Location: South East
Availability: All Year
Accommodates: 27 guests
Ref No: WD381
Staying at magnificent County Waterford Castle is a unique and 'once in a lifetime' experience. Here you will savour a life of sheer luxury at the most spectacular castle in Ireland. The property overlooks the Blackwater river, with views over rolling wooded hills to the Knockmealdown Mountains and is one of the most impressive castles in Ireland. Total privacy combined with close proximity to a lovely Heritage Town, make this a unique and popular venue. County Waterford Castle is the Irish home of the Duke of Devonshire. The castle is available to rent with full staff under the careful supervision of Denis, the butler. Guests stay in the Duke’s own splendid quarters in which princes, presidents, statesmen, celebrities and barons of industry have been entertained for centuries. Seven acres of award winning gardens include the remarkable yew walk where the poet Edmund Spenser was inspired to write 'The Faerie Queene'.
15 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms
The castle is ideal for parties of up to 27 and is often used for family reunions or small business meetings. Functions can be arranged for up to 75 guests (notice required).
Ground Floor: Grand entrance hall; drawing room; two sitting rooms; dining room with seating for up to 27. Banqueting Hall for large receptions, seating up to 80 guests. Also on this floor there are three ensuite bedrooms (two double and one twin).
Lower Ground Floor: Billiard room. TV room. Games room. Three ensuite double bedrooms.
First Floor: Three ensuite bedrooms and one twin bedroom. Further double bedroom and one single room, with shared bathroom.
Dublin, 209 km (130 miles)
Shannon Airport, 128 km (80 miles )
Cork City, 60 km (38 miles)
Rosslare Ferryport, 143 km (87 miles)
Amenities in the area:
Fish for salmon in one of Ireland's premier salmon rivers or play a round of golf on the adjacent 9 hole golf course.There is a hard tennis court in the garden and several excellent 18-hole courses in the area. Horse-riding and fox-hunting (in season) can be arranged and there are racecourses within easy reach of the castle. For the less energetic there is a wonderful art gallery with works by well known artists and delightful walks through the gardens. The Gallery is separate and can be visited during the yeart. Don't miss the Anthony McCall Exhibition which will run from 1 April – 15 October 2017. Permanent exhibition includes works by works by Roger Hiorns, Marie Lund and Franz West.
Where no prices are stated we invite you to get in touch with a member of our staff. Prices vary depending on level of service required, number of guests and time of year when you would like to rent a property.
The rates on our website are approximate and do represent the final cost. Please ask for specific details pertaining to rates before you make a reservation.