Celbridge, set in the Liffey Valley and nestled between the linked, designed landscapes of Castletown, Donaghcumper and St Wolstan's, is steeped in history. Its ties to the Conollys of Castletown, Arthur Guinness, Henry Grattan and Dean Jonathan Swift are renowned.
Tours are free and can be arranged by contacting Breda Konstantin at 087 963 0719. Tours are also conducted through Irish. Be assured of a warm Céad Míle Fáilte.
Tours are tailored to suit the interest, age and fitness levels of all walkers. Walks vary from one to three hours on relatively flat ground.
Enjoy Castletown House Ireland's finest eighteenth-century country house, built from 1722 for Speaker William Conolly with acres of historic open parklands, woodland and meandering river walks. Hear the stories from our entertaining, informative and passionate guides. Trace the footsteps of Dean Jonathan Swift and his beloved Vanessa while crossing over the romantic Rock bridge, the oldest bridge spanning the river Liffey at Celbridge Abbey. Visit the birthplace of Arthur Guinness and much more.
Walks finish at the site of the birthplace of Arthur Guinness on Celbridge Main Street, with refreshments for all. Free parking available at Castletown House.