Plan Your Visit

  1. Select your tour option and preferred dates
    We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance for most tour options and three weeks in advance for the special events.
  1. Contact the education team to check availability and to provisionally book your session
    Phone: 057 9120336
  1. Complete the booking form
    A booking form will be sent to you via email once a date and tour option has been agreed with the education team. Please complete and return this form promptly in order to confirm your booking.
  • Free coach parking is available alongside the castle walls.
  • Toilet facilities are located within the courtyard.
  • There is a covered picnic area with benches within the play area.
  • The play area, including Ireland’s tallest treehouse, is available to use at the end of your guided session if time allows.
  • There is a cafĂ© and gift shop on site.
  • Payment can be made by cash, credit card, cheque, or bank transfer (cheques should be made payable to BSHF).
  • Teachers must remain with and be responsible for the supervision and safety of children for the full duration of your visit.
  • Please ensure there are adequate supervisors for your group (minimum of 2 adults with each class group).
  • Pre-booking is essential for all tours.