Castle Coole

Snowdrops at Castle Coole

Spot signs of spring 

Spot some early spring flowers amongst the trees at Castle Coole, like snowdrops and crocuses.

Upcoming events

Easter at Castle Coole

Mon 15 Apr 2019
Make the most of the Easter break at Castle Coole as our nature themed Easter egg hunts will be running throughout the Easter holidays, along with some nature based activities along the way!

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Sat 20 Apr 2019
Bunny's been to Castle Coole and scattered nature clues to solve all over the estate! Get hunting for them and enjoy the nature activities along the way!

Twilight Tour

Fri 17 May 2019
Experience the sights and sounds of Castle Coole as you never have before as part of Museums at Night. After a guided walk through the upstairs rooms and basement at night, you will enjoy a glass of wine in the basement kitchen.

Queen Anne Afternoon Tea Experience

Fri 14 Jun 2019
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
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
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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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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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