Trip Planner: Europe / Ireland / Province of Leinster / County Dublin / Dalkey / Historic Sites / Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre
Transport yourself through time when you visit Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, a castle and cultural center offering experiences like a live theater performance with costumed actors. Climb the battlements to overlook the sea and mountains. This castle serves as an entrance to the heritage center, where your blast into the past continues. Follow the interactive timeline as it takes you through early Christian, Viking, medieval, and Victorian times to the present day. If your schedule allows, check out St. Begnet's church and graveyard just outside, too. This seaside harbor has been home to many celebrities and writers, including Bono and Jane Emily Herbert. To visit Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre on your holiday in Dalkey, and find out what else Dalkey has to offer, use our Dalkey trip builder.
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My wife and I were very pleasantly surprised by our visit to this "castle". The guided tour lasted one hour, 8 Euro for seniors, was very interesting, amusing, informative and enhanced by interaction ... more »
Dalkey is lovely small town. Unfortunately we did not make a reservation. We could not wait for the next round so we did not go inside the castle. The tour was scheduled fix time, so It would be bette... more »
We loved our tour here! It was informative and interesting. The guides/characters were interactive and made it lively. I also liked that the castle was setup to imitate it's use back in the day (vs ot... more »
Very interesting to see the dalkey book festival at weekend is full of life enjoy with glorious sunshine wandering.
It is lovely to visit any time of year but especially on a beautiful sunny day like today
Here for a talk with the Dalkey book festival and it was well setup and great venue for it.
Historic elegant and interesting... worth a peek
A huge surprise, this small Medieval Castle in the extremely attractive town of Dalkey. Fascinating dramatic tour, Very entertaining, worth the money.Lovely gift shop with Irish made ,designed products of a very high quality. Great way to spend some relaxing time.
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