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Collection of Castles & Stately Homes Available for Rent

There are a number of castles for rent in Ireland. Explore the possibility of staying in your own Irish castle while visiting the Emerald Isle.

Here are a few favourites:

 

Limerick Castle, Co Limerick

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: This ancestral home of Lord and Lady Muskerry is an intimate castle on a magical 200 acre wooded estate. You will be greeted by a magnificent three quarter mile long avenue, lined with ancient lime trees. The Neo Gothic style 15th century castle and separate tower house (18th century) together provide accommodation for up to 25 guests; 15 in the main castle and 10 in the East Tower. An ideal location for reunions, family gatherings, and exclusive rentals.

Location: South West
Accommodates: 15 guests in castle & 10 guests in Tower

 

Belle Isle Castle, Co Fermanagh

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Five star luxury castle to rent on the shores of Lough Erne: At the heart of this 470-acre estate, the 17th-century Belle Isle castle. This castle was once home to generations of nobles and welcomes groups of up to 26 guests. From here you can fish and boat on Lough Erne, enjoy a customised Game of Thrones tour and visit many beautiful and interesting National Trust houses and gardens.

Location: Lakelands/Midlands
Accommodates: up to 26 guests

 

 

The West Wing (Castle), Co Fermanagh

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: A lakeside castle to rent for your exclusive use. This stunning romantic castle stands on the shores of upper Lough Erne in County Fermanagh. You can experience the magic of this sublimely beautiful place by staying in the West Wing of Crom Castle, home of the Earl of Erne. Fermanagh, with its lake and rolling hills, is a magical place for guests of every age.

Location: North East
Accommodates: 11/12 guests

 

Castleknock Castle, Co Dublin

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Luxury Irish Castle to rent, only 13km from the the city of Dublin. This romantic 15th century castle is the perfect base from which to explore the city and the Ancient East. Enjoy the extensive parkland, fishing on the River Liffey, and golf on the adjacent course. There have been distinguished visitors over the years including the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prince Rainier, Princess Grace of Monaco, Fred Astaire, Paul Newman, Ronald Reagan, and David and Victoria Beckham. This magical castle is suitable for a family get-together, reunion, elegant wedding or luxury private venue for friends sharing a common interest such as golf, gardens or aristocratic houses.

Location: Dublin and East
Accommodates: 24 guests

 

Irish Castle, Co Tipperary

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Restored Irish castle ideally suited for small weddings, family gatherings, and reunions for groups of up to 15. If you are considering fulfilling that dream of staying in an Irish castle now is the time to change your dream to reality? Why not do it in style and plan a luxury Irish tour or family vacation that will allow you to really enjoy a taste of the history and culture of Ireland in a charming and comfortable Irish Castle? Lovingly restored by the current owners, this Irish castle is let on a self-catering basis or with staff; you decide. The owner is always delighted to assist with information on the region and even accompany guests upon request.

Location: Lakelands/Midlands
Accommodates: 14 guests

 

 

Kildare Mansion, Co Kildare

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Exquisite country retreat, yet only 40 minutes from Dublin City. This luxury home has access to championship golf courses and fishing on the River Liffy. Complete with a private cinema, an indoor pool, and a wine cellar. The stunning country house was built in the mid-2000s. French in style, this exceptional property may be rented for exclusive use from time to time.

Location: Dublin and East
Accommodates: 10 guests

 

Kinsale Private Estate, Co Cork

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Exclusive estate ideal for family and corporate groups seeking total privacy and security. The estate is managed by a dedicated team of experts who enjoy customising every event to perfection. The world famous Old Head Golf Course is nearby.

Location: South West
Accommodates: Up to 44 guests

  

 

Lismore Castle County Waterford

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Staying at this magnificent County Waterford Castle is a unique and 'once in a lifetime' experience. The property overlooks the Blackwater river, with views of rolling wooded hills and the Knockmealdown Mountains. This stunning property is the Irish home of the Duke of Devonshire and has hosted many notables. Visitors to this gem include Lucian Freud (the worst handwriting of the lot), Diana Mosley (another Mitford sister, who married Britain’s most infamous fascist), poet John Betjeman, writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, photographer Cecil Beaton, and actor Dominic West. There are earls, dukes and other royals; there are soccer stars and rock stars. Even a young J.F.K. came to stay.

Location: South East
Accommodates: 27 guests

 

Luxury Estate, Co Laois

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: This splendid mansion conjures up feelings of Downton Abbey, but on a much grander scale! It provides the perfect setting for a special occasion for two or an exclusive rental for up to 38 guests. Everything about the property, from the restoration to the service, is in a league of its own. Here total luxury is matched with exquisite, old fashioned service and charm.

Location: Dublin and East
Accommodates: 38 guests

 

Newtownards Private Estate, County Down

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: This beautiful manor house stands in its own 270-acre demesne overlooking the Irish Sea. It has been renovated to the highest standard, combining the graciousness of yesteryear with modern comfort and convenience. The property is a popular venue for corporate events, film and photographic shoots, product launches and private functions.

Location: North East
Accommodates: 16 guests

 

 

Period Manor House, Co Roscommon

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Georgian Country House incorporating part of a 16th century castle. The original house was built in the second half of the 17th century, within the enclosure of the old castle. This elegant home combines 18th century architecture,fine plaster work ceilings and marble period fireplaces with modern comforts. Approached by a handsome bridge which replaces the original stone bridge destroyed during the Williamite Wars; the area is full of history and ancient monuments.

Location: Lakelands/Midlands
Accommodates: 10 adults + 2 children

 

Private Estate, Co Down

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: This luxury serviced property sits on a privately owned estate, in the picturesque surroundings of County Down. The Estate has been a family home for centuries and offers you the exclusive use of 400 acres, along with the services you would expect from the finest five star hotel. Game of Thrones fans may explore the many sites used in the filming of the series. Tollymore Forest Park became the Haunted Forest, where the "White Walkers began their march into the realm of men and the Mourne Mountains became the Lands North of Winterfell, where Bran meets Jojen and Meers in the woods.

Location: North East
Accommodates: 14 guests

 

Ring of Kerry House, Co Kerry

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Ring of Kerry Manor House available for short exclusive rentals. This sensitively restored country house is located in the heart of picturesque County Kerry. Overlooked by The Macgillycuddy Reeks, the house has stunning views and is located on the Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy the graciousness of yesteryear with all modern comforts.

Location: South West
Accommodates: 12 guests

 

Youghal Mansion, Co Cork

Castles & Stately Homes

Description: Splendid country manor house available for exclusive rentals, intimate weddings, film shoots and other "once in a lifetime experiences". Elegant interiors offer four-poster beds, log fires, an indoor pool and beautiful reception rooms. A further six cottages are located on the estate and are within easy reach of the main house, so that a total of 54 guests can stay on the estate at any one time.

Location: South East
Accommodates: 16 guests +

 

No matter how eccentric your request, we will make every effort to accommodate.