Sunday, November 17, 2013
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Clontarf Castle Hotel
Just over 5 weeks to Christmas, and savvy shoppers know the best place to get unique gifts is the Clontarf Castle Antiques (& More) Fair. Equally, if you want to pick up some nice pieces for the home, or good quality glass or china for the festive table, you will find plenty to choose from at reasonable prices. An established fair, and a bargain hunter’s dream, one of the biggest and busiest on the fairs circuit, with over 40 dealers exhibiting, you can find furniture, decor, lighting, paintings, jewellery, vintage fashion, porcelain and glass, memorabilia, books and prints, rare coins, postcards, curios..
Admission to the fair 3.50 – or subscribe to our newsletter today and receive regular discounts off admission to all our fairs.
Make a day of it, parking is free and the carvery lunch in Clontarf Castle is really excellent. My tip: order the half portion, great value and more than enough for most people.The roast beef is really excellent.
Minutes from Dublin City Centre, with easy access by road, Dart and bus.
Clontarf Castle is on Castle Avenue, connecting the Howth Road and Clontarf Road. Coming from the city centre (10 minute drive), just follow the road signs for Howth, the fair will be signposted from Fairview and from Collins Avenue. Plenty of parking. Public transport: Bus no. 130 from Middle Abbey Street stops right outside, and runs every 20 minutes.
Bus 130 from Middle Abbey St.
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Clontarf Castle Hotel
An atmospheric location for an Antiques Fair, Clontarf Castle Hotel is just 2 miles from the centre of Dublin. The picturesque castle, originally built in 1172 and rebuilt by William Morrison in 1837, has been incorporated into a modern 4 star hotel and conference centre. Bar menu served all day.
HOW TO GET THERE: Bus 130 from city centre (Lower Abbey St) every 20 minutes aprox., stops right outside the hotel. Local DART to Clontarf station (10 minute walk along the seafront).