Find Rathfarnham Castle
The Castle is easily accessible from both Dublin City Centre (only 7km) and the M50. Once in the local area, the Castle is accessed from Rathfarnham bypass, between Rathfarnham Road and Grange Road (near Rathfarnham village). There is parking for both cars and coaches on site.
By Public Transport
Buses serving the area are numbers 16 from City Centre, 17 (Blackrock – Rialto), and 75 (Dun Laoghaire – Tallaght). Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules.
If travelling from a different starting point within Dublin, Hit The Road is an excellent website that provides a joined-up travel solution that uses your phone’s GPS, with live information from Dublin Bus, Luas, and DART services.
The Castle provides access for visitors who require universal access.
In the Pay and Display car park, there is designated parking available. Wheelchair ramps provide full access to the Tearooms and Castle. There are accessible toilets available, as well as a lift inside the Castle.
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These exciting attractions are all just a short distance from Rathfarnham Castle.
Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park
Former school run by Patrick Pearse, now a museum in beautiful grounds.
Marlay Park and House
Three-hundred-acre park containing a Georgian house and walled garden. The courtyard of the manor contains a number of craft workshops.
Airfield House, Farm, and Gardens
Thirty-eight-acre working farm, gardens, café, and heritage experience.
Large festivals and concerts are held in Marlay Park, and there is a market there every weekend.
Only 25 minutes from the city centre, and a gateway in itself to the splendour of the Dublin and Wicklow mountains, Rathfarnham village is well worth a visit.