Lough Eske: Set within 43 acres of forest at the foot of the mountains in Donegal, this castle has been a place for entertaining guests since 1861.

Irish castles that offer a royal welcome

With Ireland being famous for its historical castles and recent research from Booking.com revealing that 43% of travellers are planning to stay in a new type of accommodation this year, there’s really never been a better time to check in to a rustic, royal abode. At the dawn of the new year, you can rest like a royal after enjoying the day in the fresh countryside, basking in the winter sunshine and taking in the spectacular Irish landscapes.

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And, for those who are looking to create true fairy-tale memories this year, there’s a castle for you in a land really not too far away.

Here are just a few of them...

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