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 Birr Castle Demesne

LATEST COVID-19 UPDATE: Limited tickets now on sale for early part of Phase 2. 

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO NOW HAVE LIMITED GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AVAILABLE TO BUY FOR OUR PUBLIC OPENING UNDER PHASE 2 OF THE GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES.  ALL ADMISSION TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE FOR DAY OF YOUR VISIT.   

Reopening from 8 June with opening hours from 10:30 to 16:00 each day. Revised opening hours and ticket availability will be monitored in line with guidelines and within the constraints of our business.

Access and full details can be found here.

WHAT WE WILL HAVE OPEN:

  • THE MAIN PARKLANDS OF 120 ACRES WITH GARDENS
  • THE GREAT TELESCOPE
  • THE QUEST TRAIL FOR ALL THE FAMILIES TO ENJOY
  • CAFE (TAKEAWAY ONLY)
  • GIFT SHOP  

We will continue to monitor the situation carefully and we will continue to update our website and social media  with more information over the coming days.  

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

VISIT

Open Hours


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