Ireland’s East Coast: Private Malahide Castle & Gardens Day Trip with a Local

Escape the buzzing city center and explore Ireland’s picturesque east coast. The seaside town of Malahide is brimming with Irish charm and is home to one of the country’s impressive medieval castles. Enjoy a private tour of the castle’s historic interior, then wander through the extensive gardens at your leisure.

Step aboard a train and in just half an hour you will find yourself in a whole new world. The village of Malahide is the perfect blend of old meets new and its stunning surroundings will have nature-lovers jumping for joy. Start your experience with a peaceful walk through the woods in the direction of the historic Malahide Castle.

Feeling hungry? Follow your local host to one of the village’s lunch spots and enjoy a tasty meal. Then take a walk along the area’s beautiful coastline and explore its beaches before taking a short bus ride back to Dublin’s city center.

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  • What's included :
    • Entrance tickets to Malahide Castle
    • Private tour
    • Lunch - Meals
    • Local guide
    • Transportation tickets
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Food and beverages not listed as inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Malahide Castle, Malahide Demesne, Malahide Ireland

    Wander through the woods and enjoy a view of Malahide Castle as your host gives you all the local insights. Discover this dramatic medieval castle and hear all about its history on a guided tour

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Talbot Botanic Gardens, Malahide Castle Malahide Demense, Dublin Rd, Malahide Demesne, Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    From the botanical garden to large lawns, there is plenty to explore outside too. Be sure to swing by the Victorian-period conservatory and follow the fairy walk. Also, discover the Irish charm of a local village which is known as the gourmet capital of Ireland’s East Coast

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Malahide Marina, Malahide Ireland

    Swing by a local restaurant for a typical Irish lunch. Then visit popular area among local sailors - Marina is the perfect spot to take in the coastal views

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Malahide Beach, Malahide Ireland

    Continue your stroll along the coast till you reach the beach. If you are lucky you may even have it all to yourself

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Portmarnock Beach, Portmarnock Ireland

    Follow your local host along the rugged coastline and hear about the history of this area. Then hop onto a local bus which will take you back to Dublin’s city center

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Connolly Station, 1 Amiens St, Dublin Docklands, Dublin, Ireland
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Withlocals

Activity ID: V-24380P1035

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