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Biodiversity Week 2022 Events on Monday 16th May and Wednesday 18th May at Castletown House and Parklands


Free of charge


Please scroll down to see details of our events being held on Monday 16th May and Wednesday 18th May 2022.


Castletown House and Parklands

Talk on our Solitary Red Mason Bees by our Head Gardner Rory Finnegan in the West Courtyard at 10.30am.

Biodiversity Video Presentation of the Parklands of Castletown in House Keepers Room from 11am -2pm.

Walk on the Wild Side a one hour walk of Castletown Parklands with the focus on the wildlife, biodiversity including a rare glimpse inside Castletown Ice House and a talk on our cave spiders. This walk will start at 12pm.


Co. Kildare
W23 V9H3

01 628 8252

Getting Here

Castletown is easily accessible by public transport.

By Bus:

From Dublin City Centre: The C4 goes from Ringsend Road via City Centre Quays to Celbridge village. Alight at stop 3907 and the Castletown Gates are in front of you.

The 120 bus (operated by Go-Ahead) goes from Dublin City Centre towards Edenderry. Take the 120 to stop 7085, English Row and walk up Main Street to the Castletown Gates.

By Train:

From Hazelhatch rail station, take the W61 bus to Main Street Celbridge, stop number 3907 and the Castletown Gates are in front of you.

By Car

Coming from Dublin on the M4, take exit 5 (Leixlip East, Celbridge East). Proceed on the R403 to Celbridge village. Take a right when you go over the bridge and the Castletown gates are at the top of this road facing you. There is very limited parking available in Celbridge Village. Visitors should ensure that they park legally.

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