Luxurious country escape


Facilities & services

  • 139 rooms and suites
  • Two restaurants
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Leisure centre


  • Walking trails
  • Falconry
  • Archery

History meets contemporary design at this elegant hotel just outside of Kilkenny Centre. The carefully-restored 17th-century house makes a striking companion to the modern additions.

The hotel offers 139 rooms and suites with stunning views out over the estate or gardens, and many of them boast their own balconies or terraces. The rooms offer guests a private haven, situated away from the main body of the hotel. The design is luxurious, combining contemporary features with bold patterns and bright pops of colour.

Seasonal Irish cuisine, inspired by international trends, awaits at the inviting Yew Restaurant. An extensive wine list and beautiful views out into the gardens complete the unique dining experience. On the mezzanine level, you’ll find the Grill & Bar which boasts an open kitchen, cocktail bar and an eclectic menu. If you fancy a drink, make yourself comfortable at the stylish Tupper’s Bar in the manor house, and if the idea of a sumptuous afternoon tea with friends sounds appealing, head to sunlight-flooded Atrium.

Spread across 170 acres of mature parkland, the estate is home to a variety of native wildlife. Take a stroll along the signposted walking trails beneath ancient trees, and keep a lookout for ducks, rabbits, hares and squirrels. Make your way down to the dam, the ideal spot for a picnic, or explore a little further and discover many other picturesque places to make the most of the fresh country air. There are also several other outdoor activities to fill the time, including falconry and archery.

Finally, the multi-award winning Oasis Spa is a sanctuary of tranquillity offering various rejuvenating treatments.

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