Lismore Castle

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Lismore Castle
Visiting and staying at the Lismore Castle Hotel provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the heritage of Ireland whilst touring or visiting the country on your vacation or holiday. Now everyone has the opportunity to stay in one of the magnificent Irish castles. Experience a sense of history and enjoy the luxurious surroundings of Lismore Castle Hotel in the beautiful country of Ireland. Lismore Castle was originally a Bishop's Palace until 1589 when it was acquired by Sir Walter Raleigh and then sold on to Richard Boyle, first Earl of Cork, in 1602. Lismore Castle has been the Irish home of the Dukes of Devonshire since 1753.

 
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Lismore Castle

Hotel Facts and Information - Lismore Castle

  • The address and contact details of Lismore Castle Hotel
  • The hotel location and setting:
    • The Lismore Castle Hotel is located in a beautiful Irish setting overlooking the Blackwater Valley at the foot of the Knockmealdown mountains. The hotel is set amidst 7 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and grounds
  • Local Attractions:
    • St Carthage's Church of Ireland Cathedral
    • Waterford Crystal factory
    • Waterford Cathedral
    • Waterford City Centre
    • Waterford Castle - located on a beautiful private 310-acre island
    • Geneva Barracks - a British military barracks in county Waterford which was notorious as a holding centre for rebel prisoners during and after the 1798 rebellion. 
  • Number of rooms - 12
    • Safe
    • Internet access in some rooms and the study
    • Television & Radio
    • Hairdryer
  • General hotel facilities:
    • Dining Room
    • Bar
    • Room Service
  • Sporting Facilities at, or nearby, Lismore Castle Hotel:
    • Golf Courses
    • Clay pigeon shooting
    • Horse riding
    • Falconry
    • Tennis
    • Archery
    • Fishing
  • Special Features at Lismore Hotel
    • A Banqueting Hall seating up to eighty people
  • Weddings at Lismore Hotel
    • Romantic Wedding receptions can be arranged at Lismore
 

Irish Castle Building - Lismore Castle
The design and building of Lismore Castle encompassed some, or all, of the following elements:

  • Castles were built on the highest ground in the area
  • Castles often adjoined Rivers
  • Castles often overlooked Towns
  • A Strong central Keep or Main Tower was featured in many castles
  • A High wall, complete with towers surrounded the Keep and the Inner Bailey
  • Several Outer Walls and Outer Baileys were often added in the process of building
  • Gatehouses were often featured

It is interesting to discover which elements applied to the building of Lismore Castle when you take your holiday or vacation.

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