Dromoland Castle sits at the gateway to Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way and this most magical of addresses has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, they have got nobility and hospitality in their DNA.
Just a 10 minute drive (yep - just 10 mins) from Shannon International Airport and only 2.5 hours from Dublin city centre and you will be transported into a different world. Dromoland Castle has very recently been fully refurbished and offers 5* luxury, history, heritage and the, globally renowned, warmth of a true Irish welcome.
Nestling within its own beautiful 450 acre private estate the list of onsite activities are as plentiful as they are perfect for your groups. From falconry to horseback riding, golf to fishing, golf academy to biking, carriage rides to boating - there is simply so much to choose from.
For all things MICE Dromoland Castle truly is a one-stop shop.
- Tel: +353 61 368144
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- Location(s): Fergus-On-Newmarket, Co. Clare, Ireland
- Flight time from London: 1hr 25 mins
- Main airports:
Transfer - 10 minutes!
- Time Difference: London GMT
- Main language: English
- Weather and when to go:
Anytime of the year! If "daylight" is your thing then summertime is splendid as the region enjoys almost 17 hours of the bright stuff daily! Also, what's not to love about a cosy castle with roaring log fires as the perfect Winter retreat during the chillier months!
- Public Holidays: https://publicholidays.ie/
- Visa Info: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/travel_and_recreation/travel_to_ireland/visas_for_tourists_visiting_ireland.html
1. GETTNG THERE COULDN'T BE EASIER
Dromoland Castle is just 10 mins transfer from Shannon International Airport (one of the easiest airports we have ever travelled through) so getting there could not be easier!
2. THE WELCOME
They say that practice makes perfect – well Dromoland Castle have been welcoming guests since the 16th century so really are masters at their art. Behind their warm Irish welcome is the belief that every guest is royalty. Look forward to your own perfect welcome at Dromoland Castle.
3. HERITAGE & HISTORY - OF REGAL NOTE NO LESS...
The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, Dromoland Castle has nobility and hospitality in their DNA. From the imposing baronial façade to our startling interiors, you’ll find a world of historic grandeur underpinned by the finest modern comforts.
4. 450 ACRE PRIVATE ESTATE - ALL YOURS TO EXPLORE
Dromoland Castle sits within its own 450 acre estate and the list of activities available on site is, literally, endless. From falconry to horseback riding, golf to fishing, golf academy to biking, tennis to country walks, carriage rides to boating - to name just a few and the list goes wonderfully on. Once there you really do not need (or want) to leave!
5. 5* LUXURY
The Castle lovingly underwent a €20m refurbishment in 2018/9, and was recently voted in the Top 10 Resorts in the World and No 2 in Europe by Conde Nast. With lavish decor, indulgent dining, fabulous views and magnificent bedrooms, this is a place to feel at home.
6. THEY TAKE MICE BUSINESS VERY SERIOUSLY INDEED!
Dromoland Castle has its own purpose-built conference centre and elegant meeting rooms which can facilitate groups from 20 to 450 pax. From top level meetings and gala dinners to conferences and product launches - they can do it all!
7. EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU
An exciting new incentive for 2020 is the introduction of Exclusive Use at Dromoland Castle. Just imagine a whole castle, 450 acres and just 10 mins away from an International Airport - how perfect is that. Do please get in touch for more information.
8. KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY
If you need additional rooms the Castle's sister property, The Inn at Dromoland is the perfect choice located on the edge of the estate. If your event has a lower budget, accommodation and meeting space can be booked at The Inn whilst still having the opportunity to make use of the Castle's estate and activities. You could even hold a special dinner/cocktail reception within the Castle itself.
9. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Dromoland Castle, Ireland's most magical address, sits at the gateway to the awe-inspiring Wild Atlantic Way. If you wanted to leave the property (we cannot think you would but you never know) the Castle is ideally situated to explore the stunning Shannon Region. If you wanted to go a little further afield or were considering a "2 site" event then Dublin is only 2.5 hours away.
10. WELL, WELL, WELL...HOW ABOUT SOME WELLNESS?
A wonderful new addition to the myriad of activities at this magical estate is Dromoland Castle’s Wellness Packages. With green space being recognised as one of the key factors in engendering Wellness (and Dromoland Castle having 450 acres of the green stuff!) where better to offer a Wellness theme/element for your next group?