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Dating back to 1807, Lough Cutra Castle and Estate has a rich and varied history. The Castle itself was built during the Gothic revival period and is idyllically situated overlooking the Estate's 1000 acre lake.
Today Lough Cutra Castle stands more magnificently than ever, retaining much of the original estate grounds, it is surely one of the most remarkable properties in Ireland.
On entering the Castle gates and passing the gate lodge, guests could not but be inspired by the haunting scenery and the stunning mile long driveway of this Irish Castle.
Lough Cutra Castle is a self catering private family home that can accommodate up to 17 guests in 9 luxurious bedrooms, with an additional 23 in the courtyard homes for a total of 40 guests on the estate.
Accommodation can be provided in its entirety sleeping 40 guests, or the castle solely, and each of the courtyard cottages solely. There are 3 courtyard cottages - one sleeps 8 guests, the other 9 guests and the last one sleeps 6 guests
An exclusive but central location on Ireland's Western seaboard in Gort, Co. Galway, Lough Cutra was designed by John Nash who worked on Buckingham Palace.
The estate has been privileged to host discerning guests such as His Royal Highness Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, Irish President Michael D Higgins, Bob Geldof, Lady Augusta Gregory and WB Yeats. The countryside surrounding Lough Cutra holds many a story, dating back centuries.
The castle and estate are 40 minutes from Shannon Airport. Due to its easily accessible location, Lough Cutra is ideal for family gatherings, friendly weekends away or summer holidays. We are convenient to International and European guests as well as our domestic visitors. Airport pick up and drop off can be arranged for all arriving guests, although we encourage car hire as there is much to see and do on the West Coast of Ireland.
We pride ourselves on guaranteeing absolute privacy and the utmost discretion for our guests. Behind our secure gates, guests have to freedom to take long walks ...