Castle & Garden Tours

Shankill Castle is a living museum in Ireland’s Ancient East. Wander through time and explore our unique heritage and culture on a guided tour around the castle, when you will learn about the history of the house as well as view the antique collection and its eclectic contents juxtaposed against vibrant contemporary art work.


Visitors can roam the extensive gardens, visit the old church and graveyard, steal a few raspberries in the walled garden, visit the donkeys and get lost on a romantic woodland walk.

Opening times: 

Castle tour:
3pm, Thursday – Sunday, April – 3rd November.
€10 per person including entry to the gardens.

Garden visit:
10am – 5pm, Thursday – Sunday, April – 3rd November.
€5 per person.

Please purchase tickets for the gardens and castle tour at The Coach House Café in the stableyard.

The Coach House Café at Shankill Castle:
10am – 5pm, Thursday – Sunday, April – 3rd November.

We work with local national and international tour operators and individuals such as Carlow ToursTour Operator Ireland, My Ireland Tour and Agri Tours Ireland  in tailoring your visit.