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Dalkey Castle is popular with tourists, group bookings & corporate visitors looking for a unique, immersive, sustainable travel/tourism 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 are easily accessible from Dublin city by public transport & have coach parking nearby.

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.

Local, Professional 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 scale 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


Coach Parking Nearby

What our Visitors say...

  • star rating  Unique - Unique museum experience with live actors and nice videos explaining the interesting history of Dalkey. Highly recommended for children and adults.

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    April 2, 2024

    star rating  Perfect!  - My husband and I plus our 17 year old son thoroughly enjoyed the Dalkey Living History tour. The actors on the tour were exceptional and hearing their stories about the... read more

    avatar thumb amybO7655SQ
    April 1, 2024

    star rating  Splendid!!  - The tour was amazing!! You felt yourself like other character of the castle!! I am Spanish and i can understand and enjoy everything 🙂

    avatar thumb Mery J
    April 1, 2024
  • star rating  Well worth a visit  - Brilliant recreation of the type of characters relevant to the era. Very comprehensive explanations given. Very child friendly and inclusive

    avatar thumb trevor03488
    March 30, 2024

    star rating  Templeogue community men’s Shed monthly tour  - Today for our March tour we went to Dalkey Castle where a Lady called Minota was as our excellent host and tour guide. The tour was a mix of historical... read more

    avatar thumb Roam57622397665
    March 27, 2024

    star rating  This was the absolute best tour we have had on our entire trip! Lots of fun pleasant guides and the staff who provided the interactive part of the tour were... read more

    avatar thumb Elizabeth T
    March 24, 2024
  • star rating  We had a great time at Dalkey Castle. The performers were great and the staff was warm and inviting. I would highly recommended if you are in Dublin, to take... read more

    avatar thumb SouthBayKat
    February 8, 2024

    star rating  An unique experience. - What a pleasant experience! A special mention to our guide Mr Fran and his amazing knowledge, patience and care with our group. The actors also made an unique experience. ... read more

    avatar thumb Vendramini68
    February 5, 2024

    star rating  Excellent Santa Experience 2023 - We went to the Santa Experience and it was amazing. We have been to quite a few but this one was truly great. Very well organised, easy and really engaging.... read more

    avatar thumb Jessica O
    December 21, 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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