Take A Tour With The Earl

Posted on 3rd August 2022

Heritage Week 13-21 August 2022

We’re celebrating Heritage Week in style this year here at Slane Castle. We’re open every day with tours running three times daily, we’ve a special tour led by the Earl of Mount Charles himself and our very own Afternoon Tea Experience.

Our flagship event is My Home Is My Castle, an exclusive tour of Slane Castle led by Alex Conyngham, the Earl of Mount Charles. This is a unique chance to see areas not normally on view to the public and it finishes up with a delicious Slane Irish Whiskey cocktail. It’s limited to just 20 people per tour and runs at 2.30pm on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August only. Our special Heritage Week price is €35 per person and booking is online.

Alex Conyngham

We are open every day during Heritage Week (Saturday 13th-Sunday 21st August 2022) with guided Castle tours running every day. at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm and cost €14 for adults. Booking in advance is essential.

An Afternoon Tea Experience Slane Castle style includes a short, guided tour, a glass of Prosecco in the King George IV Ballroom and an elegant afternoon tea in the Gandon Room. It is available during Heritage Week on Saturdays and Sundays at 12noon and 3.30pm. Advance reservations are essential. Email events@slanecastle.ie or call 041-9884477 to book. The outdoor Castle Courtyard and walking trail are also open.

Lady Well Day falls during Heritage Week this year and on Monday 15th August the Demesne will be open so that pilgrims can continue the ancient annual tradition of taking the water from the old well lying on the edge of woodland in the Castle grounds.

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