Castle Coole

Magnificent 18th-century mansion and landscape park

Castle Coole

Things to see and do

Castle Coole

What's on 

Castle Coole


A selection of classic novels in our second-hand bookshop
Find a classic in our second-hand bookshop National Trust / Rosa Denison

Take time out in our secondhand bookshop 

Come and visit the Stables Bookshop, located in the Grand Yard. It's filled with a large range of secondhand books and run by a team of dedicated volunteers.

Castle Coole


The oval saloon is lavishly decorated
The lavishly decorated Saloon is the focal point of the house National Trust Images / Andreas von Einsiedel

A fascinating past 

Castle Coole is one of the greatest neo-classical country houses in Ireland. Built to impress by the first Earl of Belmore 1789- 97, it still has the ability to leave people in awe.

Castle Coole

Get involved

A family helps plant snowdrops at Castle Coole
Volunteering is for all ages! National Trust / John McVitty

Volunteer with us 

We have a wide variety of opportunities which you can get involved in. There’s something to suit everyone, whatever your interests.

Castle Coole


Castle Coole


The Breakfast Room at Castle Coole set up for a drinks reception
The Breakfast Room provides a grand backdrop for a drinks reception after the ceremony National Trust

Spend your special day with us 

Hold a drinks reception to celebrate with your guests in the beautiful surroundings of the Entrance Hall or Breakfast Room at Castle Coole. We also have spaces for marquees.