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July 2018

Steve Meacham of Australian newspaper The Age and Traveller magazine visits Castle Leslie Estate and discovers ‘The beautiful Irish castle that’s played hosts to a series of misfits’. Click here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre Business Manager, gives her Beginner’s Guide to Eventing and Cross Country in the latest Pegasus magazine. Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features on the ‘Dublin Live’ website in article on Ten Reasons Castle Leslie Estate Should Be On Your Bucket List. Click here to read full article.

IMAGE magazine includes Castle Leslie Estate in their article on Mini-moons: the best mini escapes in Ireland after the big day. Click here to read full article.

June 2018

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on ‘Top Irish Castle Accommodations for the Family’ on whereeverfamily.com.  Click here to read full article.

May 2018

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on ‘Ireland’s Blue Book Castle Accommodations Are Fit For A King Or Queen’. Click here to read full article.

April 2018

Castle Leslie Estate reviewed on TheTaste.ie article Sumptuous Luxury in Serene Surroundings. Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Pamper in Paradise article in the Mothers and Babies supplement of The Irish Independent. Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on 12 Romantic Hideaways in Ireland on the Jetsetter blog.  Click here to read full article.

March 2018

Castle Leslie Estate features in the article on Top 10 Unique Destinations Where You Can Unwind and Rejuvenate on PaperBlog.com.  Click here to read full article

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on the USA Today website, 20 of the most beautiful hotels in IrelandClick here to read full article.

February 2018

Castle Leslie Estate features in a National Geographic Traveller article on ’35 Wild Weekends in the UK and Ireland’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate’s ‘Month of Love’ feature published in the Irish Independent.  Click here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Equestrian Centre Business Manager features a blog on the difference between male and female riders on Horse and Countryside. Click here to read full article.

 

January 2018

New Executive Head Chef, Philip Brazil joins the luxury Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in an Architectural Digest article on The 5 Best Castle Hotels in Ireland.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate named in 10 of the Best Great Escapes for Winter by Georgina Campbell’s Ireland.  Click here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Equestrian Centre Business Manager features a blog on Horse and Countryside.  Click here to read full article.

 

December 2017

Lovin.ie features Castle Leslie Estate in their article on The Irish Country Hotel BucketList.  23 You Simply Have To Try At Least Once.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in The Irish Times list of ’10 Great Irish Winter Escapes from the Blue Book’.  Click here to read full article.

Staff of Castle Leslie Estate donate to the SVP Giving Tree Appeal 2017.  Click here to read full article.

 

November 2017

The Northern Standard features article on Castle Leslie Estate winning the Condé Nast Johanssens 2018 Excellence award for ‘Best for Weddings, Parties or Special Occasions’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features on USA blog, All Over the Map about a ‘Stay in a Castle Hotel in Ireland’.  Click here to read full article.

Gastronomy ‘Science of Good Food’ event features on The Taste.ie.  Click here to read full article.

 

October 2017

IMAGE.ie features article on Castle Leslie Estate entitled ‘Escape To Atmospheric Castle Leslie Estate’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Ulster Tatler magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on the National Hospitality Awards 2017 on hospitality.ie.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate staff take part in the ‘Shine a Light Night’ event to raise funds for the charity Focus Ireland.  Click here to read full article.

USA Luxury Travel Expert, Charles McCool visits Castle Leslie Estate and includes us in his blog ‘Ireland Luxury Lodging: Where to Stay in Ireland’.  Click here to read full article.

 

September 2017

Delighted to announce that Castle Leslie Estate has won the People’s Choice Award for Ireland’s Favourite Place to Stay at the 2017 Gold Medal Awards in association with the Hotel and Catering Review magazine.  Click here to read full details.

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on Independent.ie regarding the 2017 Hotel and Catering Review Gold Medal Awards.  Click here to read full article.

Interview with Sammy Leslie features in the autumn/winter 2017 edition of the US publication, The Spirit of Ireland magazine.  Click here to read full article.

US luxury travel writer, Carol Perehudoff features Castle Leslie Estate on her blog.  Click here to read full article.

Jim Murty of the Irish Daily Mail features a visit to Castle Leslie Estate in his article on Co. Monaghan.  Click here to read full article.

The Travel Expert features Castle Leslie Estate on her blog, ‘Captivated by Castle Leslie’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in article ‘The Irish Country Hotel Bucket List – 23 You Simply Have To Try At Least Once’ on Lovin.ie.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate feature on RTE.ie article on ‘Have you stayed in Ireland’s Best Hotel?’  Click here to read full article.

 

August 2017

Beautiful photo of Anne Hanley on her wedding day with her bridesmaids and beautiful horse “Bill” taken by Annie Kheffache Photography.  Click here to view photo.

 

July 2017

US Travel Writer, Nancy Brown features Castle Leslie Estate in article on the Hotel Scoop website.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in official Tourism Ireland video on Great Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland.  Click here to view video.

Jenny Richardson, our Equestrian Centre Business Manager features an article about ‘Remembering Show Jumping Courses’ in Pegasus magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Article on ‘Falls vs. Confidence’ by Jenny Richardson, our Equestrian Centre Business Manager features in Pegasus magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

June 2017

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Irish Times article on 100 of the best places to stay in IrelandClick here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Irish Independent article on Behind the doors of big houses in Ireland’s Ancient EastClick here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in a dedicated article in Atlanta Horse magazine called Castle Leslie Estate; Riding in Ireland.  Click here to read full article on pages 34-36.

 

May 2017

Castle Leslie Estate features in The Sunday Business Post.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate celebrates 25 year in business on 10th May 2017.  Click here for further details.

Article by Jenny Richardson, our Equestrian Centre Business Manager features in Pegasus magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Decor Living magazine.  Click here to read full review.

 

April 2017

The beautiful wedding of Sam and Graham is featured in the summer issue of Irish Wedding Diary magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the latest Mother’s and Babies supplement of the Irish Independent in their article on Spring Breaks: Ireland’s top hotels and resorts have lots to offer families looking for a getaway this Easter.  Click here to read full article.

 

March 2017

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Irish Independent article on The Irish Foodie Bucket List: 30 Dishes worth travelling for.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the March issue of Pegasus Magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

February 2017

Castle Leslie Estate features in USA Today article submitted by the Good Hotel Guide on 20 of the most beautiful hotels in Ireland.  Click here to read full article.

Pól Ó Conghaile features Castle Leslie Estate in his Irish Independent article on Valentine’s Day Getaways: 19 sneaky short breaks in Ireland.  Click here to read full article.

Joan Scales features Castle Leslie Estate in her article in the Irish Times on Love is in the Eireann.  Click here to read full article.

Article on Castle Leslie Estate winning three 2017 TripAdvisor Awards features in the Northern Standard.  Click here to read full article.

Article on Castle Leslie Estate receiving an IASI silver Award features in the Northern Standard.  Click here to read full article.

Owen Breslin writes that Castle Leslie Estate is Fit for a King in his article for the Sunday World.  Click here to read full article.

Deirdre Mullins interviews Sammy Leslie for her ‘In Sync’ series for The Irish Times.  Click here to listen to full interview.

 

January 2017

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Spring 2017 issue of WeddingsNow magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Ireland’s Homes and Interiors magazine. Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Mother’s and Babies supplement of the Irish Independent.  Click here to read full article.

 

December 2016

The Victorian Treatment Rooms at Castle Leslie Estate features in Salon magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

November 2016

Our Equestrian Centre Business Manager, Jenny Richardson’s article on ‘Preparing For Your Novice Dressage Test’ features in Pegasus magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the November issue of Equiads magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

October 2016

Domini Kemp from the Sunday Business Post visits Castle Leslie Estate for an equestrian family break.  Click here and here to read full article.

Yolanda Zaw of Evoke.ie takes a trip to Monaghan and discovers all it has to offer including a visit to Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the October issue of Equiads magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

September 2016

Castle Leslie Estate features in the September issue of Equestrian Life magazine. Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the September issue of Your Horse magazine.  Click here to read full article.

The beautiful wedding of Stuart Dallas and Juneve Lamont features in the September issue of Getting Married in Northern Ireland magazine.  Click here and here to read full article.

 

August 2016

Deirdre Mullins from RTE visits Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read her full article.

 

July 2016

Fiona Wynne from The Irish Sun visits Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Laura Butler of the Irish Daily Mail visits Castle Leslie Estate as part of her Ireland’s Ancient East tour.  Click here to read full article.

The Irish Daily Mail’s Heidee Martin visits Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Irish Independent article ‘Storytelling Trails in Ireland’s Ancient East’.  Click here to read full article.

Tommy Bowe hosts his latest XV Kings clothing collection photoshoot at Castle Leslie Estate which features in VIP Magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Equestrian Centre Manager’s article features on the Pegasus magazine website.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the July issue of Equiads magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate is named in the Irish Times ’50 Great Places to Stay or Eat in Ireland’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the July edition of Absolute Horse magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the July edition of Local Rider magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

June 2016

Sammy Leslie features in the first video of Monaghan Tourism’s brand new campaign called’ MyMonaghan’.  Click here to view the video.

Castle Leslie Estate features as the ‘Most Romantic Venue’ in Travel Guru, Darley Newman’s article on ‘Honeymoon Tips’ on the Martha Stewart Weddings website.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Horse and Countryside magazine.  Click here to read full article.

The wedding of Mark and Leo features on www.larrymcmahonphotography.com.  Click here to read full article.

 

April 2016

Castle Leslie Estate features in Xpose Magazine in their ‘4 Irish Castles fit for a Princess Wedding’. Click here to read full article.

 

March 2016

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre features in the March issue of Equiads magazine. Click here to read full article.

Barry Egan of the Sunday Independent visits Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre features in Equestrian Life magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

February 2016

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre and Jenny Richardson feature in the February issue of Absolute Horse magazine.  Click here to read full article.

The Eagle’s Nest in The Castle is featured on petergreenberg.com in article about “Luxe Lavs: Hotel Bathtubs With Room for Two”.  Click here to read full article.

 

January 2016

Irish Mail on Sunday’s Aine Bonner finds fun and relaxation at Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Noel Baker of the Irish Examiner visits Castle Leslie Estate and describes it as a ‘A castle that’s fit for a king’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Irish Independent as the perfect romantic retreat this Valentine’s.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate wins 2016 Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the January edition of Absolute Horse magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Equiads magazine features Castle Leslie Estate in their January issue.  Click here to read full article.

 

December 2015

Castle Leslie Estate features in the December issue of Equiads magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

November 2015

Sir John Leslie receives a knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest medal.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the November/December issue of British Eventing Life magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

October 2015

Sarah Freeman features Castle Leslie Estate in her article on W.B Yeats and C.S Lewis in Destinations of the World News magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the October edition of Equi-ads magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

September 2015

The Lodge at Castle Leslie Estate scoops the AA Courtesy and Care 2015-2016 Award.  Click here for further details.

The Victorian Treatment Rooms at Castle Leslie Estate has won ‘Best Organic Therapy’ in the RSVP Spa Awards 2015.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Autumn/Winter edition of Equestrio magzine where they discover “An Irish Dream”.  Click here to read full article.

Amy De-Keyzer-Wlon from Get West London visits Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Chilled Savoury Crepe with Kilkeel Crab Recipe by our Head Chef Romain Leonard features on www.thetaste.ie  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the September issue of Equiads magazine.  Click here and here to read full articles.

 

August 2015

Jane Thompson of NZ Horse & Pony Magazine visits Castle Leslie Estate and rediscovers riding in Ireland.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the latest edition of RSVP magazine.  Click hereto read full article.

One Fab Day features the stunning wedding of Brendan and Shaun.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the August issue of HORSE magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

July 2015

Castle Leslie Estate features in the July issue of Local Rider magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the July issue of Absolute Horse magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

June 2015

Jenny Richardson, our Equestrian Centre Business Manager features in the June edition of Equi-ads, giving her advice on training.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Equestrian Life magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Hitched.co.uk features Castle Leslie Estate in their article on Minimoons. Click here to read full article.

 

May 2015

Lucinda O’Sullivan features Castle Leslie Estate in her article for the Sunday Independent on ‘My Ace Guide to the Best Bank Holiday Deals’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate inducted into the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame.  Click here to read full details.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the ‘Mothers & Babies’ supplement in the Irish Independent. Click here to read full article.

Top marks for Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre students as featured in The Irish Field.  Click here to read full article.

 

March 2015

The beautiful wedding of Nicola Gilmour and Paul Henson features in the latest issue of Irish Wedding Diary.  Click here to read full article.

Billionaire magazine features Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Hitched.co.uk features Castle Leslie Estate in their article on ’10 Amazing Bridal Suites From Around The World’.  Click here to read full article.

Horse and Countryside magazine features article by Jenny Richardson, Castle Leslie Estate Equestrian Centre Manager.  Click here to read full article.

The Equestrian Index features Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre’s new training course.  Click here to read full article.

 

February 2015

Castle Leslie Estate features in the ‘Mothers & Babies’ supplement in the Irish Independent.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on ‘Horse World Holidays of a Lifetime’ in the February issue of HORSE magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Equestrian Centre Manager gives advice on ‘Mixing and Matching your Training’ in the February edition of Equi-ads magazine.  Click here and here to read full article.

 

January 2015:

Horse and Countryside magazine features Castle Leslie Estate in their ‘Valentines Gifts’ feature.  Click here to read full details.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the Irish Independent supplement, Mother’s and Babies. Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate scoops two Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Awards.  Click herefor further details.

Bridget Arsenault of Departures magazine names Castle Leslie Estate in her ‘Top 10 Equestrian Vacation Destinations’.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in ‘150 Great Breaks’ article in The Irish TimesClick here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Equestrian Centre Manager gives advice on ‘De-Spooking’ in the January edition of Equi-ads magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Absolute Horse magazines ‘Equine Escapes’ article. Click here to read full article.

 

December 2014:

Maria Graae of The Horse Rider’s Journal visits Castle Leslie Estate and interviews Sammy Leslie.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in equestrian UK magazine NagMag.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in the December issue of Equi-ads magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

November 2014:

Castle Leslie Estate features in article on holidays that come with exhilarating experiences on the High 50 Travel website.  Click here to read full article.

Rosalyn Dee from the The Irish Mail on Sunday visits Castle Leslie Estate and discovers it’s a ‘pooch’s paradise’.  Click here to read full article.

 

October 2014

VIP Magazine joins Sammy Leslie and Uncle Jack for afternoon tea and a grand tour of Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Jo Linehan of IMAGE magazine features Castle Leslie Estate in her feature on ‘Staycations’.  Click here to read full article.

Equiads features Castle Leslie Estate in their latest issue.  Click here to read full article.

Jenny Richardson, Equestrian Centre Business Manager gives some tips on the perfect position when riding cross country in The Press and Journal.  Click here to read article.

 

September 2014

Castle Leslie Estate Has the Midas Touch, scooping Three Gold Medals in Hotel Oscars.  Click here for further details.

Claire Meredith of Aer Lingus In Flight magazine, CARA takes a break at Castle Leslie Estate for some pre-natal pampering.  Click here to read full article.

 

August 2014

Irish Times writer, Eileen Battersby finds Castle Leslie Estate has a relaxed independence and is a paradise for horse lovers.  Click here to read full article.

Nicky Moffat visits Castle Leslie Estate and descibes it as a dream riding holiday location.  Click here to read Part 1, Click here to read Part 2 and Click here to read Part 3.

Deputy Editor, Katy Islip finds Horsey Heaven at Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to read full article.

Equestrian Centre Manager, Jenny Richardson advises on Making up the time on the XC Course in the August edition of Equi-ads.  Click here to read full article.

 

July 2014

Congratulations to Naomi & Cormac and Veronica & Paul whose weddings were featured in this month’s VIP magazine.  Click here to view.

Irish Mail on Sunday’s Sheila Flynn visits Castle Leslie Estate for the ultimate Girls Getaway.  Click here to read full article.

Trisha Harbord of Yourshols.com features Castle Leslie Estate in her 30 Great School Holiday Late Deals.  Click here to read full article.

Our Equestrian Centre Manager, Jenny Richardson gives some tips on a first time horse riding holiday in Absolute Horse Magazine. Click here to read full article.

 

June 2014

Janine Nixon of The Irish News visits Castle Leslie Estate for a ‘babymoon’ to remember.   Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre features in Equiads magazine.  Click here to read full article.

 

May 2014

Alex Meehan of the Sunday Business Post names Castle Leslie Estate in his “Ten of the best places for a healthy or an active break in Ireland”. Click here and here to read full article.

 

April 2014

Photographer, Paula O’Hara is featured in the summer issue of BASH magazine and chooses Castle Leslie Estate as one of her favourite venues to take romantic portraits.  Click here to read full article.

The fabulous wedding of Anna & Dave features in the latest issue of Irish Wedding Diary magazine.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate to host an exclusive Wedding Open Day.  Contact us to register for this event.

Excitement as Pippa and William Funnell visit Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre.  Click here to read article.

 

March 2014

Castle Leslie Estate named by ‘One fab Day’ as one of their 15 Favourite Romantic Hideaways in IrelandClick here to read full article.

A series of talks on the life and times of Castle Leslie Estate.  Click here to view full details.

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre Show jumping League and winners featured on Equestrian News NI.  Click here to read full article.

Castle Leslie Estate features in Equestrian Life magazine.  Click here to view.

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