Adare, Co. Limerick, Ireland
+353 (0) 61 395 989

Welcome To

Fanningstown Castle

Your Own Private Castle in the Irish Countryside

Your own Private Castle in the Irish Countryside

You’re invited to Fanningstown Castle where you’ll live like royalty in your very own 12th century Irish Castle with 19th century interiors.
The castle is a secluded and intimate getaway nestled in the beautiful countryside close to Adare—Ireland’s prettiest village— in County Limerick.


Fanningstown Castle is the perfect venue as a fairytale setting for an intimate wedding, elopement, romantic hideaway or unique honeymoon.

We cater for small private family gatherings of up to 10 for memorable vacations in Ireland.

Family Vacations

Perfect place for family vacations, staycations and family gatherings in our private castle with exclusive use rental with generous living spaces and comfortable bedrooms.
You will feel right at home in this nicely secluded spot which is just a stone’s throw from Adare, Ireland’s prettiest village. Let me help you plan a most memorable stay with your nearest and dearest today.

Family Vacations


Getting married in the beautiful surroundings of Fanningstown Castle makes for an utterly unique destination wedding experience in Ireland.
We are privileged to be able to host very intimate weddings and elopements with close family and friends or just your loved one in attendance.
Let us take care of the details, you will get to relax as you take in the romance and pleasure of every moment during your wedding.


Short Breaks

If your idea of paradise is a quiet, romantic place where you can spend time with family and friends then you are going to love Fanningstown Castle. Everyone will find the ideal space to make the most of the moment and when ready to venture further, enjoy walking, cycling, golf, shopping and great pubs and restaurants in Adare and Limerick.

Short Breaks

We, the Normoyle Family, look forward to welcoming you to our beloved castle—a place for you to get away, surrounded by the beauty and luxury of historic Ireland at its best.

A Luxury Experience at an Affordable Price

Get in touch today and we’ll begin planning your dream vacation in a beautiful historic Irish castle.


Plenty of Space to Relax and Unwind

Fanningstown Castle is sympathetically restored to retain all the history and beauty of the 12th century structure while offering four-star luxury and comfort suited to modern tastes. You’ll feel right at home in the cozy, atmospheric bedrooms and living spaces. A patio area is the ideal setting for a quiet cup of coffee in the morning, or a convivial BBQ in the evening. We’re sure you’ll fall in love with castle living in the scenic Irish countryside.

Sitting Room

This bright and spacious sitting room has a striking period fireplace as its focal point and is the perfect spot for enjoying morning coffee, afternoon tea, pre-dinner drinks or..

Dining Room

If walls could talk, Fanningstown Castle’s majestic dining room would have plenty to say!  Situated in the heart of the castle, this period-style dining room is befitting of…


Fanningstown Castle’s library provides the perfect retreat for those looking to relax in elegant surroundings. Who can resist pouring an indulgent drink and curling…


The castle’s garden and patio area provide a private outdoor retreat, ideal for alfresco lunches or relaxing in the summer sun…


An elegant combination of old and new, this generously equipped kitchen is a pleasure to cook, eat and relax in. The original terracotta flooring, old world dresser and…


With five sumptuous bedrooms, two of which feature either a queen-size or twin beds depending on your accommodation needs, Fanningstown Castle is perfect…

We, the Normoyle Family, look forward to welcoming you to our beloved castle—a place for you to get away, surrounded by the beauty and luxury of historical Ireland at its best.


Why Guests Loved Fanningstown Castle