We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tayto Castle Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (81)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crisps”(135 reviews)
“our tour guide”(55 reviews)
“great tour”(25 reviews)
Set deep in the heart of the Ulster countryside is Tayto Castle where Tayto have been making some of the world’s best loved crisps and snacks since 1956. The Tayto Castle tour allows you to experience the magic of Tayto, see firsthand how our famous...more
Tayto Ltd, Tandragee BT62 2AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3884 0249
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 5, 2012

I am am somewhat a fan of the less mainstream tours and quirky museums, which do tend to be rubbish but somewhat amusing, and have to say that the tayto castle tour was surprisingly excellent. I was expecting it to be a bit of a...More

5  Thank Chris M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Went to visit Tayto Castle today, from Scotland, with the 4 kids. Met with a locked gate, spoke to a lady on the security camera to be told you have to come back next week and you need to book. Would have been nice to...More

5  Thank mcnallyc10
Reviews (250)
Filter reviews
250 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews crisps our tour guide great tour take home tayto castle potatoes from start to finish health and safety working factory the main street great value various stages production line six pack great fun on arrival free samples
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 250 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit has to be booked in advance. Plenty of parking on main street and entrance is through small door in wall behind war memorial. Ring the bell! Health and safety forms are completed first, then all jewellery has to be removed. kitted out with aprons...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a friendly welcome and excellent tour. Leanora (hope I spelled that correctly!) was great with children and geritrics alike! My 5 year old son's imagination was captured from the start and the tour was just the right mix of informative (for the oldies) and...More

Thank KJM86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Growing up in NI, I was never far away from a packet of Tayto cheese & onion crisps. So I was thrilled to learn of this tour. It was great to see the factory in full flow, and learn the process - and the history...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The tayto tour is definitely worth doing atleast once! The tour itself is very informative both of the product types and the machines they use. We walked around as a small group and had a wonderful tour guide called Suzy who was extremely bright and...More

Thank Alice B
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely tour around the tayto factory. Lenora was a brilliant host and it was interesting to hear about the history as well as all the different companies they make crisps for. The crisp tasting on the way round was the best...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the Tayto Castle factory tour if you are a fan of Tayto crisp and snacks - you get to see the whole process in the factory from potato to packed bags, and sample loads too! We had a great time

1  Thank Nicky J
Reviewed September 5, 2018

My daughter (and okay, me too) have been trying to book a Tayto Tour for a while now, and finally managed to secure a place on one on Monday 3rd September once the schools had gone back. We were aware from the comprehensive notes on...More

Thank CarolynUK
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Great tour of Tayto castle and how the crisps and snacks are made. After the safety brief and appropriate protective clothing we has a informative guide called Susie. The tour of the factory was fascinating as overall the production line seemed quite small though the...More

Thank donnelle69
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited without knowing much about the tour and were pleasantly surprised. After donning various clothing (aprons, hairnets, etc) we were taken round the factory in small groups of about 12. We were watching the staff and machines in action from potato to packet and...More

Thank jules4john
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Quite an experience. Just finding the place is a small victory and then sorting out how to get into the castle is another. Small door in the wall with a bell, really felt like we were standing outside Willy Wonka's factory. Eventually let in expecting...More

Thank annette r
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Bannville House Hotel
253 reviews
8.34 km away
Seagoe Hotel
314 reviews
8.94 km away
Downshire Arms Hotel
226 reviews
9.40 km away
Belmont Hotel
123 reviews
9.86 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
Sinton’s at the bridge
538 reviews
4.20 km away
Potbelly Restaurant
168 reviews
5.94 km away
Scarva Visitor Centre
27 reviews
4.18 km away
Sally McNallys
257 reviews
4.28 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
Moneypenny's Lock
29 reviews
3.92 km away
Newry Canal Towpath
20 reviews
4.31 km away
Clare Glen Woodland
20 reviews
2.80 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 2, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from annette r | Reviewed this property |
Their web site has up to date info. Answer above was correct when we visited
July 17, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Alison D | Reviewed this property |
It is only open Monday to Friday
June 26, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
Tayto Factory Tour Price list Adults £5 Senior Citizens/Students £4 Children (5-16) £3 No admission to children under 5 Visited in December and would def recommend - we had to book in advance via website.