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9th March, please note our phone lines are down for a few days due to break in the line. Please do email reception@birrcastle.com should you need to contact us. Our reception is monitored from 10:30 to 15:30 each day.

We are open for members only and in line with Government Guidelines  under level 5 as issued on December 30th. We have 120 acres of parklands with 10km of walks open for exercise.

Revised opening 10:30 to  16:00 daily. Last entry at 3PM. 

Revised opening times and restrictions are in place for the duration of Level 5    

Further details on Government restrictions and guidelines.

Membership renewals and new can be done online (CLICK HERE) or by mailing reception@birrcastle.com

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.

Below is a snapshot video of the Demesne recorded in early Spring. It will give 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

Birr Castle Demesne

COVID-19 UPDATE under Level 5 restrictions.

Birr Castle COVID-19 Safety Charter