Discover coastal villages and enjoy a guided tour of Malahide Castle on this popular half-day trip from Dublin.

• Hear the history of Malahide and explore its grounds.

• Enjoy a coffee and pastry in quaint local eateries.

• Stop off in the fishing village of Howth.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Malahide Castle Half-Day Trip:

Expand your sightseeing holiday to Dublin with a day tour to Malahide Castle via the scenic coastal roads leading north-east out of the capital. This half-day excursion also makes a stop at the fishing village of Howth, which is situated on a peninsula just 10 miles north of Dublin city centre.

You'll have a chance to hop off the tour bus and explore both on foot. The excursion even includes a live guided tour of Malahide Castle.


  • All Year Round, Daily.


  • Multi-lingual guides at Malahide Castle.

Tour Times / Frequency:

  • Twice Daily: 09:30 and 14:00.

Departure Point:

  • 13 Upper O'Connell Street (City Sightseeing Shop).


  • Approx. 4 Hours.

Ticket Types:

  • Adult tickets aged 18-64 years.
  • Child tickets aged 3-14 years.
  • Senior tickets aged 65+ years.
  • Student tickets aged 15-17 and over with valid student ID.

Tour Details:

Malahide Castle is a fun and modern family attraction. The guided tour delves into the history of the Talbot family, who occupied the building from 1185 to 1973, and also offers an interpretation of the castle's ground floor.

You'll have plenty of time to listen to the experienced guides as well as walk around the stunning, well-kept gardens. See the newly opened visitor centre in the ground's courtyard, with its interpretation and exhibition area which recants the story of the walled gardens as seen through the eyes of 'Lord Milo Talbot'.

As this tour makes its way to Malahide via the scenic coastal roads it will stop off at the little fishing village of Howth. Visitors can hop-off the bus and have a leisurely wander around the charming harbour area, bars and restaurants.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon booking your Malahide Castle Tour you will receive an electronic ticket voucher immediately via email.

You can either print or present this on a mobile device to staff at the departure point - 13 Upper O'Connell Street (City Sightseeing Shop). It will serve as your pass to join the tour.

Please arrive here at least 15 minutes before your selected departure time (09:30 or 14:00).

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