(Reference number: 100085)
Loughcrew House was designed by Charles Robert Cockerell and was built in the 1850's. The house is on 200 acres of parkland and sits in a valley below the Loughcrew Cairns and beside Loughcrew Gardens.
The interior has been decorated with Emily Naper's great artistic flair with an emphasis on comfort and relaxation for all guests. There are many beautiful walks and a private tennis court.
Loughcrew House can sleep up to 17 people. The house has 4 double rooms, 4 twin rooms and 1 single room. Loughcrew House is available to you for self catering. The house can also be rented exclusively for long weekends and week long breaks. For longer stays, please contact us for availability.
Take a walk through centuries of garden and landscape fantasy. The central area of approximately six acres includes a lime avenue, extensive lawns and terraces, magnificent herbaceous border and physic border. Within the gardens stand a medieval mote and St. Oliver Plunkett's family church and Tower House. A host of enchanting features are displayed in a setting steeped in atmosphere and history. Meet Alice as she strolls through wonderland, encounter fairies and other creatures on woodland walks.
The result of years of restoration can be seen in this stunning garden comprising a magnificent yew walk, a walled garden, a canal and a parterre.
St Oliver Plunkett's Family Church, near Loughcrew House, has a large residential tower at the west end. It is four stories high including the attic. There is good pecked decoration at the doorway. A broad stairway rises to first floor level and a narrow mural stairway in the east wall rises to the second floor. At the south-east corner a spiral
stairway rises to roof level where there is a bell-cote. There are a number of large windows as well as small slits, some of which are blocked. There is a blocked fireplace in the south wall at the first floor.
The church is rectangular about 20m long with a south transept. There are large round-headed w ...