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Collooney, Sligo, Republic of Ireland
Mr Charles Cooper
Markree Castle is one of the finest country house hotels in Ireland. Set in a secluded 500 acre estate in Collooney, peace and relaxation combined with good food, fine wine and old world charm, make a stay a step back in time.
Markree Castle, the Cooper family home for 370 years, has been lovingly restored by the current owner Charles Cooper and his wife Mary to become one of the finest country house hotels in Ireland.
Set in a secluded 500 acre estate in Collooney County Sligo, peace and relaxation combined with good food, fine wine and old world charm, make a stay at Markree Castle a step back in time. The only castle hotel in Sligo, Markree is a truly unique hidden gem in the heart of Sligo.
Each guest bedroom is spacious and individually furnished with care. The handmade curtains and bedspreads, antique furniture, in keeping with the period atmosphere, and amazing views out over the surrounding countryside make each room a haven for rest and relaxation. All rooms are ensuite, with televisions, personal telephones and fluffy duck down duvets.
Cuisine at Markree’s Knockmuldowney Restaurant combines world tastes with only the very best in local ingredients to create a menu of gastronomic delights that will tempt every taste bud. Woodcock and wild fallow venison from the Markree estate are a seasonal speciality.
Why not hold your wedding in a castle? Markree is licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships which take place in the original family chapel.
Markree Castle is situated near numerous visitor attractions such as Lissadell House and Gardens, The Arigna Mining Experience, Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Lough Gill and the Lake Isle of Innisfree.