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Group Tours

Dalkey Castle is popular with tourists, group bookings & corporate visitors looking for a unique, immersive experience and is an ideal destination for groups and associations. Click here to learn more about venue hire.

We warmly welcome group visits of all kinds from corporate away days, shore excursions, private parties & events, tour operator and destination management companies, associations and group organisers. One-off groups of up to 20 can book a slot online directly.

We offer special trade rates to tour operators, group organisers, school trip organisers, language schools, coach companies, trade companies and large group bookings, particularly recurring bookings. Such group visits must be booked in advance by email to [email protected]. You can also make an enquiry below.

Group size arrangements depend on Covid Regulations in force at the time of the visit.

Actors from Deilg Inis Living History Theatre Company bring the history of this 14th Century Fortified Medieval Townhouse Castle & 10th Century Churchyard to colourful life. Climb to the Battlements for magnificent views of Killiney Hill and the stunning scenic Dublin coastline.  Browse in the Writers’ Gallery where you be enthralled by the forty-five writers and creative artists from Joyce to Bono and Beckett to Maeve Binchy. Our guides delight in taking you through the scaled models and the interactive touchscreens have historical information in twelve languages. Dalkey is a vibrant heritage town near but away from the bustle of Dublin City Centre and the town has plenty of boutique shops, cafés, bars and restaurants catering for all tastes.

We offer luxury experiences for those looking for something even more exclusive.

Happy People on Guided Literary Walk Dalkey Castle, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
Tour Duration

60 Minutes

Age Restriction



30 People


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What our Visitors say...

  • star rating  We decided to take the Dart train out of Dublin to see the coastal area south of the city. Dalkey is a charming seaside town that offers the Heritage... read more

    May 28, 2023

    star rating  Visiting a 15th Century castle through 15th Century Eyes - Dalkey is a charming village south of Dublin. It can be accessed from Dublin via the public DART train. The Dalkey Castel tour is the perfect way to... read more

    May 27, 2023

    star rating  The best tour we had in the Dublin area - If this was just a tour it would still be excellent because it’s so informative, but part of it is also like an interactive play, which was a lot of... read more

    Elaine S
    May 27, 2023
  • star rating  A definite must do in Dalkey and good FUN - I visited Dalkey Castle with a group of friends on 11th May and what an unexpected treat that turned out to be!
    Our guide was excellent, superb presentation and wonderfully... read more

    May 12, 2023

    star rating  Interesting, informative and entertaining with three actors as a barber/surgeon, archer and cook excellent. - We visited on impulse as we were walking through Dalkey. The price of €15 for adults seemed a bit steep for such a small castle but it was well worth... read more

    May 8, 2023

    star rating  One of the best guided tours I've ever done - I didn't realise that this tour had such a rich format, firstly a beautifully filmed and clearly explained history of Dalkey island, coastline and village. Then a tour through the... read more

    Breffnie O
    May 7, 2023
  • star rating  It was a great experience. Not your usual tour. Very informative and entertaining at the same time. The archer, the cook and the barber surgeon are great. Minotta the one... read more

    May 2, 2023

    star rating  Fascinating and friendly tour - Fascinating and friendly tour. The film we were shown at the beginning a explained the history of the castle and area clearly. The tour guide was friendly and engaging. The... read more

    April 28, 2023

    star rating  Dalkey Castle. Well worth a visit - Really excellent presentation in Dalkey Castle. Extremely well prepared and eloquent tour guide who gave us a great historical background. Then the actors came in with a brilliant depiction... read more

    April 25, 2023

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

[email protected]

+353 1 285 8366

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