Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodlands and glittering lakes, Castle Leslie Estate 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. The beautiful Castle Leslie Estate is full of character and personality and is the ultimate Irish rural escape. Unlike most hotels, Castle Leslie Estate boasts a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and holidaying needs. The Castle, rich in unspoilt rural splendor and breathtaking artifacts, offers complete respite from the rest of the world. A haven of tranquility, you won't find televisions, radios or minibars within the bedrooms. The Castle features twenty unique bedrooms and bathrooms - 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 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. Experience our luxury home rental packages and self catering breaks at the 2 bedroomed Old Stable Mews and the 4 and 5 bedroomed Village Cottages. Their luxurious home holiday package breaks are based on a bed and breakfast basis for between 2 and 5 night's accommodation and many of these packages include evening meals and home treats such as a welcome family basket, beer & wine, sweets, popcorn and snacks. However, if you want the freedom to cater for yourself, their self catering breaks are the ideal choice as they offer guests independence with the option to avail of all the Estate has to 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!
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.
It is just a mere 60 minutes from Belfast, 80 minutes from Dublin and a million miles from anywhere.
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