Castle Ward

Important notice -

We are open, and working within NI Executive guidelines to keep our visitors, staff and volunteers safe. The house is closed and we are offering takeaway service only at our cafe. We recommend booking admission in advance, especially at weekends.

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 (19 Oct - 25 Oct)

Fri 23 Oct 2020
10:00-10:30
Book your timed entry to visit Castle Ward.

Timed entry to Castle Ward (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Mon 26 Oct 2020
10:00-10:30
Book your timed entry to visit Castle Ward.
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Things to see and do

The Lime Tree walk at Castle Ward

Your visit 

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

Autumn 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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Places to stay

Staying at Castle Ward

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History

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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