Castle Coole

Important notice -

Castle Coole will be closed for a private event on Tuesday 21 May, reopening as normal on Wednesday 22 May. The House will be closed on Monday 20 May 2019 but the grounds will remain open.

Magnificent 18th-century mansion and landscape park

Artist's impression of the Queen Anne House at Castle Coole

Walking through history - Queen Anne Tour 

Learn about the hidden history of Castle Coole beneath your feet on a guided walk every week.

Upcoming events

Walking through History: Queen Anne Tour

Sun 26 May 2019
11:00-13:00
Learn more about Castle Coole and the history hidden beneath your feet! This guided tour includes the looking into the fascinating story of the Queen Anne house - which was built long before the current house.

Queen Anne Afternoon Tea Experience

Fri 14 Jun 2019
14:00-16:30
Join us in the Breakfast Room at Castle Coole for an exclusive Afternoon Tea Experience, set in the magnificent backdrop of Castle Coole.

Music in the Park Sessions

Sun 14 Jul 2019
13:30-16:00
Join us as we bring you a Summer of music, in the stunning backdrop of Castle Coole. Sit back and relax as music plays in the beautiful Drying Green. Bring a picnic or enjoy some tasty treats from the Tallow-house Tearoom.

European Heritage Open Day

Sat 14 Sep 2019
11:15-17:00
Visit a number of National Trust attractions free of charge today and get an insight into the heritage and conservation of the amazing places right on your own doorstep.
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Eating and shopping

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History

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

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills and meet new people

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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Groups

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Venue hire

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, corporate event or formal dinner.

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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