Gregans Castle Hotel

The Burren, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Tel: +353 (0)65-7077005 Email: stay@gregans.ie Website: WWW.GREGANS.IE

With breath taking views across Galway Bay and idyllically situated overlooking the unique Burren landscape, this is the ultimate luxury and gourmet hideaway. 

Simon and Freddie together with their staff manage this oasis of comfort and offer genuine Irish hospitality, award winning innovative cooking and elegant bedrooms free from the intrusion of televisions. Antiques, an eclectic art collection, open fires, candles, jugs of flowers and Shelley the cat add to the indulgently relaxing atmosphere.

Located on the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren Food Trail. The ideal location from which to enjoy the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Walking, Cycling, the Aran Islands, Horse Riding, Surfing, Sea Angling, Golf. Members of the Burren Ecotourism Network and The Burrenbeo Trust. 

Awards include Food & Wine Best for Romance 2017, Georgina Campbell’s Hotel of the Year, RAI Best Hotel Restaurant 2017, Gold Medal Awards Ireland’s Best Chef 2016, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Excellence

Proprietors:

Simon Haden & Frederieke McMurray 

Open in 2018 from Febraury 16th to December 1st inclusive

Directions:

  • On N67, 5km south of Ballyvaughan village.
  • Only 1 hour from Shannon airport and 2.5 hours from Dublin.

Special Offers

Autumn in the Burren (2 Nights)

Two nights Luxurious Accommodation, two full Irish Breakfasts, a gourmet Dinner on one evening.

Recently awarded Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

This rate is not commissionable.

from €295.00
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1 Night's Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

This very special rate includes 1 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Restaurant Dinner, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary Wifi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This rate is not commissionable.

Recently awarded "Best Hotel Restaurant, Ireland, 2017"; Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

from €379.00
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Game & Wine Evening with overnight stay - 15th November

1 Night's overnight stay with breakfast and a 9 course Wild Game Dinner paired with Rhone Wines. Rate is per room based on 2 persons sharing.

Gregans Castle Hotel in association with Cassidy Wines and Gourmet Game are excited to host a Wild Game and Rhone Wine evening on Thursday November 15th.

All of the wild game will be sourced from Eamon Giblin of Gourmet Game in East Clare and will feature Venison, Partridge, Duck and Pheasant. Cooking will be by Head Chef Robbie McCauley and each dish will be carefully paired with wines from Maison Brotte in the Rhone valley, a family wine maker with 3 estates in Chateauneuf du Pape, Laudun and Cairanne.

The evening will commence at 7.15pm with a Champagne reception in The Corkscrew Bar followed by a 9 course Tasting Menu at 8.00pm.

from €379.00
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Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way (2 Nights)

2 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Dinner on 1 evening and a 3 hour dramatic Burren mountain guided walk overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands and a 1 hour boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher.
Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.


Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km driving route along the Atlantic seaboard from Donegal to Cork. Gregans Castle Hotel is located midway along the route and only an hour north of Shannon Airport.

This special package includes 2 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Dinner on an evening of your choice and a 3 hour dramatic Burren mountain guided walk overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. We are also including a 1 hour boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.


At your own pace you can also explore the Burren Food Trail. Meet some of the artisan food producers and visit some of the many great farmers markets, cafes, pubs and restaurants that make up this food network.

Alternatively drive to the top of the Cliffs of Moher, stop by at Poulnabrone Dolmen (at 6,000 years, older than the pyramids !), Caherconnell Stone Fort (where they have sheepdog demonstrations) and the Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre or listen to Irish music in nearby Doolin.

In the evening enjoy dinner in our restaurant overlooking the Ballyvaughan valley and Galway Bay and settle in for the evening by the peat fire in our cosy Corkscrew Bar. Please contact us in advance to make dinner reservations.

When booking please state the preferred days of your guided walk (morning or afternoon) and your boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher and we will confirm these back to you. Alternatively we can book these on arrival at the hotel subject to availability. Note: If weather does not permit the boat cruise to run a credit will be given. The Guided Walk is not suitable for young children and dogs are not permitted.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

These rates are not commissionable.

from €329.00
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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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