Huntington Castle, Clonegal

#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in County Carlow
Huntington Castle, Clonegal, County Carlow, the ancient seat of the Esmonde family is today one of Irelands historical treasures.

Presently lived in by four generations of the Durdin-Robertson family, descendents of the Esmondes, the castle is set in picturesque countryside at the foot of the Blackstairs mountains.

Built in 1625 on the site of a former 14th century stronghold and abbey, the castle has something to offer everyone – from those keen to explore the fascinating house and gardens on a tour – to the discerning client looking for a venue hire with a difference, or the couple looking for a fairytale wedding venue. Whatever you are looking for we are sure that Huntington will have something unique to offer.
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  • We stayed overnight in the Gate Lodge of Huntington Castle.It was a beautiful house at the entrance to the Castle.It was self contained with 2 lovely bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.It was spotless,warm,cozy...  more »
  • We enjoyed a wonderful visit to the castle and gardens today 4 May 2019. We had the good luck to be shown around the castle by Alex the owner who gave an engrossing account of the family and their hom...  more »
  • Beautiful spot, playground could do with some updating though. Clonegal is a picture perfect little town too
  • Fantastic day with the family at the Easter egg hunt!! Thoroughly enjoyed our visit there, would recommend it.
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