A stunning 12th Century Castle, Kilkea is one of the oldest inhabited castles in Ireland with history dating back to 1180. Located in Castledermot, situated in the rich and lush countryside of Co. Kildare, Kilkea Castle is an hour's drive from Dublin. Once the medieval stronghold of the FitzGeralds, earls of Kildare and was built by Hugh de Lacy for one Strongbow's Norman Noblemen, Walter de Riddlesford. Today it stands proudly – an impressive sight a luxury Castle ready to extend a five star welcome to travellers from around the globe
Kilkea Castle offers exclusive access to the entire property for up to 22 guests with a plated breakfast for all on each morning, a private chef, and a team of staff on hand to deliver to your bespoke dining requests.
Free WiFi is available throughout the castle and it features an 18-hole championship golf course within the grounds.
With 11 bedrooms, this historic castle (oldest continuously in habited castle in Ireland) boasts an elegant sitting room, a cosy open fireplaced lounge and fully serviced bar. The surrounding grounds and gardens are ideal for enjoying scenic strolls and fantastic photographic opportunities.
Guests at the Castle benefit from a private chef led by our executive chef Ronnie Wolf, who offers a great selection of meals varying from modern cuisine to more traditional Irish fare. Your meals will be served in the castle's elegant grand dining room.
Central Dublin is just one hour away, where guests can explore the city's numerous tourist attractions. Many outdoor pursuits can also be enjoyed at Kilkea Castle itself, including archery, lake fishing, clay pigeon shooting, and falconry. Prior to arrival, our events team can personalise an itinerary for guests, organising transfers, activities, events, and entertainment.
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