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Birr: Birr Castle Demesne Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Birr Castle Demesne

Birr: Birr Castle Demesne Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Birr Castle Demesne
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From US$ 10.18 per person

Explore 120 acres of parklands and gardens with this entry ticket for Birr Castle. Learn about the home of the Parsons family, famed for their discoveries, and look through the great telescope.

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English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover The Great Telescope set in 120 acres of parklands and gardens
  • Explore Ireland's tallest Treehouse with playground and entertaining trails
  • Browse Ireland's Historic Science Centre, with 7 galleries of stories
  • Walk the Solar Trail, Quest, Red Tree Trail, and Flora Trail
  • Admire over 5000 species of plants from all over the globe, a lake, and rivers
Full description

Enter into the Birr Castle and explore its many parks and gardens, while learning about the achievements of the Parsons family. Delve deep into their ground-breaking inventions and feats in the fields of science, engineering, photography, and more. Admire over 5000 species of tress and plants, wonderful wildlife, and riverside walks.

Arrive at the wonderful old stable block designed by the 3rd Countess of Rosse. Now, it is home to the site's cafe, gift shop, facilities, entrance check in, and Ireland's Historic Science Centre.

Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary achievements of the Parsons family who have a global reputation for their ground-breaking inventions and feats in the fields of science, engineering, photography, astronomy, and botany.

For over 400 years, this remarkable family has resided at the romantic and inspirational setting of Birr Castle Demesne that is now home to the 7th Earl and Countess of Rosse. Set in the heritage town of Birr on 120 acres of parklands and gardens, this castle demesne boasts a rare collection of over 5000 species of trees and plants, wonderful wildlife, and peaceful walks along rivers, waterfalls, and lakes. Many visitors start a visit with a welcome video, followed by time in the Science Centre before venturing into the beautiful parklands and gardens.

Includes
  • General Admission tickets include:
  • Access to the parklands and gardens
  • Science Galleries
  • Treehouse Playground for children and families
  • The Great Telescope
  • Detailed Visitor Guide in English, Spanish, German, French and Mandarin
  • Visitors can chose to explore the demesne also through one of our many trails on offer
  • Access to the Castle as this is a private family home
  • Access to private events
  • Food or beverages
  • Personal expenses or gift shop items
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Check-in at the Visitor Attraction reception located in the gift shop. Townparks, Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • General Admission are valid for use on day you booked, valid for use from opening time to 1 hour before close

Product ID: 419215