Ardgillan Castle



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A large and elegant country manor house built in 1738, set in 194 acres of parkland, overlooking the sea and coast as far as the Mourne Mountains. There is a permanent exhibition of the 17th-century 'Down Survey' maps and various temporary exhibitions. Garden tours are available for groups of 10 or more and must be pre-booked. Guided tours of the house are conducted daily.

Ardgillan Castle
Phone : 01 8492212


  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Ground floor, toilet & tearooms accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Apr-Sep, Tue-Sun & BHs 11-6 (daily Jul-Aug); Oct-Mar, Wed-Sun & BHs 11-4.30. Closed 23 Dec-1 Jan

About the area

Discover Dublin

It is often visited on a weekend trip, but rushing around is not the best way to experience Dublin. When Ireland joined the European Union, an economic boom began that flourished in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years of the 1990s – fashion, the arts, food and Irish culture all blossomed, turning Dublin into one of the world’s hottest city destinations. Its transformation has continued into the 21st century with a technology boom.

There is something very special about this small city with its split personality – exhilarating and chic on one side but traditional, with an older generation still hanging on to pre-EU values, on the other.

One of the city’s irresistible charms is its welcoming people; so take time to relax in the pubs and cafes while absorbing the craic that is synonymous with the Irish. Slide away from the touristy themed pubs to discover the real heart of Dublin in its less well known taverns and in conversation with the locals.


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