The Castle at Castle Leslie Estate

“Family-owned country estate with extensive leisure facilities” - AA Inspector

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GLASLOUGH, COUNTY MONAGHAN

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Set in 1,000 acres of rolling countryside, The Castle is the centre of the Leslie Estate which has been in the same family since the 1660s. Bedrooms are decorated in keeping with the age and style of the period, and are ideal for relaxing breaks where guests enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the property without any interference from TVs or other distractions. With a successful equestrian centre and a private fishing lake, this is an ideal location for those who enjoy country pursuits.

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5 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
The Castle at Castle Leslie Estate
GLASLOUGH, CO MONAGHAN
Phone : 047 88100

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 20
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Hard Tennis Court
  • Private fishing
Facilities
  • Direct Dial
  • Wifi
  • Lift Available
  • Lounge with TV
  • Lounge without TV
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: t
Food
  • Afternoon Tea

About The area

Discover County Monaghan

County Monaghan was once part of the old kingdom of Ulster, but since the partition in 1922 it has been part of the Republic. It is a county of pleasant though unspectacular scenery, characterised by round drumlin hills, relics of the last ice age. The county is also known for the exquisite hand-made lace it exports all over the world, with examples in Buckingham Palace and the White House. The ‘little hills’ from which Monaghan takes its name, form a landscape of glacial drumlins, the low ‘basket of eggs’ topography caused by the passage of great ice sheets. Amid these countless ridges of boulder clay lie dozens of lakes, making this a popular county with anglers.

The small county town has a neat shopping street, a good local museum and the nearby Market House, which is a surprisingly elegant Georgian affair from 1792. Grander in scale is the enormous Gothic-revival Roman Catholic Cathedral of St Macartan, standing high on the east side of town. Notable people from Monaghan include poet and novelist Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967), boxer Barry McGuigan, and comedy actor Ardal O’Hanlan, best known as Father Dougal in Father Ted.

 

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