Castle Coole

It's the most wonderful time of the year...

Santa entertains some enthralled children at Castle Coole

Book tickets to Santa at Castle Coole 

Visit Santa and Mrs Claus in their festive home at Castle Coole. Online booking now open.

Upcoming events

Gingerbread Decorating

Thu 13 Dec 2018
As part of our 12 Days' of Christmas at Castle Coole festivities.. Visit the Tallow-House Tearoom to collect your yummy homebaked gingerbread man and get started with the festive decorating!

SOLD OUT: Magical Christmas at Castle Coole

Thu 13 Dec 2018
At Christmas, Castle Coole transforms into a magical Christmas wonderland. Visit Castle Coole to check on how the elves are preparing for Christmas this year, and visit Santa and Mrs Claus by the range in the kitchen.

Festive Afternoon Tea

Fri 14 Dec 2018
As part of our 12 Days' of Christmas at Castle Coole festivities.. Treat your loved ones or catch-up with a friend this Christmas over a delicious festive afternoon tea during the busy Christmas period.

Outdoor Christmas Trail

Sat 15 Dec 2018
As part of our 12 Days' of Christmas at Castle Coole festivities.. Help Santa to solve the mystery of the missing reindeer at Castle Coole. Find the presents along the trail to help you find the name of Santa's missing reindeer!
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Eating and shopping

People drinking tea

The Tallow House Tea-room 

Call into the Tallow House Tea-room for a coffee and a scone, or a filling hot lunch. With plenty of home baking and changing specials, you're sure to find something to tempt.

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The oval saloon is lavishly decorated

A fascinating past 

Castle Coole is one of the greatest neo-classical country houses in Ireland. Built to impress by the first Earl of Belmore 1789- 97, it still has the ability to leave people in awe.

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Get involved

A family helps plant snowdrops at Castle Coole

Volunteer with us 

We have a wide variety of opportunities which you can get involved in. There’s something to suit everyone, whatever your interests.

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A wedding couple in the wildflower meadow in front of Castle Coole

Spend your special day with us 

Castle Coole has the perfect spaces to prove a touch of grandeur to your wedding day.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Castle Coole on the National Trust Collections website