Sleeps: 22 Bedrooms: 15+ Ensuite Bathrooms: 15 Dining for up to 85 people
Type: Celebration, Family, Seclusion, Outdoor active, golfers
Features & Activities: Boating, fishing, tennis, golf, cycling, rural
Location: Co Limerick., Ireland. 55 minute drive from Shannon International Airport. 90 minutes from Cork Airport and 2 hours 30 from Dublin Airport
Those looking for: An authentic castle experience, time to recharge or celebrate and the only luxury accommodation near Ballybunion Link Golf Course.
Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, experience an authentic Irish castle which is still a family home.
Glin Castle, is a unique historic property, which has been home for 800 years of the FitzGerald family, hereditary Knights of Glin, and stands proudly in the middle of its 400 acre wooded demesne on the banks of the Shannon. The toy-fortress like quality is echoed by three sets of battlemented Gothic folly lodges.
Glin Castle is available to hire exclusively for private rental accommodation, events, weddings, golf tours, group tours of castle and gardens with lunch and film location.
It is also the perfect venue for any number of corporate activities; from executive lunches and dinners, product launches, team building activity days and day conferences. We can tailor a package to suit your needs.
The Castle, with its superb interiors and decorative plasterwork has a grand hall and dining room plus 3 further reception rooms all with open fires. There are 15 luxurious en-suite bedrooms.
We offer the best in Irish Country house cooking using fresh vegetables and fruit from the working walled garden and locally sourced fish and meat. The Dining room can comfortably seat up to 30 and we can cater for up to 55 for a special party.
Beautiful Gardens. Peaceful 10 acre pleasure grounds and walled garden to enjoy and ‘the Knights Walk’ (strenuous 5 k scenic walk to view the Shannon estuary from a viewing point).
Talk on the dramatic History of Knights of Glin by local historian.
Experience Guinness and oysters in one of the most historic pubs in Ireland – O’ Shaughnessy’s in the village of Glin.
Traditional musicians from the locality accompany Irish whiskey tasting evening in the hall. Irish dancing display in the hall to accompany botanical cocktail evening in the hall.
Casino night – post dinner entertainment.
Irish Cooking & Flower Arranging Demonstrations
Scavenger Hunt Over the Demesne and Village
Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, you are in the perfect location for day trips to:-
The Lakes of Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, Loop Head Co. Clare, the Burren, and Dingle peninsula.
Boat trip to Scattery Island home of St. Senan, with churches, round tower and deserted village.
Visit to the Foynes Flying Boat Museum – the home of Irish coffee.
Visit to unique independent whisky bonder Louise McGuane – home of the award winning Irish whiskey JJ Corry.
Golf at Ballybunion links course – Doonbeg, Lahinch, Tralee and Adare are also within easy reach. We are the nearest luxury accommodation to the Ballybunion links course and can provide a wonderful evening’s entertainment after a day playing golf.
Rough shooting, and fishing on the Feale river at Listowel.
Cycling tours to the Kerry coast.
Glin Castle is situated on the banks of the River Shannon in Glin, Co. Limerick – the gateway to Southwest Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way. Shannon International Airport is just a 55-minute drive away, Cork Airport a 90-minute drive and Dublin Airport 2 hours and 30 minutes from us. And with connecting flights to most major European and US cities from all three airports, Glin Castle is easily accessible to all.
"Glin Castle is just stunning and steeped in so much history, it is truly magical"
The Westbury boasts an iconic location just off of Dublin’s famous Grafton Street, renowned for luxury shopping and street artists.
The Westbury is within a 10-minute walk of some of Dublin’s most popular attractions, such as Trinity College and the National gallery, and there are also numerous bars, restaurants and shops just steps away. This central hotel is a fantastic base to explore Ireland’s iconic capital and a great choice for those wanting to be amongst the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
Rooms: 205 Bedrooms and Suites Type: Families and Couples
Rooms: 71 guest rooms including 8 Suites and 2 Signature Suites, North Lodge and The Dower House
Type: Family, Couples, Equestrian and Sporting Enthusiasts
Features & Activities: Enjoy quintessentially English activities in a stunning parkland setting such as tennis, croquet and horse-riding or explore at your own pace on one of the hotel’s bicycles.
Location: Only 20 minutes from London Heathrow Airport and an easy 45 minutes from central London
Sunday Times “Best Places to Stay Hotel” 2020
As you sweep up the long tree clad drive you will glimpse the beautiful façade of Glenapp Castle; encapsulating the romance of the Scottish Baronial style with magical towers, turrets, and crenellations. Oak panelled halls lead to the heart of the castle offering stunning views out to sea and the famous volcanic outcrop of Ailsa Craig. Beyond that you can see the Isle of Arran, Holy Island, and, on a clear day, the hills of Northern Ireland. Also available for exclusive use.
Rooms : 17 individually designed rooms with stunning views
Type : Couples, Families, Outdoor Actives, Golfers
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