Castletown House and the Biodiversity Garden have closed for the Winter and will re-open in Spring 2022.
The recently restored eighteenth-century designed parklands and river walks are open every day throughout the year. There is no admission fee to walk and explore the parklands. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead and are not allowed in the lake, as there is wildlife nesting.
Opening/closing times for the gates to the estate are as follows:
Batty Langley Gate (pedestrian access):
07:30 – 21:00 April & September
07:30 – 22:15 May to August
07:30 – 22:00 October to March
Celbridge Avenue Gate (pedestrian access):
07:15 – 21:15 April & September
07:15 – 22:15: May to August
07:15 – 19:45 October to March
M4 Gate (vehicle access):
07:00 – 21:30 April & September
07:00 – 22:30 May to August
07:00 – 20:00 October to March
The Heritage Card
Get free admission to all fee-paying OPW Heritage Sites in Ireland for one year from the date of first use with the Heritage Card! Heritage Cards are available from the ticket desk in Dublin Castle and represent great value: in Dublin, for example, you can get free entry to Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Gaol or Casino Marino with the Heritage Card. To see a full list of OPW Heritage Sites in Dublin and around the country, please click here.
The Heritage Card costs as follows:
Senior (60+) €30
Student (valid student ID required) €10.00
Child (12-17) €10
Family (max. 2 adults & 5 children) €90
Click here for more information on the OPW Heritage Card.
School visits are offered free of charge, however, advance booking is required. To arrange a school visit or to enquire about our workshops and other educational sessions, please contact us.
To find out more about our education programme or to see what education resource packs we offer, please click here.