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Lismore Castle - County Waterford

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  • Sleeps 27
  • Bedrooms 15
  • Bathrooms 14
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Lismore Castle is situated in County Waterford near the south coast of Ireland. The Castle is available for exclusive-hire use for a range of events including family gatherings, celebrations, business retreats or as a film location.

The surrounding Estate includes woodland, grassy fields, floodplains and the Castle also overlooks the beautiful Blackwater River.

The Estate is situated 64 km from Cork Airport, 75km from Waterford Airport. Shannon and Dublin Airports are approximately a 2 hour drive away each.

Lismore Castle was built in 1185 by the soon-to-be King of England, Prince John. Upon ascending the throne, it was passed to the Church & became a Bishop’s Palace complete with a Round Tower.

Both Sir Walter Raleigh & the first Earl of Cork have resided here and since 1753 the Castle has been owned by Duke of Devonshire’s family. The Castle has attracted famous guests to stay including Fred Astaire, John F. Kennedy, John Betjeman & Lucian Freud.
Each generation has lovingly and extensively restored the castle, while maintaining its historic charm. The Duke of Devonshire & his family often also reside at Lismore contributing to the authentic & personal feel guests experience when staying.

  • The Castle can accommodate up to 27 people with 15 rooms, in the following room configurations:
  • 10 x Double bedrooms (8 en-suite, 2 with adjacent private bathrooms)
  • 2 x Twin en-suite rooms
  • 3 x Single rooms (1 adjacent bathroom, 1 shared bathroom)
  • Butler
Additional Features
  • Lismore Castle boasts one dining room a Grand Hall and a Banqueting Hall
  • Dining can be formal or informal, indoors or outdoors, themed or traditional
  • Guests can enjoy banquet breakfasts, afternoon teas, picnic lunches and five-course dinners accompanied by sommelier-chosen wines
  • A library
  • Drawing room and two sitting rooms
  • Games room with full size snooker table
  • Home cinema
  • A fully equipped playroom/nursery
  • Wine cellar
  • Walking tours: tours of the extensive gardens, walks on the Estate grounds
  • Sport facilities: outdoor tennis, boules, table tennis tables and a 9 hole golf course
  • Activities and trips can be arranged at an additional cost:
  • Cookery classes
  • Yoga sessions
  • Traditional Irish music & dance evenings
  • Clay pigeon shooting, archery, game shooting
  • Wellness : Hair, make-up & beauty treatments, massage and alternative therapies
  • Additional activities near the Estate:
  • Professionally guided fishing trips, sea fishing
  • Horse riding, go-karting
  • Access to some of Ireland’s finest golf courses, guided tours of the local area
  • Exclusive use of the Castle and its facilities
  • Seven nights’ luxury accommodation
  • Welcome and assistance
  • Dedicated service from the Castle staff
  • Daily breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Towels, Robes and Slippers
  • Supply and change of towels, as required
  • Provision of electricity, gas, water (except telephone)
  • Luxury bath & beauty products
  • Cleaning at the end of the stay
  • Use of Wireless Internet (Wifi)
Extra Services
  • All flights excluded, although you can book through our preferred partners Swiss International
  • Airport Transfers
  • Helicopter transfers
  • Alcohol and drink costs payable in resort
  • Additional staff services
  • Security service
  • Spa treatments
  • Insurance
  • Childcare
  • Party planning
  • Pre-arrival shopping service
  • Items not specifically mentioned
Additional Notes
  • Security deposit many be required
  • Prices will be based on full occupancy
  • Prices to be confirmed at time of booking
  • All alcohol and drink costs payable in resort
  • Hire is on a all-exclusive basis only
  • Lismore Castle imposes a minimum stay depending on the time of year

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