Shankill Castle Halloween Scarefest

Shankill Castle Halloween Scarefest takes place from 18th October to 10th November, and features the following fun events


A night-time, candle-lit tour led by the castle residents through the most haunted areas of the castle and the ancient grave yard. Tours start from October 18th. On Halloween night there will be an extra special tour for Midnight. The ghost tours are not for the faint hearted , or for those under the age of 15. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Tours cost €22. Book online before October 17th for a 10% discount. 


 As part of Savour Kilkenny, the ghosts of Shankill Castle invite you to banquet at their murder mystery evening on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October at 8pm. Enjoy a delicious feast of home grown and local produce, while immersed in the ghastly dramas of Shankill Castle’s history. Tickets cost €70 each and include a 4 course meal, complimentary wine, an exclusive ghost tour and plenty of spooky entertainment. Strictly over 18′s only. Tickets are limited to 20 per evening. 


 Wand and Quill making is a specialty workshop at Shankill Castle. Visit the largest trees on the estate and farm and learn their names and the magical qualities of each, so that you can choose your wand material. Meet the ‘Minister for wands’ to get your wand licence and learn to make a writing quill from goose feathers. Plenty of fun and learning for all ages. The Children’s Ghost tour is filled with frightening and fun stories of Shankill Castle. A trip around the dungeon and the grave yard is a must see on this ghost tour.


Bookings can be made here

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