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.
Join us this Christmas to experience Dromoland Castle in all its magic and festive charm. As you enter Dromoland Castle, be welcomed with the sweet scents of homemade Mince Pies and Mulled Wine filling the air of our 16th Century Castle. From Festive Afternoon Tea to lively Christmas Party Nights, we have many exciting events to fill your festive calendar and make 2018 a Christmas you will never forget. Or give the gift of time at the Castle with one of our beautifully presented vouchers or choose from our exclusive gift collection.
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Overlooking the lake and Dromoland Gardens,
and individually designed as restful retreats.
It’s time to make Dromoland Castle a part of your story
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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.
Your Carriage Awaits…
Enjoy a relaxing one night stay with one hour Pony & Trap guided tour of Dromoland’s historical 450-acre estate. Breakfast included after a relaxing nights sleep.
Carols At The Castle
Enjoy a one night pre-Christmas stay with breakfast, join your fellow guests for Carols by Candlelight performed in the Earl of Thomond by Kate Purcel and Trilogy.
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.
Wine Lovers Weekend
Arrive for two-nights Bed & Breakfast, enjoy a gastronomic evening in partnership with The Gloss Magazine. Enjoy six sublime wines carefully matched with an exquisite six course meal.
Two Night Autumn & Winter Escape
Experience the magic of Dromoland 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.
Thanksgiving at The Castle
Thanksgiving means many things to different people but for most, the holiday of Thanksgiving is synonymous with enjoying a special meal with friends and family.
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.
Why not join us in this magical castle and let us help you celebrate your special occasion whether it be a birthday or anniversary.
Christmas at The Castle
Enjoy the impeccable service, warmth and comfort you’d expect from Dromoland Castle. Cosy, heart-warming, effortless – this is Christmas as it should be.
Winter 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.
Midweek Fitness Retreat
Stay at Dromoland Castle for 3 nights surrounded by the utmost luxury and enjoy the challenge of an introductory fitness programme.
‘A Christmas Carol’ Dine & Stay
Spend a leisurely weekend at Dromoland Castle during December and enjoy our special PreChristmas 2 night package which includes a special Carols by Candlelight Dinner in The Earl of Thomond Restaurant with Carols and popular Christmas melodies preformed by Trilogy.
Cliffs of Moher & Castle Experience
Explore the magic of the Wild Atlantic Way with a day tour including The Cliffs of Moher.
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!
October Mid Term Break
Pack Your Bags and come away to explore the castle and its 450 acre estate. Enjoy Deluxe Family accommodation with Dinner for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12years).
Halloween Family Break
The aim of our programme is for parents and children, together as a family, to enjoy all the traditional activities on offer.
February Midterm Break
Children are on mid term – where better than a 450 acre estate to keep them busy? Activities on the estate include falconry, golf, swimming, pony riding, and much more!
New Year’s Celebrations
Enjoy a fantastic 2 Day New Year’s celebration at Dromoland Castle. Check-in on the 30th or 31st December for 2 nights.
"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. "