Castletown House 

Celbridge, Co. Kildare. castletown@opw.ie; www.castletown.ie; Twitter @opwcastletown; Facebook: castletownhouse; Facebook: heritageireland. T: +353 1 6288252. Just 20km from Dublin City centre. Located at Exit 6, M4 for vehicle access or take the 67 bus to Celbridge's Main Street, with the house a 10-minute walk through the picturesque parklands. Open Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm, Mar-Nov, with guided tours on the hour. Bookings of eight or more can be made by phoning 01 6288252. Map.

Exhibitions to be rescheduled post-Covid-19

 

Located in the heart of the Liffey Valley, Castletown House is Ireland’s first and finest Palladian mansion. Built in the 1720s for William Conolly, Ireland’s wealthiest commoner, the extraordinary scale, decoration, plasterwork, and collections at Castletown, as presented today alongside the restored 18th-century designed parklands, walks,
café, and family events, continue to enliven this unique 

architectural masterpiece.

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