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Making a Day of It! Other Attractions Nearby

Castletown is located in Celbridge, Co. Kildare, just 20km from Dublin City Centre. The area around Celbridge is steeped in history, and you will find some great stops to make on your day out after visiting us here. Once you have toured the house or participated in an...

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Launching Grace: Photographs, 1955-1969

A little over a week ago, on 28 May, we launched the much anticipated Grace Kelly exhibition in Castletown. Thanks to a generous loan from Galerie Ferrero in Nice, where a smaller collection of original, vintage press photographs was on display last summer to mark the...

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June at Castletown

We have lots of great reasons for you to visit Castletown this month, from a concert by soprano Emer Barry to the Irish Wolfhound Championship Show, and many more in between! Don't forget that aside from special events, the house is open daily for regular guided...

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The Castletown Parklands and Wildlife

  We are very proud of our work in presenting the Castletown parklands. The estate hosts over 60 tree species, which include Wellingtonia over 30 meters tall as well as yew, and oak over 300 years old. The lime tree avenue, which connects to the village of...

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May at Castletown

Hello from Castletown, where the weather has been so beautiful so far this month. There is so much to do outdoors at Castletown, and our visitors have been enjoying walks and picnics in the sunshine. We have a major new exhibition launching this month, as well as...

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Introducing Self-Guiding Tickets for Castletown House

  At Castletown, we are very proud of our guiding team and the feedback visitors leave – whether in our guest book, on our Facebook page or on TripAdvisor – routinely sings their praises for good reason. However, we know that there are times when visitors may...

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Welcome to the Castletown House blog!

  The launch of our new website is the perfect opportunity to start a blog which will allow us to share with you stories from the team in Castletown. We hope that you will enjoy the behind-the-scenes look at what we do. The diversity of our activities in...

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