Barryscourt Castle

Contact Details


T45 Y290
Tel/Fax No: +353 (21) 488 2218


Opening Hours

Please note that this site is closed to the public until further notice, the OPW regret any inconvenience caused.

Admission Fees



Exhibition, toilets, car park.

Restaurant/Tearooms: Yes

Please note that the Tearooms are closed at present

Tel: +353 (21) 488 3864

Managed in Conjunction with Barryscourt  Trust.

Barryscourt castle is the 16th century seat of the Barry family. The present castle, with its largely intact bawn wall and corner towers, is a fine example of an Irish tower house. Both the First floor Main Hall and the Second Floor Great Hall have been extensively restored with fittings and furnishings reinstated. The Orchard has been restored to an original 16th century design and an herb garden has been reinstated in the bawn.  This project by the Trust was aided by ECAD.


Near Carrigtwohill off the Cork-Youghal Road (N25).

Bus Routes:

Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 (1) 836 6111

Guided Tours:

Max No: 15
Duration: 50 min.
Access by guided tour only.
All groups of 15 must be pre-booked.

Leaflet/Guide book: English.

Seasonal Events: Please check in advance using contact details listed above.

Photography / Video allowed: Yes, but permit required for commercial purposes

Additional Information: Restricted access for visitors with disabilities.