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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


Coach Parking Nearby

What our Visitors say...

  • star rating  I visited on a quiet Monday afternoon in September. The actors scattered throughout the castle and who popped up on cue were absolutely brilliant!

    They cleverly mixed details... read more

    Cathal K
    September 4, 2023

    star rating  This is the absolute best time I've had at a medieval castle and... I've been around.
    The place is awesome and the live actors are extremely entertaining, informative as well... read more

    September 1, 2023

    star rating  Brilliant - Excellent presentation by actors dressed in the clothing of the time. Brilliant interaction with children which made it great fun. . Angie was very informative on the background information which... read more

    August 29, 2023
  • star rating  History came to life in Dalkey Castle - History came to life in Dalkey Castle. While the friendly staff explains the strategic importance of Dalkey and the castle in history, it is also possible to experience it with... read more

    Beyza Y
    August 23, 2023

    star rating  We live locally and made an unplanned visit here today after passing by. We were initially skeptical that it would be worth the expense with two 7-year-old boys, who tend... read more

    August 19, 2023

    star rating  Fun and Informative! - Visiting Dalkey and had the opportunity to visit this amazing place. The museum was small, but filled with interesting historical details, in many different languages! Photos, models, a short video,... read more

    August 18, 2023
  • star rating  Myself and my friend had a brilliant time visiting dalkey castle. Our tour group was small, and we were first shown an informational video about the history of the castle.... read more

    Rex F
    August 10, 2023

    star rating  Great  - I was impressed with the experience. Everything from the time I was greeted by reception to the guide and reenactors who go above and beyond. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience... read more

    Derek K
    August 6, 2023

    star rating  Living history tour is brilliant! - We visited the heritage centre whilst we stayed in Dalkey. We did the living history tour and it was a very entertaining way to spend an hour! The actors were... read more

    Alex J
    August 6, 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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