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Ireland (112) Central Ireland (1) County Athlone (2)
Co Westmeath; Nr Athlone - West of Dublin
Glaston Castle
sleeps up to: 26
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Living room
Glaston offers 10 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms furnished in period style and capable of accommodating up to 20 guests. Apart from three function rooms, a dining room and a library, the banqueting hall has a renaissance style fireplace and will provide a truly medieval experience. A 3-bedroom cottage is available for additional guests.
The castle is set in 30 acres of woodland, and rich green fields lead down to the Lough/Lake situated a mere stone's throw away. Awaiting you is the freedom to ramble around this idyllic Irish countryside. Local leisure pursuits include fishing, boat trips and horse riding. Balloon rides above this beautiful landscape will also be available, providing breathtaking views and an exhilarating experience. If this isn't enough, a few minutes away is the local golf club, which boasts a course designed by world-renowned golfer, Christy O'Connor.

Accommodation for twenty people:
Ground Floor: Large Entrance Hall way containing main Stairway, Drawing room with fireplace, Edwardian Dining room with fireplace, Ballroom/Conference Hall seating 80-100 persons, , Laundry room, Fully equipped Commercial Kitchen, Library with fireplace & Minstrelís gallery with dumbwaiter connection to Kitchen, Banqueting Hall and vaulted reception room, Toilet facilities, Telephone booth and Cloakroom and staff entrance to courtyard.

1st Floor: 4 Double Bedrooms with ensuite Bathrooms, 2 with a private Terrace, All with views to lake or over gardens. The main Tower links to the Victorian wing, 15th century floor and the Minstrelís Gallery with Large inglenook fireplace and a Terrace overlooking the gardens and Lough.

2nd Floor: 2 Double Bedrooms with private ensuite Bathrooms.
3rd Floor: 2 Double Bedrooms with private Bathrooms.
4th Floor: 2 Bedrooms with shower ensuites.
All bedrooms are substantial in size, have double beds and have most have fitted wardrobes.

Local leisure pursuits: Proximity to 3 golf courses. Golf club designed by world-renowned golfer, Christy OíConnor, 3 marinas, Fishing, watersports, horseriding and award winning restaurants and Pubs. A choice of colourful villages and historical sites. Glaston Castle is a paradise for the angler, the golfer, sailing enthusiast, the gourmet or those interested who want to relax.

The location of the Castle is excellent - situated on the Athlone/ Longford road, 5 miles from the main Dublin/Galway road, only 3 miles from the nearest village and just north of Athlone town, Ninety minutes from Dublin, less than 1 hour from Galway city and 10 minutes from rail connentions. Generally speaking the castle is a wonderful place to stay. It is fairly ghost free, has a wonderful medieval atmosphere and a great setting on the lake.
Dining room
Dining room
Sleeps up to   26
Bedrooms   10
Baths   10
typical pricing (per week)
June 12, 0 June 26, 0  $8190

Pricing for all other times of year on request. Prices are subject to change; call us to confirm current pricing.
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