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ABOUT DALKEY CASTLE & HERITAGE CENTRE
Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre near Dublin City Centre, Ireland is one of the two remaining (of seven) Rare, Fortified, Medieval, Townhouse Castles from the 14th century, in the vibrant, heritage town of Dalkey.
The Castle specialises in visitor interaction with Professional Actors on:
Luxury Experiences such as a Medieval Heritage Evening.
Ideal as a day tour from Dublin and often visited alongside other local attractions, Dalkey Castle & its stunning scenic surroundings has long established itself as one of Dublin’s leading and top reviewed tourist attractions; high on ‘things to do in Dublin’ lists.
Together with the connected 10th Century Churchyard of St. Begnet, it a Recorded National Monument & Landmark which these days functions as a top-rated, popular, family-friendly, activity. It is an essential destination for anyone with an interest in Ireland’s people, culture, literature and Viking & Medieval History.
Dalkey, a vibrant town with a village vibe, sits on part of the Dublin Coastal Trail dubbed ‘Ireland’s Amalfi Coast’, popular with locals, celebrities and tourists alike. It has a wealth of boutique shops, cafes, bars & restaurants to explore after your tour.
Directions & Transport
Dalkey is on some of the most stunning coastline, with a mountainous backdrop, just south of Dublin City Centre, en route to Co. Wicklow.
Aside from by car, the quickest way to reach the Castle is by DART. The DART journey is a relaxing experience travelling along the beautiful coastline with magnificent sea views. Dalkey is approx. 30 minutes from Dublin's Connolly, Tara or Pearse stations (travelling south). Turn right on exiting Dalkey train station.
Dalkey Castle postcode for Google Maps is A96 DE61.
We are open six days a week, all year round.
Closed every Tuesday.
January - May & September - December
Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 17.30
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 17.30
June, July & August
Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 18.00
What our Visitors say...
This was the most delightful tour we have been on in years! What fun to get to interact with “real” people who lived in the castle 100s of years ago!... read more
November 27, 2023
A great experience - They did such an amazing job! A really fun tour that went into detail regarding the history of the castle, but the area of Dalkey itself. Fun with friends and... read more
November 23, 2023
Worth your time - Very welcoming and knowledgeable. Actors did a great job and were very interactive. Definitely not stop by if you have the time. It is very easy to travel to Dalkey... read more
November 23, 2023