Open All Year
16 Mar to 31 Oct
0900hrs - 1800hrs
1 Nov to 15 Mar
1000hrs - 1600hrs
The Castle Courtyard Café
April ~ October
The Discovery Gift Shop
Open every day of year
Castle Tour ticket includes access to the science centre and castle gardens.
Castle Tours take place Monday to Saturday 9.30 to 12.30 from 7th to 31st May and 8th July to 31st August.
Special rates apply during events, such as the Irish Game and County Fair
Ball games,tricycles and bicycles are not allowed in the demesne.
Our picnic and play area is currently closed while undergoing construction.
Please note Birr Castle Demesne will close at 16.30 on the 2nd July.
Birr Castle Seasonal highlights
Click on the images to view our seasonal highlights photo gallery