Markree Castle

Welcome to Markree

Authentic, relaxing and uniquely charming, Markree Castle is the perfect spot to immerse oneself in unrivalled castle comfort. The addition of Markree Castle brings to four the number of supreme castles run by the Corscadden family in Ireland. Markree was perviously the home of the Cooper family for over 370 years and that history and connection with a bygone era can be felt in every corner of the castle.

As the only castle venue in Sligo & on the Wild Atlantic Way, Markree enjoys a very privileged spot amongst the 500 acres of secluded Irish countryside estate. The castle is a truly unique secluded gem in the heart of Sligo and the perfect Castle Wedding Venue to hold your dream wedding or a bespoke private event. At Markree we understand that your wedding day is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and important days in your life and therefore, great care and attention have been taken in creating our wedding package. Whatever your plans are for your special day, let us take the worry and strain away from you. Our specially trained staff will ensure your wedding reception will be the ultimate success and will assist you in every aspect of preparing and organising your wedding reception to allow you the freedom to enjoy the magic of your idyllic wedding day at Markree.

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Your Castle Wedding

A BESPOKE CASTLE WEDDING IN IRELAND -Markree Castle is a stunning gothic style castle, set in the heart of the beautiful Sligo countryside, and is a truly authentic, relaxed and uniquely charming wedding venue where you will find yourself immersed in unrivalled castle hotel comfort. Markree Castle has recently been purchased by the Corscadden family and is the fourth Castle Hotel in Ireland to be owned and run by the Corscadden family. Couples can choose to arrive to their arrival reception by boat or gather for a civil ceremony within the Castle in the original chapel at Markree. Guests can then relax and enjoy the beautiful grounds and drawing rooms within the castle during the arrival reception while enjoying a welcome drink and delicious selection of canape, before enjoying a sumptuous meal and dancing the night away.

A WEDDING MEAL WITH A DIFFERENCE -Our Chefs at Markree Castle have a passion for bringing local quality produce from its source to our table. Their inspiration is reflected in the quality of our ingredients and innovative menus. Your gourmet five course dinner is served in the Grand Golden Ballroom,with its world famous Roccoco style plasterwork, which can seat up to 150 guests. The quality of our produce is a top priority & wild fallow venison from the estate is a seasonal treat as is our own lamb and produce from the castle garden. . We offer exclusive use of the castle and grounds to you and your guests for your special day. 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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Markree Castle is located just off the main Sligo to Dublin Road (the N4), near the village of Collooney in Co. Sligo

GPS Coordinates N52 15 22 W9 38 50

Distance from Cabra Castle to:

-Sligo 14km
-Westport 90km
-Galway 130km
-Belfast International Airport 194km
-Shannon Airport 201km
-Dublin Airport 205km
-Limerick 219km
-Cork Airport 321km