Welcome to Drimnagh Castle
A Norman Castle in the heart of South Dublin
Nestled in the heart of South Dublin, Drimnagh Castle stands as a meticulously restored Norman Castle, boasting the distinction of being the sole remaining moated castle in Ireland. Once the esteemed seat of the de Bernival family, who were granted lands in Drimnagh and Terenure by King John in 1215, the castle now serves primarily as a cherished heritage site. Guided tours offer visitors the opportunity to explore the castle and its enchanting gardens. Moreover, the castle is available for hire, making it an ideal venue for wedding ceremonies and even as a captivating film location.
Please note that we require all visitors to pre-book their tour. This is to ensure that we have enough staff on hand to give you the best possible experience. You can book your tour by calling us at
We also accept cash payments in Euros only. We do not accept credit cards or other forms of payment.
Long Mile Road,
Phone: 01 - 4502530