Castle Ward

Important notice -

The property is open 9.00am-6.00pm daily, 9.00am-7.00pm Friday & Saturday.

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

Fun in the barn at Castle Ward, County Down

Summer at Castle Ward 

Planning some family time with the kids this summer and not quite sure what to do? At Castle Ward we've got summer sorted - read on for our top things to do in July and August.

Upcoming events

Meadow Meanders with Ranger Kirsty

Sat 02 Jul 2022
Take a meander through our meadow with Kirsty the ranger

Seaside and Sweet Feasting - Shorelines and Summer fruits of Castle Ward

Sun 03 Jul 2022
Summer foraging adventure with Clare McQuillan

Tours with the Collections and House Manager

Sat 16 Jul 2022
Join our Collections and House Manager for a private tour of the Mansion House

Land, Sea & Tree

Sun 17 Jul 2022
A foraging & forest bathing experience.

Heritage Craft Weekend

Sun 17 Jul 2022
Join us for a weekend full of Heritage Crafts

Hidden Histories

Sun 24 Jul 2022
Join us in the House for a unique tour focusing on the hidden history of Castle Ward
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

Staying at Castle Ward

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Get involved

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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