Become a “Friend” of Birr Castle Demesne

By becoming a friend of Birr Castle Demesne, you are helping to preserve one of Ireland’s most extraordinary places. Created over 400 years, Birr Castle Demesne is an environmental and scientific time capsule, whilst continuing to live, breath and evolve into a place of beauty and inspiration.

Birr Castle Demesne is a non-profit organisation, a registered charity set up over 30 years ago.  Here to preserve and protect the rich heritage of this unique place.

Friends memberships are available for 3 months, 6 months or 12 months. We welcome individual and family memberships.

Rates are tailored to suit your membership needs. A Friends membership subscription also makes a wonderful gift for family and friend.

Membership benefits;

  • Unlimited access to the gardens, Science Centre and Treehouse Playground within the demesne opening hours
  • Walking routes totaling 10 km of trails to enjoy.
  • Regular email newsletter keeping you up to date with news and events
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • Dogs allowed (Subject to T&C)
  • 4 Complimentary Guest passes with each 12-month membership taken out.


To make a donation to help protect and preserve one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations, please press the ‘Donate Here’ button