Are you looking for style, splendour and a castle to call your own?
Look no further than the exclusive-hire Luttrellstown Castle Resort, full of history, heritage and a grandeur that makes it stand out from the crowd
One of the most famous and well-preserved castles in Ireland, this stunning 15th century private estate on 567 acres of lush parkland contains 300 species of trees and plants, an 18-hole championship golf course and the iconic Luttrellstown Castle Estate’s 35,000sq ft alpine lodge-style golf clubhouse.
Luttrellstown Castle Resort has basked in luxury for 600 years, and today you can enjoy what castle life was like but with all the comfort, luxury and extras that our modern lives expect.
The castle remains true to what it was when it was first built – an opulent venue for gracious hospitality and entertainment. And continuing its commitment to design excellence, the castle is undergoing a stunning refurbishment project. Due for completion in April 2020, the project involves the reinstatement and redesign of eight bedrooms which will bring the total to 20 bespoke bedrooms.
Each room of the castle is a masterstroke of design. The stunning fit-out and extension of the castle and the high-end spec of all the bespoke interiors is beautifully paired with antiques from the original home. Over the past number of years, the resort underwent a similar investment and, with meticulous attention to detail, the castle has been restored to its stunning, cherished former glory by renowned interior designer Arlene McIntyre of Ventura Design.
The castle holds so many stories. Step back in time and get lost in the history of Luttrellstown Castle Resort with a historical tour of this magical estate. The in-house castle historian can talk with guests about the history behind Luttrellstown and its occupants, dating back to 1210. Each room of the castle is named after one of its famous owners or occupants, for instance, The Luttrell, with its striking four-poster double bed is one of the most interesting bedrooms in the entire castle. With a unique style lifted straight out of the time of Simon Luttrell, this is a spacious, beautifully restored bedroom that is full of all the character and charm rightly associated with a historic 15th century Irish castle.
Luxury-seeking visitors who prioritise high-end hospitality along with culture, history and heritage, act as the main clientele for Luttrellstown Castle Resort.
From intimate gatherings of 20 of your nearest and dearest, to larger celebrations of up to 180, Luttrellstown Castle Resort contains three special locations for your private event. Whether you exclusively hire the 15th century castle, choose the alpine-lodge clubhouse, or set up an incredible marquee out on the lawn, the setting, the scenery and the service are all second to none. The Gothic Hall, with its enchanting vaulted ceilings and Italian Crystal chandelier can accommodate up to 140 people for a ceremony.
The stunning Kentian Suite, with its beautiful tapestries and welcoming open fire, can accommodate 60 guests.
And, the unique space of the Van Stry ballroom is the perfect backdrop to the kind of fairytale wedding only a 15th century Irish castle can realise. With a capacity for lavish weddings for up to 120 guests, it’s a space worthy of this most special occasion.
Luttrellstown Castle Resort is also fully approved to host civil weddings, humanist ceremonies and partnerships.
Besides all the festive activities, guests can avail of golf, falconry, picnics, horse-riding, archery, clay pigeon shooting, pretty walks and cycles, fishing and more.
The castle also opens to the public on selected dates throughout the year to host a most special afternoon tea - a gorgeous tradition in magical surroundings where you can indulge in delectable desserts, perfectly cut sandwiches and a wide selection of teas.
Ed Sheeran stayed during his recent Irish tour, Kelly Clarkson wanted a home from home, Princess Grace and Prince Rainier enjoyed the castle’s opulence and history, Fred Astaire graced it with his presence, David and Victoria Beckham celebrated their wedding at the castle, thereby putting it on the global map and Queen Victoria loved it so much she went back for another stay!
For more information, visit luttrellstowncastle.com