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

A family enjoying the tractors at Castle Ward, Co. Down

Summer at Castle Ward 

Pinecone tennis, action-packed archery and mini-tractors to drive, find family fun across Castle Ward this summer. Enjoy the great outdoors and help everyone learn new skills with an adrenaline-filled calendar of sporting and nature activities throughout the school holidays.

Upcoming events

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

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

Sun 28 Aug 2022
Bring your puppies and enjoy a fun filled weekend of all things dog
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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