Castle Ward

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

A family relaxes at a music event in Castle Ward, Co. Down

Summer at Castle Ward 

Summer Music series in the courtyard and Living History Saturday's to Craft Festivals and doggy events, we have an action packed summer planned for you at Castle Ward.

Fun in the barn at Castle Ward, County Down

Family activities at Castle Ward 

Summer adventures await at Castle Ward. Now is the time to visit, when the summer sunshine of the estate make it spectacularly beautiful. Sport trails, playpark for kids, 34km of trails for walkers and bikers, there's lots to do in Summer at Castle Ward.

Upcoming events

Summer Music Series - Easy Swing Jazz

Fri 19 Aug 2022
Join us and enjoy some live jazz in the theatre.

Tours with the Collections and House Manager

Sat 20 Aug 2022
Join our Collections and House Manager for a private tour of the Mansion House

Living History Day

Sat 20 Aug 2022
Join us and speak with our costumed performers as you learn about the real workers of the estate.

The Harvest Season - Bounty and Preserving Flavours of Castle Ward

Sat 27 Aug 2022
Join Clare on a walk around the grounds learning about the various edible plant that grow here.

Paws for Nature

Sat 27 Aug 2022
Bring your puppies and enjoy a fun filled weekend of all things dog

Come Out and Play

Mon 29 Aug 2022
Let’s Play at Castle Ward, a summer full of fun activities.
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

Staying at Castle Ward

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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