MalahideIreland

Located on a scenic stretch of the CountyDublin coastline, the historical seaside town of Malahideboasts glorious views over the Irish Sea. Known locally as ‘The Village’ Malahidehas a keen culture of shops, top class restaurants and ancient Gaelic heritage,all situated close to the lovely Georgian townhouses that litter its historiccentre.

Seeking some local history? You could pay a visitto MalahideCastle, which dates back to the 12th century and islocated in some stunning parkland. You can also explore the marina, head outshopping, book a guided trip to the nearby Lambay Island or even hit the localcasino. With so much to offer, Malahide promises anunforgettable seaside break for every kind of visitor.

History in MalahideMalahide’s earlyhistory dates back to the 8th century with the arrival of theVikings. The Vikings were ousted in the 12th century. The town becameconnected with the Talbot family who lived in what is now the heritage attractionof Malahide Castle. Industry thrived and with thecoming of the Georgian era, the town became a popular seaside resort, which itstill is today.

Paya Visit to Malahide CastleMalahideCastle, situated just south of the centre is an impressive fortificationcomplete with imposing stone turrets. Parts of it date all the way back to the12th century. While you must pay to tour the inside of the castle,its beautiful gardens are free of charge and an excellent example of in-tact 18thcentury landscaping. The castle’s green grounds and the nearby rustic woodland aregreat spots for a summer picnic.

Shopping in MalahideIf you like to mix heritage with modern culture,you might want to pay a visit to Malahide’sGeorgian centre. Here you can explore a series of restaurants and bars, as wellas a range of shops from fashionable boutiques and beauty parlours to more well-knownhigh street names. The town even has a small mall. A must for any retail aficionado,why not treat yourself to a souvenir in Malahide’spicturesque historic centre?

Head to Malahide MarinaMalahide Marina is alovely backdrop to the seaside eateries and bars. Here you can charter a boator book a guided tour to Lambay Island, about 2.5 miles off the coast. Theisland is home to a selection of wildlife such as birds, cattle, deer and –believe it or not – wallabies! These unusual Antipodean inhabitants wereintroduced in the 1980s after their habitat at Dublin Zoo became overcrowded. Theynow thrive here. Perhaps you’ll be lucky enough to spot one.

Sports in MalahideRugby, football, basketball, cricket, hockey andsailing all have a home in Malahide. With Gaelicsports and golf also on the agenda, why not get involved? Malahide’s18-hole golf course is set in luxuriant parkland and its especially difficult 17thhole attracts golfers from all over Ireland. What better way to make the bestof Ireland’s striking landscape than with a club in your hand?

Book a Trip to Malahide TodayIreland’s west coast is a wonderful mix ofrelaxation and culture. Don’t wait, find a great deal with Expedia and book abreak in Malahide today.

Top hotels in Malahide

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Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
The Coast Road, Malahide, Dublin

Situated on the waterfront, this romantic hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Malahide Beach and Malahide Castle. Portmarnock Beach is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away. Malahide ...

4.1/5Very Good! (834 reviews)

"Everything, it was clean , staff were very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Grand Hotel
The Lodge
The Lodge
3 out of 5
2 Kinsealy Ln, Malahide, County Dublin

Situated in Malahide, this golf holiday home is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Malahide Castle and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Portmarnock Beach. Christ Church Cathedral and ...

5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"This property is perfectly situated just by Mslahide Castle. The welcome received was friendly and informative from Shay and Sandra. They were there if you needed them but gsve you your privscy.. The lodge offered everything you could possibly need. Not suitable for people with mobility issues but ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2019

The Lodge
Luxurious Malahide Townhouse
Luxurious Malahide Townhouse
4 out of 5
Jameson Orchard, Malahide, Malahide

Situated in Malahide, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Malahide Castle, Malahide Beach and Portmarnock Beach. Portmarnock Golf Club and Swords ...

2.3/5 (3 reviews)
Very impressed

"We were well impressed with this accommodation We were in Malahide at a funeral and the accommodation, the place everything was perfect"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2019

Luxurious Malahide Townhouse

Popular places to visit in Malahide

Malahide Castle
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Malahide Castle

4.5/5(114 reviews)

Located a little south of the town of Malahide in County Fingal, the medieval Malahide Castle is an impressive and imposing structure, blending centuries of history in a single setting. While parts of the castle date back to the 1100s, its grounds offer some of Ireland’s best 18th century garden landscaping, making a trip to Malahide Castle a must for both history and nature enthusiasts.

Guinness Storehouse
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Guinness Storehouse

4.5/5(561 reviews)

The Guinness Storehouse is situated at St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin. The giant storehouse covers seven floors and is a popular point of interest for tourists - since it opened in 2000, it has received over four million visitors.

Trinity College
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Trinity College

4.5/5(569 reviews)

Trinity College offers a welcome haven from the hustle and bustle of Dublin and it is one ivory tower you’d be happy to be trapped in for a long time.

Dublin Port
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Dublin Port

4/5(113 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Dublin with a trip to Dublin Port. You can enjoy the bars while in the area.

Aviva Stadium
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Aviva Stadium

4.5/5(90 reviews)

If you’re heading to Dublin for a rugby or football match at the Aviva Stadium, then you’re in for a real treat. Situated just south of Dublin’s bustling city centre, the Aviva Stadium is a state-of-the-art, four-tiered sports stadium and concert venue, located on the rushing River Dodder not far from Ireland’s east coast.

St. Stephen's Green
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St. Stephen's Green

4.5/5(719 reviews)

Take a break in Dublin’s most popular public park with green lawns and flower beds, a stone bridge and statues, a swan-filled lake and a playground.

Top things to do in Malahide

Malahide Castle & Dublin Bay Half-Day Tour
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Malahide Castle & Dublin Bay Half-Day Tour

£27
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Malahide Castle & Gardens
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Malahide Castle & Gardens

£11
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
HOWTH & MALAHIDE CASTLE tour in Spanish
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HOWTH & MALAHIDE CASTLE tour in Spanish

£36
Per adult
The Dublin Pass: 30+ Top Attractions on 1 Card
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The Dublin Pass: 30+ Top Attractions on 1 Card

£61
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
Jameson Distillery Guided Tour & Comparative Whiskey Tasting
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Jameson Distillery Guided Tour & Comparative Whiskey Tasting

£22
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Village, The Burren & Galway Tour
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Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Village, The Burren & Galway Tour

£45
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend

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3 Oct 2019

Lovely shops and coffee shops and people very friendly

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

15 Aug 2019

Love Malahide, shopping, great restaurants,marina, coastal walks and easy access to Dublin city centre.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

16 Apr 2019

beautiful seaside town-variety of restaurants /pubsand excellent walks

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

31 Mar 2019

Great place to stay and a short trip into Dublin on the Dart. The Dart station in a 10 min walk away from the hotel through the centre of the village.

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