Welcome to Drimnagh Castle
A Norman Castle in the heart of South Dublin
Drimnagh Castle is a restored Norman Castle in the heart of South Dublin. It is the only moated castle remaining in Ireland and was once the seat of the de Bernival family. The de Bernival family were granted lands in Drimnagh and Terenure in the year 1215 by King John. Today the castle primarily functions as a heritage site, and the castle and gardens can be visited by guided tour. The castle can also be hired for events, private functions and as a film location.
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Long Mile Road,
Phone: 01 - 4502530
Welcome to Drimnagh Castle!
We are so glad you are visiting our beautiful castle. We know you will enjoy your time exploring our grounds and learning about our history.
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.