Welcome to Clontarf Castle
Clontarf Castle is the perfect place from which to experience Ireland’s vibrant capital city at its best. Located just 10 minutes from Dublin City Centre with all of its world-class attractions from Guinness Storehouse to Trinity College and the Book of Kells, we are also a short 5 minute walk from beautiful Dublin Bay with its stunning beaches and nature reserves & the pretty heritage coastal towns of Clontarf, Howth and Malahide are all nearby.
Dating back to 1172, Clontarf Castle has a rich and varied history. From Brian Boru & the epic battle of Clontarf to the mysterious monastic order, The Knights Templar and from the Vernon Family, the castles longest serving residents to George Frideric Handel who resided at the castle when premiering his most famous work Messiah. Clontarf Castle has seen generations of celebrations played out within these historic walls, a building where the old enriches the news, a place where every experience is a memory in the making....
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