Markree Castle

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Markree Castle
Visiting and staying at the Markree 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 Markree Castle Hotel in the beautiful country of Ireland. Markree Castle is located just outside the village of Collooney, Co. Sligo. A 19th-century castle with beautiful and historic interiors, dating from 1802.

 
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Markree Castle

Hotel Facts and Information - Markree Castle

  • The address and contact details of Markree Castle Hotel
    • Markree Castle, Collooney, County Sligo, Ireland
    • TEL: 071-9167800
    • FAX 071-9167840
    • International  353-71-9167800
    • E-mail markree@iol.ie
  • The hotel location and setting:
    • The Markree Castle Hotel is located in a beautiful Irish setting on the shores of Lough Corrib, which is the second largest lake in Ireland, in the picturesque village of Cong. The hotel is set amidst acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and forests
  • Local Attractions:
    • The medieval city of Galway
    • Cong Abbey
  • Number of rooms - 30
    • Television & Radio
    • Hairdryer
  • General hotel facilities:
    • Dining room
    • Bar
    • Room Service
  • Sporting Facilities at, or nearby, Markree Hotel:
    • Golf Course - 18-hole golf course
    • Clay pigeon shooting
    • Horse riding
    • Falconry
    • Tennis
    • Archery
    • Fishing on Lough Corrib
  • Weddings at Markree Hotel
    • Romantic Weddings can be arranged at Markree Castle

Irish Castle Building - Markree Castle
The design and building of Markree 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 Markree Castle when you take your holiday or vacation.

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