Castle Durrow

Durrow, Co. Laois
Tel: +353 57 8736555 Fax: +353 57 8736559 Email: Website: WWW.CASTLEDURROW.COM

Built by Viscount Ashbrook in 1716 on the banks of the river Erkina in the Irish midlands. Lovingly restored by Shelly and Peter Stokes, now open as one of Ireland's most popular luxury four star hotels and conveniently located about 1 hour from Dublin and 1 and a half hours from Cork.

Walk the estate and surrounding woodlands and forests or stroll along the miles of river pathways. Visit the Cafes, Bars, Restaurants and Shops of Durrow and nearby Heritage Town of Abbeyleix. Morrissey's, Bramley's and McEvoy's Steak & Wine Bar.

Explore our walled gardens where lots of organic produce is grown for our restaurant. Our formal grounds are a gardener's paradise and instructive tours are proudly presented by our head gardener daily.

Or just chill out and indulge yourself with a relaxing massage pampering in the Powder Box Salon.

We are proudly one of Ireland's most popular Castle wedding venues and have numerous commendations from our past couples.
Visit our website and see for yourself the wonderful treasure that awaits you.


The Stokes Family


  • From Dublin: On M7 take exit 17 then N77 through Abbeyleix to Durrow. 
  • From Cork: On M8 take exit 4 then R639 through Johnstown. Cullohill to Durrow.
  • In the centre of Durrow village.

Special Offers

Twenty Nineteen @ Castle Durrow

Twenty Nineteen at Castle Durrow


Escape to Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, in the heart of Irelands Ancient East. Ideally placed in our picturesque village – home to Durrow Scarecrow Festival. Member of Irelands Blue Book.


Enjoy a relaxing night in one of our individually styled rooms all lovingly restored. Stroll the Riverbank & Walled Gardens or stay by the fire in one of our reception rooms.


Castle Durrow provides the ideal venue for your romantic night away, your family get together, golfing break or your girls night out. Contact our Reservation team for any specific needs that may not show here.


Our Bistro Style menu served midweek in the Library Bar & Conservatory and weekends in our Elegant Dining Room.


Our Special offer includes a four-course evening meal for each guest.


Complete your stay with a sneaky trip to Kildare Village and avail of our Discount Card.

from €250 for two
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Relaxed Dining Offer

Relaxed Dining Package for 2 sharing

Escape for the night with your loved one and put your feet up!

Spoil yourselves in one of our luxurious individually styled bedrooms; indulge with an amazing 3 course evening meal  from our Casual Dining Menu served in our fabulous Conservatory & Library Bar. 
Enjoy a sumptuous Breakfast the following morning before embarking on your onward journey.

from €260
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Lazy Blue Book Sunday at the Castle.....

Lazy Sunday at the Castle….

Treat your loved one to an experience at Castle Durrow.

Check in on Sunday afternoon, relax and read the newspapers in the Chinese Room with a complimentary glass of prosecco each.

This package for 2 people sharing includes:  
One night’s Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.

When we have availability we will offer you a free upgrade if you let us know when you book if you have a blue book voucher.

Complete your trip by visiting Kildare Village with a Complimentary Discount Card on departure.

from €260
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Date Night in Castle Durrow

Discover the peace & quiet of Castle Durrow Country House Hotel.

Enjoy a night away to savour your weekend.

One nights stay in our beautiful bedrooms.

*Romantic evening meal in our Dining Room or Conservatory.

Delicious & Wholesome Full Breakfast served to 11am every morning.

Complimentary Tea & Coffee throughout your stay.

*Complimentary late Check Out to 2pm on Sundays.

If your selected weekend does not show please do contact us directly and we will help you with a new date on 05787 36555

Please confirm your dining choice in advance of stay.
Late Check Outs do not apply on Bank Holiday Weekends.

from €290 per couple
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Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast per couple

Retreat to our beautiful 18th century country mansion; enjoy one nights luxurious accommodation with a full Irish breakfast and delicious candle lit evening meal.

Please note our Restaurant is only open Friday-Saturday. Midweek we serve in our Conservatory & Library Bar.

See additional Special Offers for Specific Dates.

from €270
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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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