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5 Dream Castles That You Can Rent Around Ireland On Airbnb

By AmyBell

December 1, 2017 at 4:33pm


If you grew up as a princess and Disney-loving girl, you have always dreamt of living in a big castle. Or maybe you wished that you would be king of a big kingdom some day.

Well you can now sort of live out that dream because there are some incredible castles that you can rent on Airbnb around Ireland. 

It's the perfect opportunity to mark a special occasion and get a big group of your family or friends to go with you into this adventure to fantasy land.

Here are five dream-like castles that you can rent around Ireland.

1. Ballyhannon Castle, Clare

This stunning secluded castle is the ideal wedding venue or if you fancied living like a king or queen for a weekend. It just looks so picturesque. 

The 15th century Celtic castle in Quin, Co. Clare stands at five storeys high and can hold up to 11 guests between the four bedrooms. The rooms look as if they have been taken out of a children's book.

It also has a spiral staircase and corridors that are illuminated by candles and lanterns. It sounds dreamy.

You can rent it on Airbnb from €950 a night.

Clare A
Clare B
Clare C
Clare D

(images: Airbnb)

2. Turin Castle, Mayo

This castle in located in the ancient barony of Kilmaine, Co. Mayo surrounded by 16 acres of land and it looks so pretty. The castle hosts five bathrooms and the rooms even have en-suite bathrooms.

The dreamy castle even has its own sun terrace with views of the Partry Mountains. We can picture ourselves now sitting there in pure idyllic setting.

You can rent the 5 bedroom castle from €900 a night on Airbnb.


(images: Airbnb)

3. Wilton Castle, Wexford

This modern castle resides in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford and has all the luxuries that you could only dream of. It hosts 7 massive bedrooms that can accommodate up to 14 guests.

The elegant 19th century castle is set on the banks of the Boro River and looks like it's a real treat.

You can rent the castle from €1,000 a night on Airbnb.

Look at how beautiful it is.


(images: Airbnb)

4. Kicolgan Castle, Galway

If you wanted to be near tourist attractions on your getaway this is the place for you. It is located close to the Burren, Connemara, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. Although you can't rent the entire castle it is still in a dreamy location.

You will have access to several reception halls with open fires, there are horses on the grounds if you wanted to go horse-riding and there is a private water for fishing out the back. 

It can host up to 5 guests a night starting from €300 on Airbnb.


(images: Airbnb)

5. Blackwater Castle, Cork

This massive castle is located in Castletownroche in Co.Cork and although it will set you back a bit more than the others it definitely looks like it is worth it. It is set on a 50 acre wooded estate with its own private river and has over 10,000 years worth of history.

The castle can sleep up to 16 across its 10 suites and has 6 reception rooms. Yes, 6. With it's huge kitchen and private bar it's a dream.

You can rent the castle from €2,500 a night on Airbnb.


(images: Airbnb)

Are any of these now on your bucket list?

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