Mount Juliet Estate

Thomastown, Kilkenny
+353 (0)56 7773000

The 5 Star Mount Juliet Estate is Ireland's leading country estate with 2 luxurious properties, The Manor House and Hunter’s Yard hotel, and only 20 minutes from Kilkenny, 90 minutes from Dublin and 30 minutes from Waterford.

The 32 bedroom Manor House pays tribute to 18th Century craftsmanship while the Estate, steeped in history, dates back to the 15th Century. Each room has been tastefully restored with new furnishings, silk curtains, 100% pure wool carpets and rich interiors honouring its fascinating history and includes the latest technology and amenities. 

A five minutes' walk from the Manor House, is Hunter's Yard hotel, a 93 bedroom chic country retreat offering laid back luxury with a twist. Every room is fully equipped with all modern amenities and designed to encapsulate laid-back luxury - a welcoming haven of tranquillity where guests can escape and unwind. The colour scheme draws from the surrounding environment with a soft ground floor palette and the second floor colours are deeper. Tweeds, herringbone and cable knit details in the fabrics reflect the hunting, shooting and fishing, which are the heart of the Estate.

Mount Juliet Estate offers two dining options. The Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes contemporary fine dining restaurant The Lady Helen located in the Manor House, and The Hound in Hunter’s Yard, awarded 2 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Plate, offers an informal dining experience. Afternoon Tea is served in the beautiful surroundings of the Manor House with view of the River Nore and Ballylinch Stud. 

As part of a stay at Mount Juliet Estate guests are encouraged to take a tour of the Estate. The tour will take guests around the 500 acre Estate and includes a visit to Ballylinch Stud, the Mount Juliet Estate Equestrian Centre, the 18th Century walled gardens, a tour of the Manor House and a visit to one of the three lakes and the River Nore. 

The Estate offers a variety of leisure activities onsite. The Mount Juliet Equestrian Centre offers trails on the Estate. Salmon and trout fishing are available on the River Nore which runs through the Estate. Experience the ancient sport of falconry, where guests have a chance to handle falcons, letting them fly from a gloved hand and returning to feed and archery. 

Mount Juliet Estate is a golfers' paradise with the signature Jack Nicklaus 18-hole golf course. For those seeking golf tuition, The Paul McGinley Golf Academy at Mount Juliet Estate is an advanced golf training facility which includes the Trackman golf swing analysis software, a number of driving bays, ideal for those wishing to enhance their game during a stay at Mount Juliet Estate.

Those who prefer to remain indoors can enjoy the health club and relaxing spa treatment suites in the nearby Hunter’s Yard. The Health Club features a 15 metre heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

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