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Malahide Castle

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Address: Castledowns Back Road, Malahide, Ireland
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+353 1 816 9538
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US$27.09*
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Half Day Trip to Malahide Castle and North Coast from Dublin
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24-Hour Dublin Hop On-Off 3 Routes and Malahide Castle Combination Tour
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Dublin Bay and Malahide Castle Half-Day Tour

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Unique side trip from Dublin

A short drive from Dublin, this castle has the history and arcitecture you would expect. The house is fully furnished. Great tour guide informative on the family history, The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A short drive from Dublin, this castle has the history and arcitecture you would expect. The house is fully furnished. Great tour guide informative on the family history, The grounds are beautiful and the welcome center has a few nice shops as well as take-away food, reasonable priced and very good.Close to the sea side and small village of Howith.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a layover of 6,5 hours in Dublin, so after reading a lot of reviews I decided to visit the castle. For those interested in visiting the castle, you can leave your luggage at the left luggage facility in terminal 1 of Dublin airport. I took a cab to the castle, I arrived there within 15-20 minutes and the... More 

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Moy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice place to visit and see, 1 hour tour could be a bit long for very young children, as my 2 kids aged 8 and 11 struggled a little with it after 15 minutes. Superb play[ark for children nearby and we took the train back into the village which was fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holy cow! My wife and I were blown away by how great this place way! Amazing gardens, beautiful lawns, and hands down the most gorgeous castle! The only way to go inside is by tour and it is absolutely worth the 12 Euro! Such a great attraction!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the train from Dublin, which an easy 25 mins journey. The castle and grounds and beautiful. We were there close to Christmas and had tickets to see Santa, which was really fun. There were some characters dressed up, which the kids loved. The playground is amazing - zip lines were a bit hit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small but lovely castle with an interesting history brought to life thanks to a very lovely guide Maria who just knew how to present it combining facts and good jokes. Gardens are so beautiful and this is a perfect place to take a long stroll on a nice sunny day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maria, our guide, enchanted us with her rich knowledge of the Castle. I didn't miss a word while she ingeniously depicted the historical remains, whether they were paintings, sculptures, furniture or simply cultural facts. She took great care of my daughter who can't climb stairs. Maria made our stay at the Castle a very pleasant and relaxing experience that we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great quaint castle with beautiful gardens that should be enjoyed, especially on a sunny day. Greatly enjoyed the tour around the castle and ended the tour with a delicious cake from the cafeteria just next door to it! A must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As far as the castle itself I would give 3 stars only because it's size doesn't compare to many of the others I have seen. However, the castle was well preserved and we had the best tour and tour guide I've ever had at a castle (and I've been to many). Bronwyn was our tour guide, full of knowledge, personality... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids all enjoyed the day. Good playground and walks. Avoca restaurant on the grounds and serves good food. The restaurant was a little expensive. Nice place to spend the day. Our teenagers got a bit board but our 8 year old had a ball

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