Free Guided Tour 8 July - 26 August, Thursday 3pm & 4pm
There is a local tradition of a monastic settlement in Monkstown since the 9th century. The Castle was constructed in the 13th century and was expanded over centuries. It was built by the monks of the great Cistercian house of the blessed Virgin Mary to protect the valuable agricultural land and fisheries they had established in the area.
Meet at the Castle entrance. This is an outdoor event. Suitable footwear is essential.
Thursday 3pm & 4pm Tours on the hour Last tour 4pm Tour Duration: 40 minutes Not wheelchair accessible.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Max Capacity: 8 people.
Booking essential via the following link: https://webcloudone.com/dlrheritageevents FACE MASKS ADVISABLE
Due to COVID-19 tour numbers have been reduced. Early booking is advisable.