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Calor Customer Spotlight: Castle Leslie Estate

Castle Leslie
Calor Customer Spotlight: Castle Leslie Estate

Castle Leslie Estate, a Calor BioLPG Customer, is one of Ireland’s last great Irish Castles which is still in the hands of its founders, the Leslie Family. The castle is situated on 1,000 acres of beautiful Irish countryside, within the village of Glaslough, Co. Monaghan. Filled with ancient woodland trails, ready to be explored on horseback or by foot, the Castle is set overlooking the spectacular Glaslough Lake. In addition, there are two other lakes on the estate, Kilvey and the Dream Lake. Castle Leslie Estate offers the most idyllic location for you to switch off and unwind from the outside world.

The estate offers three unique accommodation options to suits all visitors' desires. The Castle at Castle Leslie Estate exudes old world grandeur with its authentic interiors and old-style hospitality. The Castle provides a true escape from everyday routines as visitors won’t find televisions, radios, or minibars in the Castle bedrooms. The beautifully decorated and tranquil bedrooms will provide an oasis of calm as you relax, unwind and truly switch off.

For horse-lovers, the Estate features an equestrian themed Lodge, complete with a 50-bedrooms The Lodge is the social hub of the Estate and houses the 2 AA Rosette award winning Snaffles Restaurant, Conor’s Bar & Lounge and The Victorian Treatment Rooms. The Lodge is also home to the Estate’s own locally produced Gin - ‘The Fighting Bishop’ from around the world. The presence of the local produce is complemented by an impressive Gin menu boasting 110 different gins. Keeping with the theme of locally-sourced materials, the Lodge is home to the Estate’s own art exhibition area which features an array of different paintings by local artists that are available to purchase.

For some added luxury, guests can enjoy a visit to the spa, called Victorian Treatment rooms, providing the opportunity to indulge and be pampered. Guests who prefer to cater for their own needs can stay in one of Castle Leslie Estate’s self-catering Old Stable Mews – located within walking distance to the Castle.

Visitors can make the most of their time at Castle Leslie Estate with lots of activities to keep the family entertained. The Estate is home to many outdoor activities including horse riding, falconry, fishing, boating, archery, clay target shooting and a number of woodland walking trails. If you prefer to relax and put your feet up - you can curl up by the fire in one of the cosy rooms on the grounds or visit the treatment rooms.

Brian Baldwin, CEO commented; “Here at Castle Leslie Estate we offer an array of activities that cater to a wide range of interests and abilities. The magnificent estate is jam-packed with amenities to offer holidaymakers the option to relax or be active”.

Set among the undulating Irish countryside, Castle Leslie Estate has demonstrated a deep respect for its history and surroundings with a clear emphasis on the environment and locally sourced materials. The Estate has a number of sustainability initiatives embedded in the day-to-day running of the business.

The team has introduced compostable cups to help reduce the level of waste and the artwork on the cups was designed by the local primary school. The use of compostable cups is estimated to reduce the number of non-compostable cups by 7500-10000 annually. Castle Leslie Estate has recently created its own walled garden to grow its own fresh produce for its guests to savour.

Castle Leslie Estate uses Calor BioLPG, our 100% renewable energy, for various energy requirements across the hotel and estate. By using Calor BioLPG, the hotel can reduce their carbon emissions and be powered by a cleaner energy source. This has helped the hotel achieve the Eco-Label Certificate as members of Green Hospitality Programme.

For Homeowners who want to make a difference, you can choose Calor BioLPG, our 100% renewable gas. If you make the move to Calor BioLPG before August 31st, you will receive a €250 / £250 hotel voucher for one of our participating hotels*, including Castle Leslie Estate. Calor BioLPG is perfect for homes and businesses aiming to reduce their carbon footprint, and is identical in appearance and performance to conventional LPG.

For more information on Castle Leslie Estate, or to make a booking, you can visit their website at www.castleleslie.com

*Terms and Conditions apply. To learn more about Calor BioLPG at https://www.calorgas.ie/about-us/biolpg