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.


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Kilkea Castle presents guests with three distinct accommodation choices. we are proud to announce our historic 12th-century Kilkea Castle, Carriage Rooms and the Lodges at Kilkea Castle

Fairytale Castle

Experience your very own Fairytale Castle

Together we can create the wedding of your dreams on this wonderful 180-acre estate. Built in 1180, our magical Castle and its history will combine to create the future of your dreams.

With over 800 years of hosting Weddings and Celebrations behind us, Kilkea Castle is ready to open its doors and let new light in through our noble windows.

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