Carton House, Fairmont Managed Hotel
Just 25 minutes from Dublin, this luxury resort on 1,100 private acres of sweeping parkland, ancient woodlands, lakes and the meandering River Rye create the perfect backdrop for an awe-inspiring country mansion. Once the ancestral home of the Earls of Kildare and the Dukes of Leinster, this walled estate is steeped in the romance of times past, where one can explore stories and history around every corner.
Carton House, a Fairmont Managed Hotel is luxury resort escapism at its best. Set on 1,100 private acres of sweeping Kildare parkland, just twenty minutes from Dublin International Airport, it is one of Irelands most exquisite national treasures. When you arrive at Carton House, you enter a place rich with over three centuries of history. Originally the home of the influential and aristocratic FitzGerald family, its history is as dramatic and storied as that of our nation itself; rich in art, culture, romance and politics, echoes of which can be felt as you walk the halls today.
A wealth of resort activities await you from cycle or walking trails to tennis, falconry and fishing. Following an extensive restoration and luxury redesign the original rooms of The House will be at the very heart of each and every day. From your morning coffee in the Mallaghan Room to a tipple at dusk in the Whiskey Library, The House offering allows guests to enjoy the refined flexibility and relaxed atmosphere of a traditional country manor. Indulge at 3 completely unique eateries – Kathleen’s Kitchen, The Morrison Room or The Carriage House; escape to Carton House Spa & Wellness featuring an 18 metre swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gymnasium. Their 2 championship eighteen-hole golf courses were designed by Colin Montgomerie and Mark O’Meara. Carton House is luxury resort escapism at its best.