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Welcome to Dromoland Castle

A hideaway for all seasons

Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, we’ve got nobility and hospitality in our DNA.

From the imposing baronial façade to our startling interiors, you’ll find a world of historic grandeur underpinned by the finest modern comforts. With lavish decor, indulgent dining, fabulous views and magnificent bedrooms, this is a place to feel at home.

Behind our warm Irish welcome is the belief that every guest is royalty. Stroll the 450-acre estate. Tee off on our world class golf course. Take afternoon tea by a roaring fire. Relax in our intimate spa. Enjoy delicious cuisine. No matter what your preference, at Dromoland Castle there’s no escaping the sense that you are walking in the shadows of kings.

The pinnacle of excellence, come in the knowledge that all your expectations will be met. A remarkable retreat with an easy elegance, it’s time to make Dromoland Castle a part of your story.

Stay at Dromoland

It’s time to make Dromoland Castle a part of your story

Suggested Offers
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  • dining
  • family
  • golf
  • Legendary Castles
  • overnight
  • Seasonal
  • spa
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4 Nights For 3

Stay 3 nights and get the 4th night free. Make Dromoland your home from home this summer and enjoy all the pleasure of the Castle and its 450 acre estate with wonderful estate activities.

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24 Hour Castle Stay

Enjoy a full 24 hour stay at Dromoland Castle, giving you the time to enjoy the wide range of activities available on the beautiful 450-acre estate. You decided your check in time and check out exactly 24 hours later as well as enjoying a 5% discount on the best available rates.

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Reconnect With Nature

Enjoy a culinary exploration of Ireland’s edible landscape through foraging walks. Walks are individually tailored by County Clare horticulture tutor and guide, whose bountiful local knowledge inevitably leads you to adventures down lesser known old Irish laneways and deserted beaches. Within visually stunning, secret panoramas of wide open skies, rolling green fields and blue waters,…

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Stay & Play

Enjoy a nights luxury accommodation, a play on our Championship golf course, a steak dinner in our Golf Clubhouse and a Full Irish Breakfast the following morning.

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Royal Family Falconry Experience

Treat your family to two nights family accommodation with full Irish breakfast each morning at Dromoland Castle. Enjoy a Family Falconry Experience which includes the opportunity to handle and fly the bird during your one hour family falconry experience.

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Three For Two

The moment you swing through the gates of Dromoland Castle, you’ll sense the magic. This Autumn stay two nights with us and enjoy a complimentary 3rd night.

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Thanksgiving 2021

Thanksgiving means many things to different people but for most, the holiday of Thanksgiving is synonymous with a enjoying a special meal with friends and family. We are delighted to offer a special two-day Thanksgiving Package at Dromoland Castle.

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Halloween At The Castle

Book a memorable family break with our fun-filled two-night itinerary, which includes all the best seasonal favourites. Think bonfires, a treasure hunt, Hallowe’en games, fancy dress disco, movie night and treats galore. The perfect opportunity to book some family fun with lashings of luxury.

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Easter Two Night Break

Celebrate Easter in style with Two Nights at Ireland’s Legendary Castle. From the moment you drive through the Estate and see the castle at the end of the beautiful sweeping drive, you can be guaranteed a very special stay.

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Family Easter Break 2021

Celebrate Easter in style with Three Nights Deluxe Accommodation with Full Irish Breakfast each morning.

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Christmas At The Castle 2021

Join us for the delights of the festive season, our three-night break with festive dining events, games and entertainment to get the whole family into the spirit of Christmas and when it is time to unwind, our picturesque grounds and cosy setting make it the ultimate country retreat for your Christmas break.

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BFF Escape

Grab your best pals and plan a relaxing and restorative midweek break together. Catch up over spa treatments, long walks around the 450-acre estate and a glamorous girl’s dinner in The Earl of Thomond restaurant.

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Time With Mum

Escape from reality and slip away to Dromoland Castle for a truly memorable midweek  treat. Spoil your mum with 48 hours of quality time with our special wellbeing package, including spa treatments, a fabulous dinner in The Earl of Thomond restaurant and hours to enjoy the beauty and serenity of our 450-acre estate.

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Legendary Castles

There has never been a better time to enjoy a stay at Ashford Castle and Dromoland Castle, which are part of Ireland’s great history and each of which has been sensitively restored and designed to combine the buildings’ original features with modern luxuries and exceptional touches.

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Girlie Getaway

Missed out on celebrations with your nearest and dearest friends? You, your closest friends, and a two-night getaway with the most rejuvenating agenda ever. Dromoland Castle is the perfect destination for your girlie getaway.

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Dine & Dream

From the moment you drive through the Estate and see the castle at the end of the beautiful sweeping drive, you can be guaranteed a very special stay. Enjoy the Luxury surroundings of Dromoland Castle Hotel.

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Acres of Happiness

Stay at Dromoland Castle for two nights and enjoy a complimentary dinner on one evening during your stay. While at the Castle explore the 450 acres of our countryside estate, with its woodland walks, walled gardens and country pursuits.

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Indulge & Delight

Celebrate with the one you love and let us take care of the details. Our Indulge and Delight Package makes sure that your visit to us is a memorable one.

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Apartment Living

This exclusive two Bedroom Self Catering Suite located in Dromoland Castle is “a home within a home”.

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Well-being Two Night Spa Escape

Escape to Dromoland Castle for a Spa break. Where better to switch off from the modern world into this 16th Century Castle.

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A Gastronomic Night to Remember

Enjoy a gourmet evening with an overnight stay, six course Tasting Menu with complimenting wines and a Full Irish Breakfast the following morning.

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Hawk Walks at The Castle

One-night bed and breakfast. One hour hawk walk on the estate. Fly, handle and interact with our collection of raptors and owls. Dinner in The Earl of Thomond Restaurant.

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The Perfect Proposal

Planning on making the ultimate commitment? Come to Dromoland Castle and let us set the scene for a fairy tale proposal like no other.

Milestone Celebrations

Why not join us in this magical castle and let us help you celebrate your special occasion whether it be a birthday or anniversary.

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Cliffs of Moher & Castle Experience

Explore the magic of the Wild Atlantic Way with a day tour including The Cliffs of Moher.

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Spa Bliss Escape

Within the timelessness of these 16th century Castle walls, let yourself be drawn into a world of deep relaxation. Indulge and enjoy a 55-minute spa treatment -A refined treat to truly de-stress!

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"Renowned for our award-winning cuisine, Executive Head Chef David McCann has been impressing guests for over 20 years with his elegant and delicious cooking."

"The ultimate indulgence for the weary traveller, our tranquil sanctuary offers intimate and serene escapism within 16th century castle walls. "

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This is Dromoland Castle,
and we have been waiting
a millennium to greet you!

See Our History

And then we go an

extra mile more – there’s space

enough around here!

We make every moment
at visitor spends at
Dromoland Castle an
experience of past,
present & future

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There are many fine dining restaurants in Ireland,

but nowhere quite like The Earl of Thomond.

This is where the
lifestyle of today meets
the real Ireland of the past

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We’ve always excelled at

the finer things in life.

We’ve got nobility &
hospitality in our DNA

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A world of historic grandeur

underpinned by the finest

modern comforts.

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A truly Irish experience
that continues to nourish
the spirit long after
you’ve left

View Golf

One of the finest parkland

courses in Ireland

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We’re the dream weavers.

The romantics.

The perfectionists.

Through Your Eyes

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Hello, March ✨‘It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold. When Summer is in the light, and Winter in the shade.’#MyDromoland

Hello, March ✨

‘It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold. When Summer is in the light, and Winter in the shade.’

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We are delighted to share with you that Dromoland Castle has been named one of the Travel + Leisure's 500 Best Hotels (in the world) for 2021. This news means so much to our team, now more than ever. Thank you @travelandleisure!
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#MyDromoland #TravelAndLeisure #Top500 #BestHotels📷 : @carson_little9

We are delighted to share with you that Dromoland Castle has been named one of the Travel + Leisure's 500 Best Hotels (in the world) for 2021. This news means so much to our team, now more than ever. Thank you @travelandleisure!
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#MyDromoland #TravelAndLeisure #Top500 #BestHotels

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Here come the girls! 👰‍♀️👭🏼Happy #galentinesday 💖How are you and your besties marking the occasion?📷 : @perryvaile#MyDromoland #galentines

Here come the girls! 👰‍♀️👭🏼

Happy #galentinesday 💖

How are you and your besties marking the occasion?

📷 : @perryvaile

#MyDromoland #galentines
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"Almost any garden, if you see it at just the right moment, can be confused with paradise." 🍂
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#MyDromoland #WalledGardens #CountyClare #LoveIreland #WhenWeTravelAgain

"Almost any garden, if you see it at just the right moment, can be confused with paradise." 🍂
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#MyDromoland #WalledGardens #CountyClare #LoveIreland #WhenWeTravelAgain
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We are delighted to have been nominated for Travel + Leisure's World Best Awards 2021!
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Our team would be honoured to have your vote.Voting is now open to have your say on your favourite travel experiences and be entered into a giveaway for your chance to win a dream trip for two worth $10,000, to be planned by a T+L A-List Advisor. (Giveaway is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at time of entry.)
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Cast your vote by clicking the link in our bio! 🗳️

We are delighted to have been nominated for Travel + Leisure's World Best Awards 2021!
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Our team would be honoured to have your vote.

Voting is now open to have your say on your favourite travel experiences and be entered into a giveaway for your chance to win a dream trip for two worth $10,000, to be planned by a T+L A-List Advisor. (Giveaway is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at time of entry.)
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Cast your vote by clicking the link in our bio! 🗳️
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Counting the days to sharing more #MyDromoland magic moments with you! 🦅📷 : @imkoto
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#DromolandCastle #WhenWeTravelAgain #LoveIreland #BucketListTravel #TravelTuesday

Counting the days to sharing more #MyDromoland magic moments with you! 🦅

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Here’s a reason to celebrate - We are excited to share that Dromoland Castle Hotel has been voted one of the top hotels in Europe as part of the @preferredhotels I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards 2020!
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We are overjoyed and honoured by this significant achievement and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support.
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#MyDromoland #IPreferRewards #ThePreferredLife #BelieveinTravel #MCA2020

Here’s a reason to celebrate - We are excited to share that Dromoland Castle Hotel has been voted one of the top hotels in Europe as part of the @preferredhotels I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards 2020!
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We are overjoyed and honoured by this significant achievement and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support.
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#MyDromoland #IPreferRewards #ThePreferredLife #BelieveinTravel #MCA2020
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Callie is staying busy during lockdown by keeping guard of the Castle and can't wait to welcome back our guests, on two legs and four! 🐶🐾
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#MyDromoland #CalliesCastle
#DogFriendly #WhenWeTravelAgain

Callie is staying busy during lockdown by keeping guard of the Castle and can't wait to welcome back our guests, on two legs and four! 🐶🐾
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#MyDromoland #CalliesCastle
#DogFriendly #WhenWeTravelAgain
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In anticipation of #WhenWeTravelAgain, we bring you Dromoland's #ConcerigeSecretsSeries, with top tips from our concierge and front office teams on exploring what lies beyond the Castle's gates. From jaw-dropping views, ultimate coastal road trips, wild beaches, splendid lakes, each offering up an authentic Irish experience and leaving memories that will last a lifetime.
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#1/6 Take a trip to the Loop Head Peninsula where the River Shannon meets the Atlantic Ocean. The iconic lighthouse tower is open to the public (seasonal) and from the balcony at the very top you can see as far south as the Blasket Islands in Kerry and as far north as the Twelve Bens in Galway.📷 : @frankcosgrove
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#MyDromoland #CountyClare #BucketListTravel #WhenWeTravelAgain

In anticipation of #WhenWeTravelAgain, we bring you Dromoland's #ConcerigeSecretsSeries, with top tips from our concierge and front office teams on exploring what lies beyond the Castle's gates. From jaw-dropping views, ultimate coastal road trips, wild beaches, splendid lakes, each offering up an authentic Irish experience and leaving memories that will last a lifetime.
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#1/6 Take a trip to the Loop Head Peninsula where the River Shannon meets the Atlantic Ocean. The iconic lighthouse tower is open to the public (seasonal) and from the balcony at the very top you can see as far south as the Blasket Islands in Kerry and as far north as the Twelve Bens in Galway.

📷 : @frankcosgrove
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#MyDromoland #CountyClare #BucketListTravel #WhenWeTravelAgain
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We'll never tire of this view! 🍂📷 : @dreamcatcher.films
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#MyDromoland #CountryEstate #WhenWeTravelAgain

We'll never tire of this view! 🍂

📷 : @dreamcatcher.films
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#MyDromoland #CountryEstate #WhenWeTravelAgain
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