Create memories to treasure at one of Ireland’s Blue Book Romantic Castles
Castle Leslie Estate, is one of the last great Irish castle estates still in the hands of its founding family. The Castle, at the heart of the Estate, offers authentic original interiors and old-style hospitality.
Steeped in history, full of character and charm, Castle Leslie Estate is the ultimate Irish rural escape. Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodland and glittering lakes.
The Castle, rich in unspoilt rural splendour and breathtaking artefacts, offers complete respite from the rest of the world. A haven of tranquillity, you won’t find televisions, radios or minibars within the bedrooms. The Castle features twenty unique bedrooms - whether your idea of heaven is a romantic boudoir designed with relaxation and privacy in mind or flamboyant room decorated with rich deep colours, there’s a room to suit your tastes.
Explore the Estate on horseback, enjoy some of Ireland's finest coarse fishing, luxuriate in a relaxing massage or just a stroll through the woods - just some of the choices that await you in this hidden corner of Ireland, just 80 minutes from Dublin, 60 minutes from Belfast, and a million miles from anywhere.
Rekindle your love and create memories to treasure. Castle Leslie Estate is also the perfect place to hear the words 'I do' and champagne popping!
Whichever your romantic reason to visit us, the scene will be set for romance and they can arrange rose petals and candles, Champagne, chocolate dipped strawberries, exquisite dining and Afternoon Tea and many, many other thoughtful touches. Just let us know!
Tel: +353 47 88100
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.
Take a romantic walk around the estate and surrounding woodlands and forests or stroll along the miles of river pathways.
Explore the walled gardens where lots of organic produce is grown for the restaurant. The formal grounds are a gardener's paradise and instructive tours are proudly presented by the head gardener daily.
Or just chill out and indulge yourself with a relaxing massage pampering in the Powder Box Salon.
Castle Durrow is proudly one of Ireland's most popular Castle wedding venues and have numerous commendations from their past couples.
Tel: +353 57 8736555
Surprise your partner with an ideal Romantic getaway in a genuine Irish Castle. Barberstown Castle has been a special part of couple’s lives since the Middle Ages. Create your own memories of this unique haven with food that is prepared with a passion by Master Chef Bertrand Malabat.
Relax next to open log fires and enjoy one night accommodation in a Junior Suite with one evening meal for two in the fabulous restaurant and a cooked to order full Irish breakfast the following morning. A half bottle of champagne and chocolates will be delivered to your room on arrival.
Tel: +353 1-6288157
Built on an Abbey dating from mediaeval times, the 1820’s neo-gothic Castle is informal, cosy, warm and friendly, rich in decor and antiquities, with open log ﬁres to light your steps back through this cultural adventure.
Enjoy a contemporary dinner, with generous portions, in the unique eclectic dining room. Belleek Castle has developed a new food philosophy to search for more “Depth of Flavour”, exercising both classic and imaginative cooking techniques.
Delighted to design a wedding to suit in the dramatic Mediaeval Great Hall.
Belleek Castle... Unique, intimate and magical.
Tel: +353 (0) 96 22 400