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Castletown House

| Celbridge, W23 V9H3, Ireland
+353 1 628 8252
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Castletown is the first and largest mansion in Ireland and is just 20km from Dublin City Centre and sits on the banks of the River Liffey. The house is open daily for tours Mid March to the 31st October 2016, access to the house is by guided tour. Admission fee to the house see website for prices. FREE admission to the restored 18th century parklands, open daily throughout the year. For gate opening times see website or refer to the signs on the site. Extensive events programme which includes: Children's art and craft workshops, free music recitals, parkland tours, evening concerts, 'Family nights' in the Courtyard Café for all this and more refer to website.
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| Celbridge, W23 V9H3, Ireland
+353 1 628 8252
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After living in Celbridge for so many years we finally visited the interior of this beautiful house, Having visited the grounds so many times, it was time to go inside, and what a fabulous interior steeped in history with amazing stories, Go and visit,

Thank rugbyhead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit and had a great guide who gave a great insight into the lives of the occupants.

Thank Denis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top attraction.A must see. Take a guided tour and you will experience how colourful the history of this house is. Follow the life and actions of Lady Louisa! Nice tearooms as well!

Thank Eric J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with 2 friends on Tuesday September 19th. I'm sorry to say that my experience of the cafe was completely unworthy of the magnificent house and grounds. My friends and I ordered lunch together. They both chose quesadilla and I asked for duck salad....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Went to see the house as my son was interested in its history and architecture. Visit (self guided tour) was good and there's some changes being made from previous visits. There still is improvement works ongoing inside and outside. Inside there's new furnishings and decorations...More

1  Thank gtm_2015j
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings and beautiful outdoor scenery dog friendly but must be kept on a lead. Also you can go into the house for a tour for a fee

1  Thank finno1265tr
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Lucky enough to have a friend from Maynooth who took us here on our first day in Ireland. There was hardly anybody around and it felt like we had this huge historical and majestic place to ourselves. The guides were friendly and helpful. The rooms...More

Thank Cuchisco
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my parents and my two young children and had a truly lovely day out. The highlight for the kids was the Big Brick exhibition and the fabulous open spaces. We all loved the house itself and thought it was beautifully brought to life....More

Thank TiptreeCornflake
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We did a guided tour of house with Yvonne who was excellent. Very interesting I've lived in Celbridge all my life but never did the tour. Would recommend to everyone. We also visited the Grace Kelly Photographic exhibit and visited the dolls etc. While there...More

2  Thank Susanne K
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Visited Castletown House. Interesting tour of the house which has been beautifully restored. Saw the Grace Kelly exhibition of photographs.

1  Thank Derek B
Castletown_1722, Head Guide at Castletown House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and delighted you saw the Grace Photographs exhibition.

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26 May 2017|
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Response from Peter_01039 | Reviewed this property |
The hours vary at different times of year, but the vehicle and pedestrian gates allow access to the parklands for extended hours. From May through August, those gates remain open until 10:15 PM. TripAdvisor will not allow me... More
22 January 2017|
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Response from Alexandra P |
Playground now and fairy garden.lego exhibition at the moment also! Great place!