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From hidden gems to the must-see sights, you decide which activities you want to experience and what delights you want to indulge in as part of your very own Celtic story.
Those who visit Birr Castle Demesne will get an insight into the rich heritage and phenomenal achievements in science, astronomy, photography, engineering and botany attributed to the Parsons family who have lived at Birr Castle for 400 years. Visitors will profound insights into the castle and family history, view the awe-inspiring Great Telescope of 1845 – the biggest in the world for over 70 years, followed by seasonal highlights in the gardens. Visitors can also enjoy the 120-acre parkland and award-winning gardens with more than 4000 species of trees and plants.