Epic Guide to Malahide Castle and Gardens near Dublin, Ireland. Interior and Exterior photos, tour information, and more.
Malahide Castle & Gardens
The tour of Malahide Castle includes time to look around outside and a guided tour inside the castle. I was in awe of the castle from the moment we walked up to it.
I am pretty sure I could have spent hours just taking pics of the outside and the grounds. The walk up to the castle is really easy and filled with things to see. The ground is flat and easily walked along.
Malahide Castle is surrounded by 268 acres of woodlands, parks, and walled gardens. The castle was the home of the Talbot family for nearly 800 years.
How nice would it be to have a castle passed down to you from prior generations...
I wish we would have had more time to explore the gardens and woodland walks at Malahide. The area was incredibly popular with locals out walking and jogging with their families.
This area looks like it would be perfect for a day outside of Dublin. The grounds are perfect for a picnic and lots of fun family time relaxing.
This medieval castle dates back to the 12th century. The oldest part of the castle dates back to the 12th Century. Many generations of the Talbot family lived in the castle from 1195 to 1976! That is over 791 years of the family living in the castle.
Malahide Castle Tours
There are a couple of different tours offered at Malahide Castle.
Castle tour ticket includes entry into the Botanical Gardens & Butterfly House
The castle tour will last approximately 40 minutes.
Audio guides are available in Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and Mandarin.
Fairy Trail Tour
The Fairy Trail Tour is perfect for families. There are fun sculptures, fairy houses, and a ton of hidden gems to search for as a family.
The trail is around 1.8km long and takes approximately an hour and 15 minutes to complete.
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