around, with the exception of 24, 25, 26 December. The first tour of the day is at 9.30am and the last tour takes place at 4:30pm in the summer season (April-October) and 3:30pm in winter (November-March).
Tours are approximately 45 minutes in length and are usually conducted through English by our passionate and knowledgeable guides. Audio guides are available in: Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin. Tours are suitable for children.

Book Tickets

We recommend booking your tour tickets online in advance, particularly during the summer months when tours can quickly fill up. Alternatively, you can purchase your tickets on the day in the Visitor Centre. Tour times are subject to availability when tickets are purchased on the day.
Your Malahide Castle tour ticket also includes entry to the Fairy Trail, Walled Garden and Butterfly House. 

Book online and save 10% on day admission for a limited time only.

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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) and Newbridge House and Farm, our new Annual Membership Pass makes light work of great days out for all the family!

Members can also enjoy a 10% discount on entry to other Shannon Heritage properties, 10% off in the Malahide and Newbridge gift shops, and much more...

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