Luxury Experiences

Group Bespoke Experiences - Advance Booking - Min. 10 Required


Dalkey Castle is pleased to offer group luxury experiences for those looking for a little more exclusivity.

Luxury experiences include a Medieval Heritage Evening, a Joycean experience, a Maeve Binchy exclusive & a Literary Legends evening worthy of the stars.

Particularly popular with corporate clients and destination management companies, these experiences are available to all larger group bookings. A minimum number of 10 people and advanced booking is required.


Magical Medieval Heritage Evening

Steeped in history & heritage, Dalkey Castle is a medieval masterpiece tucked away on the southern corner of Dublin Bay. Join us in an exclusive, private, medieval heritage evening in a genuine 14th Century Fortified Medieval Townhouse Castle.

Feel yourself steeped in history as you walk through atmospheric Church grounds which have graced this land since Early Christian times. The site is a National Monument and Landmark.

Be enthralled and entertained by costumed, professional actors & experienced tour guides who bring Ireland’s history to life in rich and vibrant detail with stories inspired by local folklore, passed through the generations.

Welcoming guests from all over the world, we now invite you to join us for an evening of great Irish entertainment, craic and merriment in the unique and dramatic surrounds of one of Ireland’s most iconic landmarks.

Private dining, could be arranged at one of Dalkey’s gourmet restaurants or the famous gastropub, The Queen’s, next door additionally.

Costumed Actors on Guided Tour at Dalkey Castle. Ideal day tour from Dublin
Maeve Binchy outside Dalkey Castle, Dublin, Ireland

Maeve Binchy – The Heart of Dalkey

Enjoy an exclusive immersion in the life and times of world-famous author Maeve Binchy in her adored hometown of Dalkey. This thrilling experience for Binchy fans is curated and hosted by Maeve’s friend, award-winning theatre director, Margaret Dunne.

Begin in the Writers’ Gallery with our knowledgeable guides and a video of Maeve talking about her writing. Follow her footsteps on the Marvellously Maeve Guided Walk around the town full of local knowledge which cannot be found in any guidebook.

Complete the experience with a special theatrical adaptation of one of her plays.


Rejoyce! Discover James Joyce’s Dalkey

Dalkey Castle is delighted to offer an exclusive celebration of James Joyce’s Dalkey, hosted by a renowned local Joycean expert.

Ulysses springs vividly to life during this memorable experience, featuring dramatisations and a magical guided walking tour of Joyce’s local settings and inspirations.

Feel the connections as you see Coliemore Harbour, the spot in which Joyce’s father kept a boat and competed in the Dalkey Regatta. Discover in real life the school Joyce himself taught at for a time which features in his work.

Dalkey Heritage - REJOYCE - Luxury Experiences
LUXURY EXPERIENCE- Discover Dalkey's Literary Legends, Dalkey Castle, Dublin, Ireland

Discover Dalkey’s Literary Legends

From Samuel Beckett to Bono and James Joyce to Maeve Binchy, some of Ireland’s most famous names share a connection to Dalkey.

Discover Dalkey’s Literary Legends is a uniquely devised, illuminating experience.

Revel in the entertainment which features a guided literary walking tour of Dalkey’s quirky streets followed by private dining & a magical, entertaining, theatrical evening of excerpts performed by professional actors.


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Contact Us

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre
Castle Street, Dalkey, Co. Dublin,
Ireland, A96 DE61

[email protected]

+353 1 285 8366

What our Visitors say...

  • star rating  Excellent  - Our guide monatta was so friendly and knowledgeable and archer ciaran was absolutely fantastic in his role, we were all amazed how he could joke back and forth with our... read more

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    May 27, 2024

    star rating  Castle Tour - What a fantastic tour! We traveled from Virginia and luckily discoved the castle. A very nice, friendly and professional staff welcomed us when we arrived. The rest as one might... read more

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    May 27, 2024

    star rating  Great!!  - I only stumbled on this place whilst out tootling in the good weather. Ordinarily I wouldn't have gone as would have thought it to be childish. BUT! I am so... read more

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    May 25, 2024
  • star rating  Dalkey Castle is an experience - The tour guide and cast were all amazing. They definitely love sharing the history of Dalkey and its castle. The tour was well thought out and provides a... read more

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    May 20, 2024

    star rating  Dalkey Castle is a wonderful jewel in quaint town.  - All the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. The three historical actors were excellent and really enriched our tour. Anthony, our archer was a most delightful guide. My travel friend... read more

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    May 19, 2024

    star rating  Amazing visit!  - I highly recomend this visit! the actors and the guide were excellent and I learned a lot of interesting stuff, not only history and dates but also lots of details... read more

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    May 14, 2024
  • star rating  Fantastic, Fun and Educational Experience  - I absolutely loved this tour. It was amazing to see the history of this stunning building come alive and I felt the experience was great value for money. I loved... read more

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    April 28, 2024

    star rating  Great and interesting tour  - Great tour and local history. Super guide and amazing actors, definitely worth a visit this year or summer into Heritage free tours when available

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    April 26, 2024

    star rating  Informative and very interesting.  - A most informative, entertaining and well presented tour. I found this by chance and so happy I did. I highly recommend it.

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    April 18, 2024
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