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Win a Family Pass to Birr Castle

Birr Castle Gardens is a fantastic place to spend a day with loads to do for all the family. We have a family pass to Birr Castle to give away to one lucky winner!

Birr Castle ScienceBirr Castle Gardens is located in Co Offaly and offers a world of discovery for those who visit.

Begin with Ireland’s Historic Science Centre in the old stable block where you’ll learn about some of the most interesting and illustrious characters who made amazing scientific discoveries over the centuries.

Stop by the café and browse the shop, before you head off to explore the 125 acres of award winning gardens including magnificent Formal Gardens and terraces, and on the way you will discover Birr’s world-famous engineering and astronomical wonder – the Great Telescope.

Image with TreehouseThe Treehouse Adventure Area at Birr Castle Gardens is open daily from 9.00 until 17.30. It features Ireland’s largest treehouse which is not to be missed, along with sand pits and much more. The bouncy pillow will be open daily from 12.00 until 17.30 during July and August (NB requires written parental permission).

Birr Castle is also playing host to some fun events this summer including the Irish Game & Country Fair, Walks, Talks and for younger visitors, a special visit by Peter Rabbit on August 25th!

The Prize

Win one of 5 family passes for 2 adults & 2 children for one day. (Note that the pass cannot be used on event days.)

How to Enter

Just answer this simple question, fill in your contact details on our form below. The winner will be contacted by email after the closing date of August 19th.

Question: When was the Great Telescope at Birr Castle built & designed by the Third Earl of Rosse? (click here for a hint)

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