Castle Durrow Country House Hotel
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Durrow, Laois, Republic of Ireland
Take a well earned break in Irish heaven at Castle Durrow Country House Hotel in County Laois. Lovingly restored by Peter and Shelly Stokes this magnificent manor house and restaurant sits admidst 30 acres of gardens and parkland.
Castle Durrow Hotel, is one of Ireland’s most luxurious Irish country house hotels and is located on the N8 Dublin to Cork Road (one hour from Dublin), in the midlands of Ireland, adjoining the quaint village of Durrow, County Laois. Built by Capt. William Flower (later to become Viscount Ashbrook) in 1716 as his family home in the Midlands of Ireland, its pre-Palladian design and formal gardens were the height of fashion in their day.
Castle Durrow, Country House Hotel has been completely restored and decorated by Peter and Shelly Stokes in a comfortable, relaxing and contemporary style with modern way of life and fashion in mind without overlooking its past. The informal mood makes your enjoyment of the Irish Countryside a delight.
The pleasure gardens, river walks and adjoining woodland are terrific for working up your appetite and thirst, which shall be well satisfied by the award winning chef David Rouse. Good food and wines (all sensibly priced) are served in the magnificent dining rooms.
Whether you are staying in one of the Oriental style bedrooms at the top of the house, in one of the De Luxe Bedrooms in the East Wing, in one of the two-bedroomed Family Rooms, in one of the Castle Yard Rooms, or in one of the very special Master Rooms, you’re sure to enjoy your stay and feel relaxed in the peace and tranquillity of Castle Durrow Hotel.
Fishing, clay pigeon shooting, archery, tennis, forest walks and golf are all available nearby. Kilkenny Medieval city with its historic castle and buildings and plentiful shopping is only 30 minutes away. Take a well earned break in Irish heaven at Castle Durrow Country House Hotel in the midlands of Ireland.