Barberstown Castle

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Gathering accolades and distinctions from centuries of distinguished guests, Barberstown Castle’s rich and colorful heritage makes it an Irish treasure with more than 800 years of stories to recite next to its glowing fireplaces. From Lord Dunsany to Arnold Palmer, from Sean Connery to Bob Dylan, this historic castle is where discriminating travelers embark on journeys through Irish history that combine comfortable yet elegant accommodations with explorations of the Emerald Isle. Guests are invited to create new memories at this cherished hotel in County Kildare and encouraged to meld with nature, make cultural discoveries, and bask in the splendor of the pristine, 20 acres/8 hectares of gardens. Barberstown Castle’s historic accommodations inspire travelers to reach beyond known worlds and to indulge themselves with authentic Irish culture and hospitality, dine on exquisite cuisine, and experience moments that are to be treasured, remembered, and never forgotten.
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Location Map

Spend a half-day touring the nearby Castledown House and historic sites in Ireland's Ancient East.

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Discover

Discover Barberstown Castle’s ancient stone battlement.

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Explore

Explore Dublin Castle nearby.

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Experience

Experience Trinity College.

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Taste

Taste a legendary Guinness Stout in nearby Dublin.

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