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COVID-19 Update  2021

THE CASTLE IS CLOSED FOR TOURS at the moment due to filming and renovations taking place in the castle. 

Brambles Tearooms remains open in the castle from 10am to 4pm.
COVID certs are a requirement

COVID-19 UPDATE

There are NO TOURS available at the moment due to Filming and Renovations taking place in the Castle.

Our new craft shop  Taylor Made Crafts is now open in the main reception area of the castle.
 Brambles cafe is open for indoor and outdoor dining, and for take-out.
COVID certs are a requirement for indoor dining

What’s On

Taylor Made Crafts

Taylor Made Crafts

Taylor Made Crafts Beautifully handcrafted unique pieces locally handmade here at our new craft shop.

Brambles Rambler

Brambles Rambler

Brambles Rambler Brambles Rambler situated at the Top Carpark. Perfectly situated to grab a coffee or snack before walking through the park, or indeed a welcome reward for our younger visitors with tired legs after navigating the woodland path from the playground!...

Orienteering Course

Orienteering Course

 Permanent Orienteering Course Ardgillan Castle Instructions: Ardgillan castle has permanent orienteering posts installed and maps for 8 different courses. There are two types of post short wooden post and tall black post to which an orienteering plaque is attached....

Ardgillan Park 5K Run

Ardgillan Park 5K Run

Ardgillan Park 5K Run Ardgillan 5K park run on every Saturdays at 9.30am. All runners / walkers welcome. www.parkrun.ie/ardgillan/  

Fairy Tree Trail

Fairy Tree Trail

COVID-19 UPDATE  Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no Fairy Tree Trail maps available at the castle. Please download your map here:  Fairy Tree Trail Map & Quiz Fairy Tree Trail at Ardgillan Castle Please download your map here:  Fairy Tree Trail Map...

Group Tours

Group Tours

COVID-19 update 2021 Group tours are now self-guided.  For group tours in excess of 10 peopleplease call 01 849 2212 or email to enquire. Group Tours Groups tours are a speciality at Ardgillan where a day out can be enjoyed by groups or societies from all walks of...

Castle Tours

Castle Tours

COVID-19 update 2021 THE CASTLE IS CLOSED FOR TOURS at the moment due to filming and renovations taking place in the castle.  Castle Tours Castle tours are €5.00 per person.  Special family rate of €15.00 (2 adults and 2 children). Ardgillan Castle is open all year...

Civil Weddings

Civil Weddings

Civil Weddings at Stunning Ardgillan The perfect romantic setting can really help set the tone for your wedding day. A wedding at Ardgillan is a chance to significantly enhance your special day – and the elegant Ardgillan Castle provides the perfect backdrop for...

Castle Tea Rooms

Castle Tea Rooms

COVID 19 UPDATE 21.09.2020 Brambles Café will continue to operate a take-out service in the Tea Rooms, the park and playground remain open and the public toilets are also still open. Due to the Level 3 restrictions currently prevailing in County Dublin, unfortunately...

Civil Weddings

Ardgillan Castle provides the perfect backdrop for couples who choose to have a civil wedding.

Civil Weddings

Green Flag Awards 2020

This year’s Green Flag awards were hosted here at Ardgillan recently by Fingal County Council. Ardgillan Demesne was a recipient of the Green Flag for yet another year. This video was put together as a memento of the awards’ day and it encapsulates the ethos behind both the Green Flag and the stunning Ardgillan Demesne.