Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, Dalkey

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. Arrange your visit to Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre and discover more family-friendly attractions in Dalkey using our Dalkey trip planning site .
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  • August 17, 2017
    Nice little Village by the sea,and they have this beautiful little Castle,i live in Malahide so any village with a castle i think worth a visit.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    With friends over from the UK we said we'd visit a few places long the coast. Started in Dalkey having pre-booked a tour of Goats Castle - managed by the OPW. All staff were fantastic especially the t...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    St. Begnet's Church dates back to 900 AD. Museum recently renovated. Historic actors at Castle are wonderful  more »
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  • June 18, 2017
    Very interesting to see the dalkey book festival at weekend is full of life enjoy with glorious sunshine wandering.
  • June 17, 2017
    It is lovely to visit any time of year but especially on a beautiful sunny day like today
  • June 19, 2017
    Here for a talk with the Dalkey book festival and it was well setup and great venue for it.
  • June 6, 2017
    Historic elegant and interesting... worth a peek
  • October 17, 2016
    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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