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Glin Castle - Glin Co. Limerick

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Seize this opportunity to stay in traditional Irish Castle steeped in history going back centuries.  Sleeping up to 30 people in 15 bedrooms, this is the dream getaway for a large family gathering or a group of friends. 400 acres of your own private piece of history.

Location & Attractions

Glin Castle is situated on the banks of the River Shannon in Glin, Co. Limerick - the gateway to Southwest Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way. Shannon International Airport is just a 55-minute drive away, Cork Airport a 90-minute drive and Dublin Airport 2 hours and 30 minutes from us. And with connecting flights to most major European and US cities from all three airports, Glin Castle is easily accessible to all. 
Glin Castle is an ideal base from which to explore some of Ireland’s most beautiful sights such as the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher (an hour’s distance), the Dingle Peninsula (an hour and a half drive), the 15th century Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (45 minutes drive), Killarney town and the Ring of Kerry (an hour and fifteen minutes drive) and Adare Village heritage town named Ireland’s prettiest village (35 minutes drive).
Local amenities include several golf courses within an hours drive: Adare Golf course is 35 minutes, Ballybunion approx. half an hour, Tralee Golf course an hour, Doonbeg approx. an hour.
The ferry across the Shannon into Clare leaves every half an hour and takes 20 minutes. This opens up the Wild Atlantic Way to the north and the UNESCO 'World Heritage' landscape of the Burren. To the south lies Listowel, Tralee, Dingle and Killarney and the southern arm of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Bespoke day trip sample itineraries with suggested activities/evening entertainments at the castle can be put together for guests on request.

Local Attractions

  • Adare Village
  • 5 Famous Links Golf Courses
  • Shannon Boat Trips & Fishing
  • The Burren
  • Chapel Gate Whiskey
  • Surfing in Lahinch
  • O’Shaughnessy’s Traditional Pub
  • Clonshire Equestrian Centre & Hunting
  • Gap of Dunloe
  • Lakes of Killarney
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Sailing at Foynes
  • Bicycling Tours
  • Helicopter Trips to the Arran Islands
Things To Do At The Castle
  • Afternoon Activities:
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Archery
  • Falconry
  • Yoga Classes
  • Irish Cooking Demonstration
  • Gaelic Football demonstration on front field involving local children's teams
  • Scavenger Hunt Over the Demesne and Village
Pre Dinner Entertainment:
  • Traditional Irish Music played by local musicians
  • Exceptional Irish Dancing with two professional dancers 
  • Classical Quartet or Jazz Band
  • History of Knights of Glin Talk by local historian
  • Whiskey Tasting Evening and Talk
  • Cocktail Evening with expert from Co Clare who makes his own cordials and uses botanicals from the Burren
After Dinner Entertainment:
  • Roulette and Blackjack with professional croupiers
  • Film Night with a big screen and projector set up in the hall
  • Exceptional Mesmerist Shane Black can be booked to entertain guests (depending on availability)
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  • Linen Provided
  • Television
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Stereo
  • Patio Area
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Open Fire
  • Non-Smoking
  • No pets allowed
  • Sleeps 12 or more people
  • Garden Furniture
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • 5 Ring Hob
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Parking Available
  • Required Vehicle
  • Electricity is included in rental rate
  • FREE wifi
  • Romantic

Glin Castle

  • Property Type
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
    15 bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
    15 Bathrooms
  • Dream Ireland Rating
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