Markree Castle, in Collooney, County Sligo, wasthe ancestral seat of the Cooper family, partially moated by the River Unshin. Today it is a small but elegant family-run hotel.
For 350 years, the Cooper family has been living in the mighty Markree Castle in county Sligo in Ireland, which is quite unique. This fine castle hotel in Ireland lies in the romantic landscape where the poet Yeats found his inspiration, north of awe-inspiring Connemara and south of the beautiful Donegal coast, with the impressive cliffs of Bunglass and Magho make a trip to this part of Ireland a memorable one.
All the bedrooms in Markree Castle are individual in style and character. The furniture is old, in keeping with the style of the castle, yet meets all the requirements of the modern day. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, television, individually controlled heating and beverage making facilities to make a hustle of the modern world outside. The majority of rooms in this castle hotel in Ireland have fantastic views of the gardens and surrounding countryside.