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A Proud Addition to the Irish Independent's Fab 50 Places to Stay in Ireland

- Posted on: 01/06/2023 - $itemValue.title

We are delighted to share the exciting news that Killeavy Castle Estate has recently been named on the Irish Independent’s Fab 50 Places to Stay in Ireland feature, a prestigious list which highlights the best and brightest in Irish hospitality experiences. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing a unique and unforgettable experience for all who visit our historic estate.

The Irish Independent's annual list of the Fab 50 Places to Stay in Ireland has long been revered as a comprehensive guide to the best accommodations the country has to offer. It highlights exceptional destinations that offer extraordinary service, unique surroundings and experiences, capturing the essence of Irish hospitality. Being included in this esteemed list is a tremendous honour and a reflection of the dedication and passion that every team member at Killeavy Castle Estate invests in ensuring that every guest's stay with us is unforgettable.

Accommodation at the Estate

Nestled amidst the rugged and picturesque beauty of the Ring of Gullion in County Armagh, Killeavy Castle Estate offers a unique blend of history, tranquility, and natural splendour. Our 365-acre estate boasts a four-star boutique hotel, two luxury lodges and a beautifully restored 19th-century castle, alongside award-winning dining options, breath-taking surroundings and a range of experiences and opportunities for our guests to explore, right on our doorstep.

Killeavy Castle itself stands as a testament to Ireland's rich history. Built in 1836, this stunning structure has been meticulously restored, preserving its original charm while seamlessly integrating modern comforts. Each room exudes a sense of timeless elegance, and guests can truly immerse themselves in the ambience of a bygone era with a stay in our luxury castle accommodation which is available for hire.

The Fab 50 recognition is a testament to the exceptional quality of our accommodations. From luxurious guest rooms and suites to our tranquil self-catering lodges and historic castle, every aspect of our accommodations has been carefully designed to provide a haven of comfort and relaxation. Guests can expect contemporary design and furnishings, modern amenities, a focus on sustainability and panoramic views of the surrounding Ring of Gullion. 

Dining at Killeavy Castle Estate

Our commitment to providing a truly memorable experience extends through every facet of our offering, from guest services to accommodation to dining. Whether you choose to dine at our 2 AA Rosette Award-winning Restaurant or enjoy a more relaxed meal in our Bistro Bar, you can expect a culinary journey that celebrates sustainability and the finest locally sourced ingredients. Our talented chefs create exquisite dishes that showcase the unique flavours of the region, using produce sourced from our working farm and walled gardens, and from the crème de la crème of local suppliers.  

Exploring the Great Outdoors

Killeavy Castle Estate offers a wide range of activities and experiences available in the local area for those seeking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Take a leisurely stroll through our own walled garden and woodland paths, explore the forests of Slieve Gullion, or venture further afield and discover the enchanting trails and viewpoints of the Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our estate provides an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

At Killeavy Castle Estate, we are truly honoured to be included in the Irish Independent's Fab 50 Places to Stay in Ireland feature. This recognition serves as a testament to the dedication and passion of our team in providing an exceptional experience for all our guests. We invite you to join us at Killeavy Castle Estate, where history, luxury, and natural beauty intertwine to create an unforgettable stay in the heart of Ireland.

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