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Kilkea Castle

Co. Kildare

Welcome to Kilkea Castle!

Kilkea Castle was built in 1180 and is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Ireland. The immediate builder and the first occupier was one Sir Walter de Riddlesford, a young knight who had accompanied the first invasion party of Anglo/Normans in 1170. From his name he was probably of Anglo/Saxon, rather than Norman stock, but was reputed to be a relation of the King's. Apart from building Kilkea. however, he played no other prominent part in history and the family in fact died out in the third generation.

Bedrooms and Suites

36 guest rooms, including suites. Every room is unique and the quality is exactly what you'd expect from Ireland's finest castle hotel. The rooms are all generously sized, clean and neat. Enjoyed walking through the hallways and wondering what will be around the next corner. The views from the rooms are spectacular. Some overlooked the formal gardens and others overlooking the golf course.

Restaurant, Bar and Leisure Facilities

De-Lacy's restaurant offers a blend of traditional and contemporary cuisine's. The menus emphasis fresh natural foods carefully prepared and artistically presented. Kilkea Castle, situated in the heart of Kildare; what a fabulous setting for having a conference!  Relax and be pampered in the health and fitness centre with indoor heated deck swimming pool, saunas, steam room and jacuzzi. You will be surrounded by beautiful countryside where you can take a stroll to wind down, play a round of golf on our challenging 18-hole course or keep very active by playing a game of tennis, and afterwards there's the castles excellent cuisine. Outdoor pursuits include tennis, clay shooting, archery and fishing.