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Mount Juliet Accomodation Guide

Among 1500 walled acres of unspoiled woodland, pasture and formal gardens, lies the majestic estate of Mount Juliet. Twelfth century origins, a leisurely pace of life and a traditionally generous hospitality combine with world-class sporting amenities and conference facilities, making Mount Juliet a place of contrasts and surprises, unique in its combination of old and new.

Built by the Earl of Carrick over 200 years ago Mount Juliet House still retains an aura of eighteenth century grandeur. The elegance of the original decor has been painstakingly preserved, and each of the 32 en-suite bedrooms has retained its own individual character and ambience. The refined 18th century decor of The Lady Helen Dining Room at Mount Juliet House sets the tone of the Estate's finest restaurant. A distinguished menu of classic Irish dishes is offered here each evening.

After dinner, relax by the fire in the comfort of The Tetrarch Bar or you may prefer the convivial atmosphere of the Jinks Bar, popular with guests and locals alike. Designed around a traditional courtyard, The Hunters Yard at Mount Juliet is just a minute walk from the main House and is the centre of Mount Juliet's many sporting activities.

Apart from the relaxed surroundings of the bars and The Loft Restaurant, the en-suite courtyard bedrooms provide a rustic contrast to the grandeur of Mount Juliet House. The spa at Mount Juliet's Hunter's Yard provides a full range of body therapy treatments, sauna, steam room and swimming pool perfect for relaxation at the end of a day's activity. Mount Juliet is also the home of Ireland's only David Leadbetter Golf Academy, which offers players of all abilities the opportunity to learn from the world's most successful instructor.

ROOMS: 32 luxurious en-suite guestrooms in the main house, including 2 suites. For those looking for something a little less formal, the 13 rooms in the 'Hunters Yard' are ideal. In addition, there are 11 'Rose Garden' apartments and 11 luxury houses set on the golf course to choose from.

LOCATION: Southeast Ireland, 10 miles from Kilkenny City

FACILITIES: 18 hole, Jack Nicklaus designed golf course • 3 hole 'golf academy' • 18 hole putting course (first of its kind in Europe) • David Leadbetter Golf Academy • Tennis • Swimming Pool • Billiard Room • Sauna • Steam Room • Gymnasium • Horse Riding • Clay Pigeon Shooting •

NEARBY GOLF COURSES: Mount Juliet is ideal for those playing the great courses of both the East and Southwest. Its location en-route from Dublin/Southwest to the Southwest/Dublin makes Mount Juliet perfect to play on the way. Carlow Golf Club, situated about 20 miles from Mount Juliet, is definitely worth a visit.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: The medieval city of Kilkenny (10 miles from Mount Juliet) is one of the most interesting and historic cities in Ireland. Its narrow streets mirror its historical past and Kilkenny Castle stands alight over the River Nore, which runs through the city. A variety of shops make Kilkenny a haven for the shopper. Inistiogue village, in the other direction, is one of the most picturesque villages in Ireland and was the scene for the film 'The Widows Peak'.

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