Mount Juliet Estate
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Mount Juliet Estate located in County Kilkenny, one of Ireland’s leading manor houses. Set on 500 acres and home to the Michelin Star Lady Helen Restaurant, 18-hole Jack Nicklaus golf course, archery, falconry, equestrian and fishing.
Mount Juliet Estate is Ireland's leading country estate with 2 luxurious properties, The Manor House and Hunter’s Yard, offering a five star service and hospitality for which Mount Juliet Estate is internationally renowned. Only 20 minutes from Kilkenny, 90 minutes from Dublin and 30 minutes from Waterford.
The 32 bedroom Manor House pays tribute to 18th Century craftsmanship while the Estate, steeped in history, dates back to the 15th Century. Each room has been tastefully restored with new furnishings, silk curtains, 100% pure wool carpets and rich interiors honouring its fascinating history.
A five minutes' walk from the Manor House, is Hunter's Yard a 93 bedroom chic country retreat offering laid back luxury with a twist. Every room is fully equipped with all modern amenities and designed to encapsulate laid-back luxury - a welcoming haven of tranquillity where guests can escape and unwind. The colour scheme draws from the surrounding environment with a soft ground floor palette and the second floor colours are deeper. Tweeds, herringbone and cable knit details in the fabrics reflect the hunting, shooting and fishing, which are the heart of the Estate.
Mount Juliet Estate has been awarded a Michelin star for The Lady Helen Restaurant, which already boasts 3 AA rosettes. This accolade was awarded for both its service and contemporary menu. The Hound in Hunter’s Yard, awarded 2 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Plate is the casual laid-back dining option.
As part of a stay at Mount Juliet Estate guests are encouraged to take a tour of the Estate. The tour will take guests around the 500 acre Estate and includes a visit to Ballylinch Stud, the Mount Juliet Estate Equestrian Centre, the 18th Century walled gardens, a tour of the Manor House and a visit to one of the three lakes and the River Nore.
The Estate offers a variety of leisure activities onsite including archery. The Mount Juliet Equestrian Centre offers basic tuition, trail riding, cross country jumping to riders and will tailor instruction programmes to the rider’s specific needs. Salmon and trout fishing are available on the River Nore which runs through the Estate. Experience the ancient sport of falconry, where guests have a chance to handle falcons, letting them fly from a gloved hand and returning to feed.
Mount Juliet Estate is a golfers' paradise with the signature Jack Nicklaus 18-hole golf course. For those seeking golf tuition, The Paul McGinley Golf Academy at Mount Juliet Estate is an advanced golf training facility which includes the Trackman golf swing analysis software, a number of driving bays, ideal for those wishing to enhance their game during a stay at Mount Juliet Estate.
Those who prefer to remain indoors can enjoy the health club and relaxing spa treatment suites in the nearby Hunter’s Yard. The Health Club features a 15 metre heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.