A private and magical Irish castle in Waterford
Dating from 1170, Lismore is a privately owned castle offering luxury accommodation on an exclusive hire basis. It is an exceptional Irish destination – a place where you can make your own magic.
Lismore Castle is a modern home in a historic setting, combining the best of contemporary living and past centuries for a perfect holiday. When you stay with us, you will enjoy exclusive use of the castle and private garden. The Duke's personal butler and his team offer a level of personal attention, luxury and service unequalled anywhere in Ireland.
The castle is ideal for unforgettable family holidays, a special gathering of friends or even a magical, romantic castle wedding. The layout of the castle means it can feel intimate with eight to twelve, yet spacious with up to 27, and there is room for many more in the banqueting hall for spectacular events. Lismore Castle consists of 15 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 27 people. A team of dedicated staff is on hand to offer the warmest of welcomes and to help plan and deliver every aspect of your perfect, tailor-made stay.
The castle has a hall, a drawing room, two sitting rooms, a dining room, a spectacular banqueting hall for large receptions, a library, a games room with a full-size snooker table and a fully equipped playroom/nursery.
Lismore Castle is the perfect setting for every type of event. Be it a family gathering, an an executive retreat, a grand marquee event, a celebration banquet or an intimate wedding, our rooms offer unique charm and appeal in a magnificent setting. With accommodation capacity for up to 30 people, elegant rooms reveal a history that includes the Boyle, Astaire, Mitford and Devonshire families. The stunning décor and rich furnishings are complemented by our staff's impeccable attention to detail.
Whether you're celebrating a special family milestone event, a romantic wedding or conducting important business, we will help you create an event that will be long remembered.
Fine food is the highlight of any guest's visit. We work with top-quality chefs, using locally sourced, often home-produced ingredients and everything is made from scratch in our kitchens. Dining can be formal or informal, indoors or outdoors, themed or traditional. Guests can set the menu and mealtimes – or this can be left to us.
Our chefs create a magnificent array of breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea menus, available for all sorts of occasions. Whether it be a celebration dinner, a cocktail party or a packed lunch to take fishing or walking, we have the menu for you. We also have an excellent wine cellar, or you can also choose your own wine and we will order it in for you.
There are a total of 10 double bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms and 3 single bedrooms
2 x double bedrooms with four-poster beds and en suite bathrooms with both shower and bath 4 x double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms with bath and shower2 x double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms with bath2 x double bedrooms with adjacent private bathrooms with bath1 x twin bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath and shower1 x twin bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath1 x single bedroom with adjacent private bathroom with shower2 x single bedrooms with adjacent shared bathroom with bath and shower
Lismore is one of Waterford's oldest towns and was the winner of Irelands Tidiest Small Town in 2010. Lismore is proud not only of its ancient and historic heritage, but also of its natural beautiful location in the heart of the River Blackwater valley.
In addition to the many facilities and activities in the castle and on the estate, Lismore Castle is conveniently located close to many excellent opportunities for other activities and excursions.
Horse-riding, hill-walking in the nearby Knockmealdown Mountains, a serious round of golf on some of Ireland’s leading courses, and dining out in award-winning nearby restaurants are just some of the amenities within easy reach of the castle.
Lismore Castle is easily accessed from the main points of entry to Ireland from abroad and from the main towns and cities in Ireland, and all of Ireland's major airports are within easy reach.
There is a major international airport in Cork, just 50 minutes’ drive from Lismore, and a regional airport in Waterford, 45 minutes away. Shannon and Dublin airports are both approximately a three-hour drive from the castle.
Airport transfers can be arranged through our concierge service. Car hire, a chauffeur service or helicopter transfers are all easily facilitated.
Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.
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