Barberstown Castle

Straffan, Co. Kildare
Tel: +353 1-6288157 Fax: 353 1-6277027 Email: info@barberstowncastle.ie Website: www.barberstowncastle.ie

Barberstown Castle is the former home of Eric Clapton and has been welcoming guests for over 700 years. Visitors to the castle will experience a very relaxing and welcoming experience while enjoying great food, excellent wines, open log fires and exceptional personal service.

Use this unique and historic 13th-century Irish castle as your base from which to visit Dublin and explore Ireland's Ancient East, as Barberstown is just 25 minutes from Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre.

Essential day trips include a visit to the Irish National Stud in Kildare town; the 5000-year-old Megalithic site of Newgrange; or the Rock of Cashel. Enjoy a short drive through the Wicklow Mountains to explore Glendalough, Russborough House and Parklands and Powerscourt in County Wicklow - the Garden Of Ireland.

Recent Awards:

Best Historic Hotel of Europe - Castle Winner

Proprietor:

Kenneth Healy

Directions:

  • Leave the airport and take the exit for the M50 Southbound
  • Leave the M50 at exit 7 (M4) and continue on the N4/M4 westward.
  • Leave the M4 at exit/junction 7 (Straffan/Maynooth) and take the R407 to Straffan

Special Offers

Savour the Masked Season at Barberstown Castle

With Halloween only around the corner and the evenings getting gradually darker, there’s no better night away than heading to a gorgeous Blue Book Country House with an award winning restaurant. We are also only within thirty minutes from Dublin city centre.  Whether you love a sophisticated restaurant surrounding or prefer the ambiance of open log fires we have the perfect break for you.  

Enjoy One-night Bed and Breakfast for 2 adults with Dinner in our Barton Rooms Restaurant from just €320 total stay (2 adults sharing 1 bedroom). 

Exclusive to Blue Book Guests we enhance your stay with a complimentary Bottle of Prosecco and Chocolates in your room on arrival.

  • One-night Bed and Full Irish Breakfast
  • Dinner in the Barton Rooms Restaurant
  • Friday and Saturdays only
  • Flexible booking
  • Enhance your experience and upgrade to a Four Poster Bed! 


Special Memories from just €160 per person sharing.

from €320
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Blue Book Two Night Escape, Dinner on both evenings & 1 Light Lunch

There’s no better night away than heading to a gorgeous Blue Book Country House with an award-winning restaurant and only within thirty minutes from Dublin city centre.  Whether you love a sophisticated restaurant surrounding or prefer the ambiance of open log fires we have the perfect break for you. 

Enjoy Two-night Bed and Breakfast for 2 adults with Dinner in our Barton Rooms Restaurant from just €590 total stay (2 adults sharing 1 bedroom). 

Exclusive to Blue Book Guests we enhance your stay with a complimentary Bottle of Prosecco and Chocolates in your room on arrival.

Includes:

  • Two Nights luxurious Bed and Full Irish Breakfast
  • Dinner on both evenings in the Barton Rooms Restaurant
  • Lunch in Eric’s Bar on Saturday between 12-3pm
  • Two Night minimum stay
  • Enhance your experience and upgrade to a Four Poster Bed! 

Enjoy Two Nights Bed and Breakfast for 2 adults with Dinner in our Barton Rooms Restaurant on both evenings and Lunch in The Garden Bar on Saturday afternoon from just €590 total stay (2 adults sharing 1 bedroom). 

Special Memories from just €295 per person sharing.

 

from €590
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Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Historic Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants located throughout the island of Ireland. Below is a full list of our houses and restaurants and the map above shows each of their locations.

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