12 Amazing Castles in Ireland to Book on Airbnb

Situated on the banks of the Boro River, in the heart of County Wexford, Wilton Castle is surrounded by open parkland and quiet wooded countryside. A part of the local landscape since 1247, when the first fortified tower was built on the land, Wilton Castle has a long tradition of hospitality. The grounds were open to the public in the 1800s, which prompted one observer in 1852 to write that ‘not only are strangers permitted to walk over the grounds but even their horses are cared for’.

Hatch’s Castle has many beautiful features including the Dome Hall,
the original spiral staircase, and a wonderfully restored drawing room on the first floor, where you can sit down and relax.
We’re situated in the lovely town Ardee, which is surrounded by many historic places such as the Jumping Church and Newgrange. There are few restaurants around Ardee and several shops. 

Killaghy Castle is a self-catering accommodation, sleeping up to 18 people. Enjoy a stay in one of the oldest inhabited castles in Ireland.

Gardens: Killaghy castle is set in a mature estate.

A large terrace area equipped with seating is perfect for BBQs during the Summer months. A public tennis court and children’s playground are located at the entrance to the castle, ideal for guests who like to exercise during their stay.

Skryne Castle is a Private Detached 5 Bedroom, 3 Storey Castle adjacent to a fully run Stables situated just 40 minutes from Dublin City. The Castle is new to the market and has been fully restored & upgraded it combines modern day living and old-world charm in Castle surroundings. We cater for all sorts of events, parties, stags, hens, weddings or just a getaway stay in a castle. If you wish to Visit the Hill of Tara, New-grange, the battle of the Boyne, Skryne Castle is ideally situated.

Cloonacauneen castle is a stunning 15th century Norman castle situated on outskirts of Galway city in idyllic countryside surroundings. Less than 10 minutes from Galway City Centre.

This beautiful family run castle is ideal for Bed & Breakfast, Travel Reps, or simply that in between break.

Durhamstown is a Norman Castle dating from 1420. The original vaulted rooms, of which there are 4, are intact with 600 year old plaster still there!. As it is the oldest continuously inhabited house in the County of Meath, it is now a Recorded Monument. Over the centuries various additions have been added on & you can go from the Middle Ages to the Victorian Era in one bound! Downstairs you have the Kitchen, the Hall, the Dining room, the Drawing Room & the Music room all interconnected which is ideal for large gatherings & parties. It is decorated in a sympathetic but eclectic style- antiques mingling with junk shop treasures.

Cahercastle has been standing since the late 1400s. A beautiful, original medieval castle experience can be yours for a weekend, a week, or even longer. You’ll be staying in the master bedroom, the highest room in the castle.

Lots of winding staircases, a castle that has been lovingly restored, but there are some cobwebs, and it gives you the real Irish castle experience. It’s not pristine, its not perfect, but it’s a real castle. There are lots of sheep and cows in the nearby fields – but lots of peace and quiet.

Surrounded by seven acres of lawns, park and woodland, Carraigin Castle is an idyllic holiday home in a beautiful setting on the shores of Lough Corrib. From the Castle one can enjoy boating and fishing, walking, riding and sightseeing, or just relax by the open hearth and contemplate the simple grandeur of this ancient dwelling, a rare and beautiful example of a fortified, medieval “hall house”.

Kilcolgan Castle offers guests privacy and advice on touring the area if wanted. Close to the Burren, Connemara, Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher for day trips. Short drive to Galway City. Homely atmosphere where you have full use of our spacious kitchen and all rooms but ours.
We also have a farmyard cottage on grounds suitable for five extra guests if needed
Ask about the special three night rates for two guests

Old Contemporary Castle with antique furnishings.  Rincolisky Castle is in the heart of West Cork along the Wild Atlantic Way and is a very special place to stay, after all its not very day you get to stay in a Castle. If you enjoy the outdoors, you can avail of the many facilities in the area which include mapped walks/hikes, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, ferries to the many Islands and a variety of restaurants two of which have just been awarded a Michelin Star. 

A romantic, medieval castle in miniature. With its wood burning stove, vaulted ceiling bedroom and intimate small garden which offers a wonderful opportunity to dine ‘al fresco’ on balmy summer evenings. A perfect getaway for two people. This property is dog friendly. 1 dog permitted. 

An intensely romantic property, Annes Grove Miniature Castle is built in Gothic style. It is situated at the junction of three quiet country roads and surrounded by mature beech trees, which cradle the property and stonewalls. Inside timber ceilings, wood floors, stone arches, and snug rooms make this property an idyllic setting for those looking for a romantic break.

Time travel does exist! Five hundred years old, ten years in the making and now you can stay the night! Imagine being transported back through five centuries and having a unique, romantic “overknighter” in The Great Hall of our authentic 16th century Irish castle. A sanctuary from the modern world, The Black Castle is nestled amongst the beautiful rolling hills of North Tipperary (it’s not such a long way!) with stunning Lough Derg, and all that it has to offer.

The Black Castle is a wonderful, secluded sanctuary for history and nature lovers, artists, writers, musicians or anyone looking to totally disconnect from the 21st century. Built by the O’Kennedys in the 1500’s, its rugged “realm” is surrounded by fields, forestry and ancient woods and bordered by a crystal clear stream.

Enjoy the best possible vacation in Irish Castle