Dalkey Castle Living History Tour

Embark on a delightful excursion outside of Dublin's city centre where medieval history is brought to life in an exciting and creative way!

What can I expect
  • Uncover rich history and heritage.
  • Enjoy an interactive and guided experience.
  • Step back into the 10th and 14th Century.
  • Observe breathtaking views.

This must-visit tourist location in Dalkey is loved for its scenic surroundings and unique stories which are brought to life by interactive costumed actors who promise a memorable adventure through Dublin's past. Uncover the intriguing history of this distinctive 14th Century medieval castle situated in the renowned and picturesque heritage town.


Journey through the atmospheric 10th Century graveyard site, coupled with the nearby castle, forming a recognised Irish National Monument and Landmark while learning significant and exciting insights from knowledgeable guides.

Visitors of all ages are invited to admire the castles traits including battlements, the Murder Hole, Stocks, and other ancient surprises. From longbow demonstrations by the archer to sustainability masterclasses by the cook, explorers will truly be brought back in time in a memorable way.


The Heritage Centre which will also be included in the tour features a Writers Gallery and showcases local connections such as Bono and Beckett and other Irish legends. A range of interactive screens and scale models are waiting to be discovered, indulge in a cultural and medieval adventure now!


How to get there:

From City Centre travel on the DART from Connolly Train Station or Tara Street Train Station to Bray, get off at Dalkey Station. The journey takes about 30 mins and is a 4 minute walk from there. 



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  • Location - Castle St, Dalkey, Dublin, A96 DE61
  • Please bring electronic or paper version of your ticket to gain entry.
  • Open six days a week, all year round.
  • **Closed every Tuesday**
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