Local primary school designs the artwork for Castle Leslie Estate’s environmentally friendly compostable cups.

At Castle Leslie Estate we are always seeking environment friendly options to help the planet. That’s why we have decided to introduce compostable cups on the estate. In doing so, we are helping our guests to also help the environment.

We are also big supporters of our local community so we asked our local primary school to design the artwork for our compostable cups.

Here is the finished product, which we think are wonderful and are currently in use on the estate.

The students who worked on the design came for a visit in June for a tour of the Castle followed by a Read more

Castle Leslie Estate appoints new CEO Brian Baldwin

Castle Leslie Estate have appointed Brian Baldwin as their Chief Executive Officer.

Brian’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s strong trading position as it continues to invest in the long term operational performance and growth of Castle Leslie Estate, into the future.

“The key aim of this appointment is to deliver the Estates Strategic Plan for the coming decade and to ensure we are best placed to take up the opportunities that lie ahead, whilst continuing to accelerate growth and build our brand further” says Sammy Leslie.

Brian brings a decade of experience as the former Castle Leslie Estate General Manager and Read more

GMA 2017 Press Release

Castle Leslie Estate Scoops The Award For Ireland’s Favourite Place to Stay.

CASTLE LESLIE ESTATE once again was a winner at the 2017 Gold Medal Awards held in association with Hotel & Catering Review magazine. The stunning Monaghan estate triumphed at the 29th Annual Gold Medal Awards, winning the hotly-contested Gold Medal People’s Choice Award for Ireland’s Favourite Place to Stay.

Run by leading hospitality industry magazine, Hotel & Catering Review, and judged by an independent jury of experienced hospitality practitioners, the Gold Medal Awards are widely regarded as the most prestigious and coveted awards in the business. A total of 31 category Read more

TripAdvisor Awards 2018

Castle Leslie Estate Honoured as a Top Performing Hotel as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site.

Castle Leslie Estate announced that it has been recognised as a winner in three categories in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.  They scooped the awards for one of the Top 25 Hotels in Ireland, Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Ireland and Top 25 Best for Service in Ireland.

These accolades, which honour hospitality excellence, are given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive these prestigious awards. Read more

Tripadvisor Cert of Excellence Hall Of Fame 2018




Inducted into ‘Hall of Fame’ of Five-time Certificate of Excellence Winners on the World’s Largest Travel Site.


Glaslough, County Monaghan – 28th May 2018 Castle Leslie Estate today announced that it has been recognised as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner.  The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honour those businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.  Winners include Read more

IASI Silver Award 2018


Castle Leslie Estate is delighted to announce that they are the proud recipient of an IASI Silver Award 2018 for the second year in a row. The IASI Irish Accommodation Services Awards are the only awards in Ireland exclusively dedicated to the Accommodation sector. There are 6 different categories:

–     5* hotels

–     4* hotels

–     3* hotels

–     Schools and colleges

–     Hospitals

–     Nursing homes.

All of the categories are inspected by a council member and require a score of over 80% to pass the inspection.  There were over 120 applications for the Accommodation Awards 2018.

Speaking on the win, Castle Leslie Estate’s Accommodation Services Manager, Margaret Read more


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