Throughout the day, we offer guided half hour tours of the castle. The tour takes you through 400 years of history; From the original fort, built to deter pirates in Cork harbour, through to the modern telescope dome installed on the tower top.
Our guides will deliver a lively and engaging tour through the castles unique history while taking you to parts of the facility that are inaccessible without a guide.
A highlight of the guided tour is the view available from atop the towers of the castle. Overlooking the river Lee and the Blackrock area you won’t want to miss it.