Castle Tours & Guided Archaeological Estate Walks

Charles & Mary Cooper

Castle Tours

We welcome all our guests to enjoy the castle to it’s fullest by wandering around and making themselves at home.  But if you would like to find out more about the history of the building and the Cooper family the owner, Charles Cooper, conducts occasional tours of the castle and gardens covering the history of the castle and the Cooper family.

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Archaeological Estate Tours

We are delighted to have Auriel Robinson of Seatrails conduct a guided walk of the estate in conjunction with the castle tour.  There are an amazing number of sites to see on the grounds which you would not notice without the expert eye of Auriel a qualified archaeologist, including a Ha, Ha and a motte.  Auriel gives an overview of the history of the castle through the ages back to ancient times.

Dates & Times: 

July 2014: Tuesdays: the 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Please note, the above dates are subject to changes.

All tours meet at 10.00am in the bar, starting with the castle tour.  Please make sure to have sturdy shoes and waterproof coats

€7.00 per person for the castle tour only
€15.00 per adult (€5 for children) for the archaeological estate tour
€20.00 per adult (€10 for children) for both tours

Our full morning & afternoon tea and snack menu will be available after the tour. 

Group Castle Tours (by prior arrangement) for 15 people or more €60; for private Seatrails archaelogical tours please contact Auriel www.seatrails.ie