A luxurious retreat and a romantic castle wedding venue in the picturesque village of Kinnitty.
Set on the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the picturesque village of Kinnitty, this castle hotel offers luxury accommodation, elegant wedding and event venues, spacious conference rooms, and award-winning dining options. Steeped in heritage and history that date back to 1209, Kinnitty Castle Hotel blends tradition and contemporary comfort.
The 13th-century castle is set on 650 acres of lush parkland and rolling lawns, with breathtaking views of the County Offaly countryside. This makes it an ideal retreat for any kind of break.
Dining options include The Sli Dala Restaurant, the Drawing Room, and the Library Bar. Modern comfort awaits you at any of the 37 bedrooms which are all stylishly decorated. Due to its fantastic location, the castle is an ideal place to enjoy a range of exciting outdoor activities, such as horse riding, archery, air rifle and clay pigeon shooting, soccer, and tennis. It’s truly a gem nestled in the countryside.
Featuring a medieval revival castle design, the castle hotel retains many of its original features. Its regal atmosphere and historic charm are seamlessly blended with contemporary decors. All rooms are distinctively styled.
Enjoy award-winning dining at the castle hotel’s main restaurant, the Sli Dala Restaurant. For light snacks and refreshments, the Library Bar or Drawing Room are a great option. To cap your day, unwind and drink at the elegant Dungeon Bar.
The castle is nestled on the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the village of Kinnitty, County Offaly. The route to the castle is extremely picturesque. It is just a 90-minute drive away from Dublin, Galway, and Limerick.
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Kinnitty, County Offaly, Ireland
An elegant and award-winning fine dining experience awaits you at the Sli Dala Restaurant. Featuring a warm ambiance and a welcoming atmosphere, the restaurant also offers stunning views, as it overlooks the Front Gardens. With a seasonally changing menu made from fresh local ingredients, the restaurant is open from Wednesday to Sunday and serves a four-course dinner from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
The Dungeon Bar has an atmosphere and decor that resemble an old Irish pub. Indulge in Irish pub culture complete with traditional music and dance. Eat, drink, and socialize at the bar with friends and loved ones. It is open from 12:00 noon until 9:00 pm. It’s a great place to cap your night at the castle.
One of the golf courses to visit during your stay at the castle hotel is the Birr Golf Club. This wonderful 18-hole, par 70 parkland course is set on natural woodland and eskers. With hollows, hills, ridges, and undulating fairways, the golf course imposes challenges and thrill even for professional golfers.
Lough Derg Garden Trail is a trail that comprises eight gardens that are nestled near the Lough Derg on the River Shannon. The gardens include Bellefield House and Gardens, Woodland Cottage Garden, Clonohill House and Gardens, Portumna Castle and Gardens, Woodville Walled Garden, Fancroft Mill and Gardens, and The Japanese Gardens and Saint Fiachra’s Garden.
There is plenty to see and enjoy at the Lough Boora Discovery Park. This park is family-friendly with a host of activities for all ages. It offers tree-shaded biking and walking trails and a fairy trail. You can also enjoy bird watching and fishing.