~ Castle Accommodations ~
Kilkea Castle, Castledermot
“Within these ancient walls resides a history rich in Legend, Adventure, and
Romance”. Being the oldest inhabited Castle in Ireland we draw inspiration from
tradition to provide you with the noblest of modern comforts and service in a
Our castle is steeped in history, and now, refurbished with all the luxuries of the modern world is a premier setting for any occasion - the perfect combination of past grandeur with the pleasures of today. Exclusively Yours… Kilkea Castle is now available for your exclusive use for weddings, corporate events and family occasions. Our Castle will become yours and our team will ensure that your every need is met.
Since opening its doors in 1180 it has hosted lavish banquets to medieval
feasts and nowadays is the perfect venue for a fairytale wedding. From it’s founding by Sir Walter de Riddlesford in the twelfth century, through the Norman invasion, recurrent wars & changing family fortunes this noble castle survives, and to this day enchants and delights all those who enter therein.
Kilkea Castle is set amidst 100 acres of woodland, manicured gardens and an 18 hole golf course, with views over the Killeshin hills and Kildare
countryside. The castle boasts 35 guest rooms, including suites. Each room is unique, a step back in time but with all the luxuries of the modern world
included. Kilkea Castle is now available for private hire, allowing you exclusive use of all 35 bedrooms including the suites, our bars, restaurants, receptions rooms and of course our medieval gardens.
Rathsallagh Country House Hotel is beautiful and romantic place located on the
Kildare / Wicklow border less than 50 minutes from Dublin and Dublin Airport. Converted from Queen Anne stables in 1798 Rathsallagh is a large 4-star Grade A country house hotel set in 530 acres of peaceful parkland with its own walled garden - all surrounded by the magnificent Rathsallagh Golf Club. Rathsallagh is a very romantic property, ideal for Weddings and other celebrations or for that special romantic night away. . It is also the ideal base for exploring Dublin, Wicklow and the Wicklow Mountains Kildare and the Irish National Stud, Goffs, The Curragh or Punchestown. Rathsallagh is also an ideal venue for private and exclusive weddings conferences or meetings where you need to be near Dublin and
In addition to the Golf Course Rathsallagh also has one of the most famous and multiple award wining Country House Restaurants in Ireland, ideal for the weekend break, celebration dinners and Sunday lunch. Added to that it also has conference and meeting rooms , Jacuzzi room, billiard room, tennis court. Clay Pigeon shooting, Falconry, Fishing, Archery can be organised by prior arrangement. Rathsallagh specialises in exclusive use rentals so its ideal as a private conference , meeting or wedding venue (also on site civil cermonies) ,or any other event where privacy and exclusivity is paramount.
Rathsallagh is also available