Markree Castle

Collooney Co. Sligo Ireland

Co Sligo

F91 AE81

+353 (0)71 916 7800

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Markree Castle, the Cooper family home for 370 years, has been lovingly restored by the current owner Charles Cooper and his wife Mary to become one of the finest country house hotels in Ireland. Set in a secluded 500 acre estate in County Sligo, peace and relaxation combined with good food, fine wine and old-world charm make a stay at Markree a step back in time.

The only castle hotel in Sligo, Markree is a truely unique hidden gem in the heart of Sligo- the only place to go if you are looking for Sligo accommodation with a difference or a Sligo hotel with genuine character.

Markree Castle offers a quiet and relaxing atmosphere for get-away breaks and its location, in the heart of the countryside that inspired the great poet and playwright W.B. Yeats, makes it an ideal ‘home-from-home’ for longer stays. Markree Castle is one of Sligo’s best loved hotels and a perfect place to spend your holiday in Sligo and the north west of Ireland.

A castle since the 14th century, with the most recent redesign taking place in the late 1800s, Markree is a cultural gem where the very finest in Irish Victorian and Georgian architecture is to be seen. Stay in casual castle comfort and style at this unique Sligo hotel and restaurant.

Sligo is a mecca for golfers with no fewer than a dozen of Ireland’s top golf courses within easy reach of this Sligo hotel. The castle offers a relaxing and peaceful haven to return to after a busy day’s touring while its home-from-home atmosphere makes it a comfortable and cosy base.  

Luxury self catering cottages situated in the Markree Castle’s 17th Century farmyard buildings, where you can enjoy sculpture gardens and a private deck overlooking the river Unsin as well as sauna and hot tub facilities. Ideally located in the heart of Sligo, Yeats’ “Land of Heart’s Desire”, Markree Home Farm offers the best in self catering accommodation in Sligo.

This range of luxury, self catering suites and the fabulous Granary House are just minutes walk from the Castle itself, where meals and afternoon tea can be enjoyed by prior arrangement.