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 Birr Castle Demesne

Following on from the Government Guidelines as of 6pm on Friday 7th of August we are taking the following steps in line with limited restrictions issued:

We will continue to keep our business open with social distancing guidelines in place throughout the 120 acres of parkland and gardens.    Our Science Galleries will be closed, the playground and gift shops as well as the Cafe take out will remain open.

Please adhere to the Guidelines, the health of our team, our visitors and the wider community are of the upmost importance.      For those who have pre-purchased tickets who cannot travel, please email reception@birrcastle.com with your reference and we can organise a full refund over the coming days.

 Guidelines and new systems in place but we still have a spectacular attraction for you to visit.  For more information on safety measures and guidelines visit here. 

 Limited general admission tickets now on sale up to October 4.  PRE-PURCHASED TICKETS ARE REQUIRED TO GAIN ADMISSION

For anyone visiting Ireland and planning on a trip to Birr Castle Demesne please refer to the HSE guidelines on overseas visitors to Ireland. Thank you.

The Award-Winning Gardens of Birr Castle Demesne in Ireland are both rich in amazing feats of science and engineering, as well as rare trees and flowers, wonderful wildlife, walks along peaceful rivers and the lake. Celebrating 400 years this year, this remarkable family have resided at the romantic and inspirational setting of Birr Castle Demesne, that is now home to the 7th Earl of Rosse. The Parsons family invite you to explore one of the most extraordinary places in Ireland. Created over generations it is an environmental and a scientific time capsule.

Opening Hours and Ticket Prices can be found on our Visitor Information page.

Snap shot video recorded in early Spring 2019. This video gives you an overview to what an amazing place Birr Castle Demesne is, we do hope you enjoy!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-dfXXOp9j0

Something for everyone at Birr Castle Demesne

GUIDED TOURS

Guided Tours


Welcome to a unique and extraordinary place

FRIENDS

Friends


One of Ireland’s most extraordinary places created over generations

EVENTS

Upcoming Events


Birr Castle Events

COVID-19

Covid-19
Information

Covid-19


Information for Opening Hours, Restrictions, What is on offer & Tickets

EDUCATION

Education


Eduation at Birr Castle

I-LOFAR

I-LOFAR


LOFAR is one of the most sophisticated and advanced astrophysics research projects in the world

GARDENS

Gardens


Enjoy Birr Castle Gardens during all seasons

CASTLE

Castle


Castle guided tours visit the castle on set dates and times between May to September

Welcome to Birr Castle Demesne

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are working within government guidelines.

Further details can be found here

Birr Castle COVID-19 Safety Charter