- Belleek Castle Hotel
Belleek Castle Hotel
Ballina, Mayo - 43.5km from Ballina
This beautiful and historic castle is set within 1,000 acres of woodland. On the banks of the River Moy, it boasts a restaurant made from the remains of a 17th-century Spanish galleon. With stunning views of the forest and castle garden, each spacious room is elegant and richly furnished. Rooms include a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee facilities. Plasma-screen TVs are available on request. Granuailes Candlelight Grill Room serves fresh country house cuisine, with Connemara lamb and steak flambéed at the table. The Tween Decks provides fantastic, 17th-century nautical decor, and the Armada Bar is built from the salvaged, 400-year old wood of shipwrecked Spanish ships. Guests can enjoy the 13th-century Norman fireplace of the Great Hall, or relax in front of the many open fires throughout the castle, with its suits of armour and numerous antiques. There is a large, secure parking area, and Knock Airport can be reached in 35 minutes by car. Lough Conn is 20 minutes’ drive away, and the centre of Ballina is just a 5-minute drive away.