Snowdrop Month

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Snowdrop Festival

Snowdrop Month

As part of the Carlow Snowdrop Festival, the grounds at Shankill Castle will be open every weekend in February. Enjoy the first signs of spring on our garden and woodland walks through snowdrops, hellebores and other early spring plants.


Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd Feb, 11am–4pm
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th Feb, 11am–4pm
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th Feb, 11am–4pm
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd Feb, 11am–4pm
Saturday 29th February & Sunday 1st March, 11am–4pm


Garden entry: €5
Concessions apply
Please purchase tickets and collect a map at the castle front door.

Please enter through the front gate opposite the Scoil Bhride in Paulstown and park in front of castle. There is a wheelchair-accessible loo in the stableyard.

Please note that the Coach House Café is currently closed for the winter.