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Shankill Castle

Paulstown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 59 972 6145
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Shankill Castle Birthday Party

Shankill Castle is a find hidden in Ireland, It is a magical mysterious gem. I was there recently... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Stunning visit, gorgeous cafe

Beautiful cafe in beautiful surroundings. Run by a lovely couple who make the atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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“lovely couple” (2 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Paulstown, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 59 972 6145
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shankill Castle is a find hidden in Ireland, It is a magical mysterious gem. I was there recently for a 50 Birthday Party and from start to finish I really enjoyed my stay. From driving in the drive way to coming to the Castle. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful cafe in beautiful surroundings. Run by a lovely couple who make the atmosphere and ambience well worth the visit. All the food is organic and handmade on site. Best cappuccinos we've had in Ireland. The grounds of Shankill Castle are absolutely stunning and well...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ELIZABETH and GEOFFREY were wonderful Guides and this house is certainly a home. They obviously love this house and the tour was so enjoyable, with Elizabeth telling us anecdotes about the history of the house and also family stories. Due to the water shortage, the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous experience in an eccentric kitch castle .Friendly open delightful experience.A very good experience with lots of secret delights.Certainly would love a return visit.Totally recommend for anyone seeking a different weekend in gorgeous surroundings .Unique in every way .

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Shankill Castle is a beautiful country home owned by local family. Its great to see the next generation having the interest and enthusiasm to want to put their time and effort into rejuvenating this great place. The house and courtyard are amazing as are the...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Having seen this on tv we decided to pop out to the coffee shop. Lovely selection of teas & coffees in a charming old building. We then decided to have a look around the grounds which are beautiful & a step back in time. The...More

Thank bricKildare
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My sister and I brought my daughter and niece for a drive with the intention of getting lost for a while and see what tourist attractions are in out beautiful countryside we decided against using google maps and have a go at using road signs...More

Thank mandyh2012
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A little piece of heaven. We walked the gardens (with our little dog on his lead) and got lost in the serenity of Shankill. Then we sat outdoors at the Café drinking coffee and eating cake. This is not to be confused with a Kilkenny...More

Thank Fiona W
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We stopped off here for afternoon tea on our way elsewhere, and we were so glad we did. A thoroughly lovely, rustic experience, sitting outside in the courtyard in beautiful sunshine, sound of the rookery and birdsong nearby. It all felt utterly timeless and our...More

Thank Susannah K
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Shankill Castle is a fascinating place. This is a family home but Elizabeth Cope was very welcoming and informative and showed us round some very nice rooms. Elizabeth provided extremely interesting stories about the history of the house, it's contents and her own family. Probably...More

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