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Markree Castle

Co. Sligo

History of Markree Castle

Located in romantic mystical Yeats country, Markree Castle boasts 350 years of heritage and is still owned by the descendents of the original Cooper family. Small and intimate this three star hotel is an affordable means of enjoying castle life. Step back in time and discover living history. This location is ideal for exploring the awe-inspiring landscape of Connemara and the beautiful coastlines of Donegal. Good food, peace, quiet, lots of space and a warm family welcome are assured.

Bedrooms and Suites at the Castle

Retaining the original character and style of the castle, the 30 rooms are traditional, yet meet all modern day requirements and the majority of rooms have fantastic views of gardens and countryside with beautiful scenery and wildlife. All guestrooms have ensuite bathrooms, and are fitted with period furniture to allow you to step back in time.

Restaurant, Bar and Activities

One could decide to use the time at Markree to relax and soak up the atmosphere in the castle or if want something more challenging you could explore the wonderful landscape or sample some of the best angling in Ireland. If horse riding is your thing, the stables on the castle grounds offer trekking from a one hour walk to a day trek in the mountains. And there are no less than six golf course in the surrounding area!