Ballyseede Castle

Ballyseede Castle in Co. Kerry is one of the top 4-star luxury castle hotels in Ireland and Kerry’s only Castle Hotel. Close to Tralee on the famous ring of Kerry, Ballyseede Castle is a favourite with every generation. When you pass through the gates of Ballyseede Castle you know you are entering a special world steeped in history and splendour.

Its relaxed atmosphere, quality accommodation and award winning food makes Ballyseede Castle a very attractive wedding and holiday destination for families, couples and individuals alike. Our commitment at Ballyseede Castle is to provide the highest level of comfort and service. You will enjoy old world elegance with modern day comforts.

Welcome to Ballyseede

Ballyseede Castle, dating back to the 1590's, is one of the best known castle hotels in Ireland, located just 5km from the town centre of Tralee, in the heart of beautiful Co. Kerry. Set in thirty acres of native woodland, Ballyseede has been wonderfully transformed into a luxury hotel. Ballyseede Castle offers formal and casual dining, twenty three uniquely designed en-suite bedrooms and three beautiful private rooms complimented by enchanting formal gardens.

Mr. Higgins, the Irish Wolfhound is always playful while his sidekick Einstein is up for fun and loves catching stones. Along with the resident dogs there are three native Irish donkeys and four Farabella Horses, an Irish Miniature breed which is a great family attraction and they do appreciate an odd treat!

Ballyseede Castle is a proud member of Manor House Hotels of Ireland. In choosing to stay with us you choose the only Castle Hotel in Kerry that has its own character and charm and is distinctively different. As the only four star Castle Hotel in Kerry, Ballyseede Castle is well placed to host your perfect wedding and offer a getaway that is distinctively different.

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Your Castle Wedding

BALLYSEEDE IS A UNIQUE CHOICE FOR YOUR WEDDING VENUE IN IRELAND Be distinctively different and have your wedding in a castle! The private grounds of Ballyseede Castle allow you and your guests to celebrate your wedding in style. Being the only castle hotel in Tralee, Co. Kerry. Ballyseede Castle is a unique luxury wedding venue in Ireland, and as it is family run hotel you can be assured of personal and professional attention helping you in every aspect of your wedding. Luxury hotel accommodation in Kerry set on private grounds of thirty acres Ballyseede Castle is steeped in history. Enjoy a drinks reception in any of the beautifully decorated formal lounges. Take family portraits in the gardens with the castle as a backdrop and allow your guests to enjoy this enchanting building. Enjoy a beautiful meal in the company of your friends and dance the night away. Invite your closest friends to stay the night in the beautifully decorated rooms with attractive rates for wedding guests. Allow us at Ballyseede Castle to make your dreams come true!

A BESPOKE CASTLE WEDDING IN IRELAND Here at Ballyseede Castle Hotel in Kerry, Ireland we recognise that every bride and groom want their day to be special. We encourage people to visit and enjoy a private viewing of the castle. As it is the most exciting and important day in your life, great care and attention has been taken in creating our wedding choices. Personalise your day, have a family crest on your menu, why not fly your family flag from the Castle Walls, adorn the mantles with family photos - the sky is the limit in what you can do to make your day a personal one. Contact us or call in and see us, we would love to discuss your plans. Let us take the worry and strain from you and ensure you of the highest level of attention and service at all times. Our highly professional staff will ensure that your wedding reception will make your dreams come true.

A WEDDING MEAL WITH A DIFFERENCE At Ballyseede Castle Hotel we are very proud of our food and in our ability to provide every guest with a meal to remember. Build your own personalised menu from a vast selection to tempt every taste bud. As impressed as your guests will be of the castle and the grounds they will be equally impressed with the tastes, quality and presentation of the meal. Here at Ballyseede Castle we give a personal guarantee that we do not do standard function food. Our menus are chosen from years of experience and where possible, our food and produce is sourced locally. Choose from crystal glasses, beautiful bows, table sashes and silver candelabras to decorate every table. Ballyseede Castle is a unique backdrop for you to celebrate your wedding. Call in or contact us to arrange a private viewing of Ballyseede Castle, one of the finest Wedding Castles in Ireland.

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GPS Coordinates N52 15 22 W9 38 50

Ballyseede Castle is conveniently located on the N21 Tralee to Limerick/Killarney road, on the gateway to the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula.

Distance from Ballyseede Castle to:

-Tralee 5km
-Kerry Airport 13km
-Killarney 32km
-Dingle 48km
-Limerick 103km
-Shannon Airport 120km
-Cork 113km
-Dublin 298km