Stay & Play at Restored 5 Star Dromoland Castle, Ireland


The latest restoration projects are in full swing at the renowned Dromoland Castle, making it a perfect Play & Stay destination in 2018.Dromoland Castle, located in Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare, was built in the 16th century. A four year restoration project is underway on the Castle coverings its bedrooms and en-suites, dining and lounge areas, and the Terrace room, the Gallery and the Earl of Thomond Restaurant. Uniquely, Dromoland Castle only closed for the month of January 2017, and is now open. Since many of the renovations are done “behind the scenes,” guests can experience the historic and luxurious ambience of Dromoland Castle as usual.

Lavish interiors, fine food and superb wines complement the deluxe accommodations of the Castle’s 98 guest rooms, while Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club, an intimate spa and traditional outdoor recreational opportunities ensure a unique guest experience.
Dromoland Castle is surrounded by 18 enchanting, parkland holes of Dromoland Golf and Country Club, which sweep through 410 acres of shady woodland, open rolling pasture, feral lakes and streams. Originally designed by the renowned architect Brook L. Wigginton in 1963, the par 72 course was redesigned in 2003 by world class architect Ron Kirby and Irish golfing legend, the late JB Carr. On the shores of Lough Dromoland, the course is a captivating test of golf, presenting a pure challenge of golf to both professionals and amateurs.

The experienced Golf Team offer an assured and professional service. Motorised carts, pull trolleys, clubs and shoes are available for hire. The Pro Shop offers a complete range of top brands in golf apparel and accessories. The Dromoland Castle Golf Academy is one of the most modern golf practice facilities in Ireland, with ten automated Driving Bays, Putting Greens and bunker. The captivating course is available for groups and corporate events, and offers a range of packages to suit individual needs.
Within the club house, the superb Fig Tree Restaurant and Bar is open all day with freshly prepared dishes to suit all palates, and it can cater for a range of events and functions.

As an alternative accommodation option, the Inn at Dromoland offers 155 bedrooms, along with the award-winning Shannigans Gastro Pub and full leisure facilities.

With all these luxury services and amenities, Dromoland Golf & Country Club is a must-play destination in 2017. To find out more about the Play And Stay packages, please contact Gareth by email on [email protected].==
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