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Shankill Castle

Paulstown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 59 972 6145
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Group visit by CRRG Dublin motorcycle touring group

Elizabeth Cope was really great. A very welcoming and really witty lady! We had a great tour of... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Dublin, Ireland
Arts Festival exhibition

What an absolute delight, Elizabeth's work and Clare Omerod's were our favourites but the all the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Clare E
Devon, United Kingdom
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Shankill Castle is a castellated Queen Anne house. A family residency for artists and creative professionals, farm and splendid venue that is open to the public. We host numerous family events throughout the year. We can also host your special event, party, corporate function and other occasions.
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“graveyard” (2 reviews)
“halloween” (2 reviews)
“gardens” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Paulstown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 59 972 6145
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Elizabeth Cope was really great. A very welcoming and really witty lady! We had a great tour of the house with loads of laughs along the way!! Afterwards, we had a coffee in the quaint café in the old coach yard and stables and then...More

Thank CRRG_Dublin
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What an absolute delight, Elizabeth's work and Clare Omerod's were our favourites but the all the exhibitions and the whole set up is wonderful, a caravan with photos, donkeys grazing in the field, delicious cake in the cafe - truly a one off! Elizabeth's tour...More

Thank Clare E
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We so enjoyed this tour. The owner of this castle is an intriguing lady who offers a wealth of information. We enjoyed this tour very much with all its quirky twists and turns and many artifacts. The grounds and graveyard are a must see. Beautiful

Thank Chantelle G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It's an incredible place to spend a few nights at, quirky, charming and just incredibly sweet. Loved every minute of our two night stay. The kids had fun too running around in the garden, watching the bunnies in the morning and trying to play hide...More

Thank NettiAbuDhabi
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Its beautiful but at halloween its really spooky the family here do a great job its amazing from the minute you walk in the walk around the gardens with the story told an different surprises as u go worth a visit

Thank Chaz1975
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Visited here last August on the way to the Kilkenny Arts Festival and really enjoyed seeing the castle and gardens. Well worth a visit if you happen to be in that area.

Thank Phoebepigg
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Halloween bank holiday weekend , looking for something to do ? This is the place to go, just off the M7 at Paulstown you will find a creepy castle with a lot of history . Take the scare tour at night where you not fall...More

Thank paramedic-197
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Really enjoyed the tour around the house and Gardens of Shankill castle Paulstown. Highly recommend for a relaxing yet interesting day out. There was a group of children completely loving the magic wand making tour while we were there also. Couldnt resist tagging on for...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I did the ghost tour and I was just blowing away but how freaky the set up was. I would highly recommend the tour.

1  Thank 185marcr
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