One of Ireland's oldest inhabited castles, Kilkea Castle, is a hidden jewel just one hour from Dublin. 

With a history dating back to 1180, Kilkea Castle was once the medieval stronghold of the FitzGerald's, Earls of Kildare. 

Our 140 Bedroom Resort, set on 180 acres of landscaped gardens, ancient woodland and a meandering river, boasts several accommodation options to appeal to all tastes. This family-owned and managed estate offers a tranquil spa, a challenging 18-hole championship golf course and a world-class culinary experience.

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Whatever your occassion, Kilkea Castle offers an unforgettable experience surrounded by history, majesty and comfort.


HISTORY Kilkea Castle is an important landmark of Irish history located in the small village of Kilkea, in county Kildare


GALLERY Explore our beautiful historic estate

Kilkea Castle Completed the Failte Ireland


Kilkea Castle Hotel and Golf Resort has completed the Fáilte Ireland Infection Prevention Control for Tourism Business course and signed up to the COVID-19 Safety Charter Terms and Conditions.

Under this, we have declared that all employees returning to work have completed a comprehensive COVID-19 hygeine and safety control training course in accordance with the COVID-19 Safety Charter Terms and Conditions.