Castle Ward

Important notice -

The Shop and Secondhand Bookshop are now open daily. The Tea-room is open for takeaway and outdoor seating. The area around Temple Water is closed to allow for improvement works. The Holiday park is open for caravan bookings only until 24 May.

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

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Please book ahead before visiting

Our Shop and Secondhand Bookshop are now open daily and the Tea-room is open for takeaway and outdoor seating. Our outdoor spaces will remain open for walkers to enjoy. We recommend booking in advance for visiting Castle Ward.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Castle Ward (3 May - 9 May)

Thu 06 May 2021
10:00-16:00
Book your timed entry to visit Castle Ward.
Castle Ward

Things to see and do

Visitors exploring the garden in spring at Castle Ward, County Down

Your visit 

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

Explore Spring at Castle Ward

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Eating and shopping

Castle Ward

Places to stay

Staying at Castle Ward

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History

Castle Ward

Art and collections

Our collections

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