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Castletown is the first and largest Palladian style 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 4th November 2018, access to the house is...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Castletown House & Parklands, Celbridge W23 V9H3, Ireland
All reviewsguided tourbeautiful housewell worth a visitinteresting historyfarmers marketprint roomextensive groundslast sundayold housegreat place to visitsconesexcellent tourcounty kildareoffice of public workscourtyard cafethe main housestately home
Highly recommend here.
Lovely place to visit for a park run, walk or tour.
The cafe is great serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and have always had great service and food.
Prices are very good too.
If you are interested in the irish history and you like to discover the exquisite interiors of old Manor Houses this place is a great start also the amicable and friendly staff and the guided tours, thank you Stephen, are great to follow and draw...More
The guided tour is €10 and the self-guided tour is €8. We can highly recommend the guided tour. Catherine was brilliant - she is very knowledgeable but not a know-all. She was also very happy to answer our questions. We got a real insight into...More
Took relatives here and they were not disappointed, the house itself is a fine exemplar of early 18th century plasterwork and stone finishes. The house also has most of its original fittings and furniture which is a huge bonus. Staff could not be nicer and...More
Great comfortable B&B on a family farm. Owners were very accomodating and friendly. They know a lot about the history of the area! Didn’t have time to visit the 19th century workhouse a few kms away. It sure looks like a nice thing to do...More
Inconsistent service and poorly managed. Friends left waiting half an hour after looking for service even though cafe was not busy.generally the waiting staff are pleasant but are in need of retraining. There is also inconsistency in the food re portion size, quality and how...More
The house dates from the 1700s and was furnished lavishly. After being purchased by the Guinness family in the 1960s and then turned over to OPW it has been lovingly restored with actual pieces owned by the family or period pieces where original furnishings could...More
Had a tour of the house. Fantastic history. So great we get to keep these houses.
Plenty to do. There was a craft and food market on the way in and a lively cafe too.
Parking is difficult. Glad we went early in the day....More
For a Saturday evening at 8.30, in a busy pub, the food was pretty good and there was plenty of it. Huge piece of cod for the fish and chips and a very generous serving of pork for the carvery dinner I had.
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
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 to include a link, but go to the website, then click on the Plan Your Visit and Tickets and Times links.