Events

Meetings & Conferences

The perfect rural location for private business meetings or corporate celebrations, Castle Leslie Estate is located just 80 minutes from Dublin and 60 minutes from Belfast. Set in tranquil surroundings, which block out distractions from the outside world, it is an environment conducive to learning and creativity and the ideal place to reward staff. With its 1,000 acres, woodlands, lakes and variety of onsite facilities, it is also an ideal setting for product launches, photo shoots or as a film location.

At Castle Leslie Estate, one of the top luxury hotels inIreland, the team understand that you want personal and efficient service. A personal meeting organiser will be provided to co-ordinate your entire experience from start to finish and you will find staff to be flexible, professional and helpful. They will take care of all the details so you can get on with your work. Rooms will be set up and arranged based on your needs - board room, theatre, banqueting or informally. Staff will happily manage your technology - broadband and multimedia - requirements and co-ordinate meals and activities when you want and as you want. There is also Wi Fi available in hot spots throughout the estate.

Castle Leslie Estate has a choice of indoor and outdoor spaces, designed to inspire and spark creativity; set in 1,000 acres of wide open space where you can think, brainstorm and team build. Choose between the majestic castle setting, the more traditional lodge facilities or the seclusion of the Old Stable Mews.

• For smaller meetings and private events, the castle offers a unique and very private old world setting. Choose from the numerous rooms, such as the comfortable Library and and the Billiard Room at the castle.

• Larger meetings and events for up to 280 people can be catered for in the Castle Pavilion. It is located in the fountain garden of the castle and overlooks the stunning Glaslough Lake.

• The Lodge is a traditional Victorian building, a self-contained location with meeting, dining and over-night facilities, where you can conduct your business and socialise under the one roof. It has one large meeting room and two smaller rooms for breakout activities or intimate meetings.

• The Old Stable Mews provides a unique, secluded setting for small to medium sized business meetings or groups. Set in a picturesque cut-stone courtyard in a quiet corner of the estate, it has 12 fully furnished mews, a fully equipped conference room with a capacity for 25 - 35 people, additional breakout rooms and dining facility. A fully-contained option for corporate events, you can also avail of all that Castle Leslie Estate has to offer.

You can enjoy exclusive use of the castle or indeed the entire estate, with your colleagues and business associates, and make the most of all the exciting features and services that Castle Leslie Estate has to offer.

On the grounds of the estate, there is a variety of accommodation to suit all events and tastes. In total, there are 126 bedrooms located in the castle (20 rooms), the lodge (29 rooms), and in the self-catering Old Stable Mews (12 x 2 bed mews) and Village Cottages (12 x 4/5 bed houses).

At Castle Leslie Estate, there are a variety of dining options. Choose from a relaxed dining option in Snaffles Restaurant or Conor’s Bar in the lodge. 

Castle Leslie Estate also offers a diverse range of on and off-site activities, one of the many reasons it is known as one of the finest 'castle hotels' Ireland has to offer. They are perfect for team building, to unwind after the business of the day or to reward and incentivise loyal staff. The Equestrian Centre is extremely popular for corporate team building. At the end of a busy day, why not enjoy a massage in the Victorian Treatment Rooms or relax with a book in one of the many beautiful rooms? For those seeking a more adventurous team building or break out activity, the team will happily organise Rally Driving at the nearby Rally School of Ireland, while outdoor activities such as Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, Quad Biking, Paint Ball Shooting and Golf can also be arranged locally.

Complete packages can be designed to meet your event requirements and you will be offered you competitive all-inclusive rates.

Banqueting & events

At Castle Leslie Estate every gathering is a special occasion. The award winning facilities and expert staff will help ensure your banqueting event is a memorable success.

The dedicated and flexible events team never arrange ‘just another event’- achieving typical standards is not enough. They want to surpass your expectations! They're the experts you can count on to make your event a success.

Castle Leslie Estate is the perfect venue for:

-Corporate Hospitality
-Gala Dinners
-Charity Lunches
-Christmas Parties
-Bespoke Banquets
-Product Launches

Team Building

The following exciting outdoor activities are available at Castle Leslie Estate for pre -booked group activities:

Blindfold Driving

This is really a fantastic fun activity and makes people really operate outside their "Comfort Zone" (as they are not in control and are totally dependent on their group!).

Laser Clays

This is Ireland’s ultimate clay shooting event. Everyone gets involved and up to 5 people at one time can shoot! Experienced instructors will be on hand to give tuition, guidance and supervision, ensuring your safety throughout each event.

Archery

This is a versatile, competitive sport where your strength and accuracy is tested to the full. You will not be disappointed in the entertainment, satisfaction and fun that archery can offer.

Castle Leslie Estate Adventure

Are you ready for action, the latest GPS technology and having a good time? Well then the Castle Leslie Estate Adventure is the challenge for you. Using hand held GPS units, teams must navigate around locations/venues, finding items such as orienteering punches & clues. They must solve riddles & anagrams... and get from A to B in the allocated time.

  • The Nursery

    The Nursery

    Originally the Leslie family nursery, now a unique bedroom with wonderful views over the lake. The giant dolls' house reveals a hidden shower room!

  • Dining

    Dining

    The castle provides a formal and elegant setting for those looking for a special and enjoyable dining experience.

  • Spa

    Treatment Rooms

    The spa features seven treatment rooms, two Victorian steam boxes, a relaxation area and hot tubs overlooking the stables.

  • Eagle's Nest

    Eagle's Nest

    The Eagle's Nest is located at one of the highest points of the house. This spacious and intimate room is perfect for couples.

  • Equestrian

    Equestrian

    The Equestrian Centre combines the authentic charm of a country estate with all the amenities you'd expect.

  • The Lodge

    The Lodge

    Originally the estate's cut-stone stable, The Lodge has now been restored to include 29 bedrooms, Snaffle's Restaurant and the social hub of the estate - Conor's Bar.

  • Fishing

    Fishing

    Combine the unique experience of a stay on the estate with excellent fishing in one of Ireland's best-preserved lakes.

  • Red Room

    Red Room

    The luxurious Red Room features a magnificent four poster bed and overlooks the lake. It features the first ever bathtub installed in Ireland!