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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.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Sligo Countryside, Markree castle is located in the North West of Ireland on the route of the Wild Atlantic Way.
A beautiful and private setting, the castle overlooks a large countryside estate on the banks of the river Unshin.
Markree Castle is the perfect place for a destination wedding in Ireland. The privacy of wedding guests is ensured by the extensive estate and the castles countryside location.
The elegance and drama of the castle buildings is matched by the landscape surrounding Markree which is full of natural beauty; green fields, rolling hills, woodland and river are set against Sligo’s dramatic backdrop of mountains and roaring seas.
The castle at Markree was built in the early 17th Century by Cornet Edward Cooper who served under Cromwell. It remained in the Cooper family ownership until 2014 when it was bought by its current owners,
The Corscadden Family.Markree Castle now opens for private weddings and exclusive events and can cater for up to 190 guests.