Castle Ward

Important notice -

We’re delighted that our outdoor spaces will remain open during the NI circuit break restrictions. We'll honour bookings for 28-29 Nov, if there's space you may be able to visit without having booked. Bookings for visits from 30 Nov are now available

Unique 18th-century mansion, famed for its mixture of architectural styles

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Please book ahead before visiting

The garden, estate, shop, tea-room and secondhand bookshop at Castle Ward are open. To avoid disappointment please book, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Castle Ward (30 Nov - 6 Dec)

Mon 30 Nov 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Castle Ward.
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Things to see and do

The 16th century tower house at Castle Ward

Your visit 

Visiting Castle Ward: What's open and where are the best places to explore?

Winter at Castle Ward

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Eating and shopping

Ann Smyth working on her glass decorations at Castle Ward studio

Studio at Castle Ward 

Visit our wonderful artists, Ann and Paola in the Studio in the farmyard at weekends. Please follow social distancing guidelines.

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eighteenth-century wooden wall panel, carved in the shape of the goddess Demeter, the goddess of Agriculture and Harvests

Harvest and the delights of dining at Castle Ward  

A plentiful harvest played a key role in the successful running of the Castle Ward estate and its importance is represented through symbolism in the dining room of the house.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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