About Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre is a vibrant visitor attraction in the beautiful heritage town of Dalkey. Dalkey is easily accessible by road or public transport (DART). It is situated on the coast about 12 km from Dublin city heading south. The area has stunning coastal scenery which has been likened to the Bay of Naples.

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre incorporates the castle/fortified town house, an Early Christian church and graveyard and a modern Heritage Centre.

The visit is by guided tour only. Every guided tour has a live theatre performance which brings the history to colourful life. Actors from Deilg Inis Theatre Company involve the visitor in their lives and stories. The visit also includes an opportunity to browse historical information along a state of the art interpretation system (in 12 languages).

At Dalkey Castle, 21st century technology meets 15th century living history, the best of best worlds!