Newcastle House is a 300-year-old Manor House located near Ballymahon, County Longford on the banks of the River Inny.

Newcastle House stands on 50 acres of mature parkland surrounded by 900 acres of forest. Steeped in history; it is formerly the residence of the King-Harmon Family and the estate was once the largest in the region encompassing over 30,000 acres. Today, Newcastle House has been restored to its former glory and is available for hire on a self catering basis.

Newcastle House can accommodate 55 People in its 18 en-suite bedrooms and three shared bathroom bedrooms. All rooms are specially themed and individually styled. There is one bridal suite, 13 double rooms, seven twin double rooms and one single room.

The Ballroom seats 120 people and the Breakfast room seats 40 people. And there are a number of other options in which you can sit, relax or read a book including the Bar, Living room with a 70 inch smart TV and satellite reception or Library.

For further information, log on to www.newcastlewoods.ie

The impressive and comfortable reception rooms have large open fires. Outside there are 14 miles of woodland walks, fishing, canoeing and kayaking on one of Ireland’s best white water rivers.

NEWCASTLE WOOD & TRAIL

Newcastle Wood is located in Newcastle, Ballymahon, Co Longford. This forest is a Coillte owned semi-mature mixed woodland of 325 hectares that extends to both sides of the River Inny, a main tributary of the River Shannon. There are 28 kilometres of forest roads, trails and walkways ranging in length from the 400 meter access for all walk to the 5km “Church Walk”. There is also a surfaced walk down along the River Inny and a half mile of wheelchair accessible pathways through the wood, along with picnic tables and car parking areas. Signage provides an interpretation of the woods diverse ora and fauna and walkers can meander at a leisurely pace through the diverse ecological woodland while enjoying the tranquillity and wilderness effect of the forest canopy.