Gardens & Butterfly House

Exotic plants, green space and natural beauty

Set on 260 acres of parkland, the gardens and Butterfly House at Malahide Castle are a tranquil retreat just minutes away from Dublin city centre and airport. Discover 5,000 plant varieties, perfect picnic spots and much more during your visit.

WEST LAWN

In the shadow of Malahide Castle’s West Wing lies this enchanted woodland…

Stretching over 20 acres of lush grass and woodland, the West Lawn is home to our Fairy Trail – the most magical part of any visit to Malahide Castle and Gardens.


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See the magic of the Butterfly House for yourself on your next visit to Malahide Gardens. Only one in the Republic of Ireland.

Step inside the Cambridge Glasshouse so you can see 20 different species fluttering their wings. Watch them fly among tropical plants and learn more about them.


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BUTTERFLY HOUSE