An oasis of calm in Co. Monaghan

Castle Leslie Estate

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Castle Leslie


Castle Leslie Estate is nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodland and glittering lakes. It is one of the last great Irish castle estates still in the hands of its founding family.

The estate is home to some of the most unique and enchanting accommodation on one of Ireland’s most breathtaking estates.

Following significant investment and a major restoration programme over the last decade, the beautiful Castle Leslie Estate is full of character and personality and is the ultimate Irish rural escape.

A room of one’s own

Unlike most hotels, Castle Leslie Estate boasts a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and holidaying needs.

The Castle

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.

The Lodge

The Lodge offers a completely different experience to that of the castle. Complete with 29 rooms – each of which remain true to the building’s original structure – and buzzing with activity, there is plenty to keep yourself occupied at the boutique, country house style Lodge.

Luxurious Home Rental

If your preference is for a more relaxed “home from home” experience then why not consider the wonderful accommodations available in both the Old Stable Mews and the Village Cottages?
The Old Stable Mews and Village Cottages are the perfect spot for guests that want the convenience of hotel living combined with private luxury home rental. The Old Stable Mews offer wonderful 2 bedroom mews accommodation, complimentary WiFi to all of our guests and are set within a picturesque cut-stone courtyard in a quiet corner of the Estate and a ten – fifteen minute walk to the Castle. The Village Cottages are beautifully decorated houses and offer 4 and 5 bedroom luxurious accommodation with complimentary WiFi. Located just minutes walk from the gates of Castle Leslie Estate.

All residents can enjoy the full facilities offered by Castle Leslie Estate.

A wealth of activities on offer

Whether your idea of a holiday is a romantic retreat, a relaxing break or an action-packed adventure, there is something for everyone at Castle Leslie Estate. A host of activities are on offer including pike fishing for the nature enthusiast, a private cinema for movie buffs, exceptional walking trails for those who want to breathe in fresh country air, kayaking and clay pigeon shooting for the more adventurous, hot air balloon rides for those looking for exhilaration, falconry for those to experience nature up close, a fabulous spa for rejuvenation and of course the famous world-class equestrian centre!

Dining on the Estate

When it comes to dining at Castle Leslie Estate, it’s all about choice. They cater for those looking for casual dining as well as those seeking a more elegant and romantic experience. Guests can look forward to lazy breakfasts, light lunches or picnic lunches in the woodlands, Irish country cooking in Conor’s bar or gourmet dinners in the 2AA Rosette award winning Snaffles Restaurant. There’s little chance of anyone going hungry at Castle Leslie Estate!

No matter where you eat on the Estate, you will enjoy the best of classic Irish cooking. Castle Leslie Estate source regional and artisan foods locally and prepare and present them with imagination and flair. Freshness is their by-word. Their daily-baked breads and scones and homemade preserves are enough to tempt any guest.

After your stay at Castle Leslie Estate, you will emerge well rested, pampered and have taken in some of the most exquisite sights to be witnessed in Ireland.

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