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Shankill Castle

Shankill Castle

11 guests
5 bedrooms
8 beds
2.5 baths
11 guests
5 bedrooms
8 beds
2.5 baths

Charming period rooms in the heart of the historic castle. Shankill Castle just 16km from Kilkenny city, is situated in a picturesque location with stunning views of the Blackstairs mountains and surrounded by lush gardens. Ideal for a group of family or friends to gather for a special country break. For guests having parties a party fee may apply.


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 floor mattress
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed, 1 floor mattress
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Common spaces

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM

59 Reviews

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Michelle User Profile
September 2017
An absolute joy. The Castle is delightful and the hosts even more so. I'd move in permanently, if they'd let me.

Mazal User Profile
September 2017
As in fairy tales, it was exciting to get the guidance on the castle and live in it, Reuben, hosted us and was very lovable, highly recommend

Katie User Profile
August 2017
Staying at Shankhill Castle was an unforgettable experience. Sybil and her parents are incredibly friendly and hospitable, and they go above and beyond to make their guests welcome- from tea upon arrival to wine by the fireside to a delicious breakfast before you go. When you vis…

Kelly User Profile
August 2017
Shankill Castle felt like it was out of a fairytale! From the moment we were greeted by Rapunzel's braid hanging out of a top castle window to exploring the 17th c. graveyard on the grounds, there was ever a dull moment. I already miss the homemade apple juice pressed from their …

Louise User Profile
August 2017
We had the most wonderful time staying at Shankill Castle. My group of 7 visitors were aged between 10 and 75 and everybody was in absolute agreement that Shankill was the highlight of our Ireland trip and quite possibly the best place any of us had ever stayed. Sybil was so wo…

Kaitlin User Profile
August 2017
Cannot recommend Shankill Castle highly enough. What an amazing experience. We wish we had stayed for more than one night. The castle is truly a sight to see, and the entire property is open to explore. The property includes gorgeous gardens, farmland, orchards, ponds and even an…

Luke User Profile
August 2017
This was a once-in-a-lifetime visit. Elizabeth was an amazing host. Taking us for a personal tour of the Castle and grounds. Finding some art equipment so that Mum and her best friend could spend the morning painting. This was an inspirational night and morning. The value far…
Shankill Castle User Profile
Response from Shankill Castle:
Luke thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We really enjoyed hosting you all and hope you return sometime soon.
August 2017

Hosted by Shankill Castle

Paulstown, IrelandJoined in May 2015
Shankill Castle User Profile
79 Reviews
Shankill Castle is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are a family of Artists, Archaeologists and Farmers. We love to read, as you will see from our large book collection, we love to travel and some of us love to paint. We try to grow as much of our own food as possible. We have our own Zingy apple juice brand, homemade honey and…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a day
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