Follow Lovin IE

You Can Spend A Night In This Dog-Friendly Castle In Kildare With A Woodburning Stove

By Sarah

May 20, 2019 at 2:35pm



Snuggled up in an old lodge on the outskirts of a fancy estate with the fire burning... Sounds ideal, doesn't it?

Well, thanks to the Irish Landmark Trust you can book such a property and experience a piece of Irish history on your holiday.

Each of their thirty properties has its own unique story to tell, be it a Lighthouse, Country House, Gatelodge or City Mews; giving a unique experience.

We fell instantly in love with Batty Langley Lodge in Leixlip, Kildare, which surrounds the world famous Palladian Castletown House.

The lodge (which is dog friendly!) sleeps two people and is available to rent from €328 for two nights... What a cool romantic weekend break, eh?

The lodge itself is an 18th century Gothic design nestled in the woods

Screen Shot 2018 04 12 At 14 47 12

There's a bed fit for royalty...

Screen Shot 2018 04 12 At 14 46 39
Screen Shot 2018 04 12 At 12 40 20

And just LOOK at the cosy sitting room and stove

Screen Shot 2018 04 12 At 14 47 05
Screen Shot 2018 04 12 At 14 46 46
Screen Shot 2018 04 12 At 14 46 32

We NEED to stay here. Few games of Scrabble and a bottle of vino and you'll be laughin'.

READ NEXT: Ireland's 'Hidden Heartland' Unveiled As The Next Big Tourist Destination



Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin IE including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy