Culture & Heritage

Lady Jane Hay

Lady Jane Hay

Jane was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 1 April, 1830, but she was brought home to Scotland to be baptised on 25 May, 1830.

RCH Taylor Letters

RCH Taylor Letters

Extracts from the letters of R.C.H. Taylor, written on his journey to India, sent to his mother, Marianne St. Ledger Taylor.

Conservation of the Dining Room Chairs

Conservation of the Dining Room Chairs

Conservation of this collection was kindly supported by The Heritage Council’s 2016 Heritage management Grant Scheme. This collection of beautiful 19th century chairs has been in the Ardgillan Castle since it was opened as a heritage attraction in 1992.

Visit by Michael D. Higgins

Visit by Michael D. Higgins

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, marked the 25th anniversary of Ardgillan Castle and Walled Garden opening to the public by planting a tree in a ceremony on Saturday, May 6th.

Chelsea Flower Show, 2018

Chelsea Flower Show, 2018

We are delighted to announce that renowned florist Christopher White and our Head Gardener, Dominica McKevitt have won silver at the RHS – Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.

Ardgillan Heritage Trail

Ardgillan Heritage Trail

The team at Ardgillan Castle along with St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, have been working on a Heritage┬áTrail that will be a free amenity in the public park.