Knappogue Castle & Walled Garden
20 MINS DRIVE FROM THE HOTEL
Tucked away amid the rolling hills of Quin in Co. Clare lies Knappogue Castle – only 15 minutes from Hotel Woodstock – a 15th century restored medieval tower house that proudly stands as a reminder of our past and reflects the medieval glory in which our nobility of yesteryear lived.
History of Knappogue Castle
The story of Knappogue Castle begins with the Macnamara clan in 1467 (who also built Bunratty Castle). It has a long and varied history ~ from a battle field to a dwelling place. As you wander through the vaulted halls of Knappogue you will learn about the families who dwelled here including the Scotts and the Butlers each making their own valuable contribution. Find out more about history of Knappogue Castle
In the magical setting of Knappogue Castle, the walled garden is a romantic oasis to sit and muse or just escape the ‘madding crowd’. Dating from 1817, the beautiful 1.76 acre garden is now restored to its former splendour. The tall and imposing walls of the walled garden, are lovingly refurnished with climbing roses, grapevines and many clematis varieties. While in Quin why not do the following:
Deerpark Outdoor Paint Balling Centre
Clare Paintball is an outdoor/adventure centre located in Quin, Co. Clare. They provide
paintball, splatball and other airsoft activities. Located just 21 kilometres from Hotel
Woodstock, it would be the perfect way to spend the day with young adults.
The Escape Rooms
Escape Rooms are located just 6 kilometres away from the hotel in the Quin Road Business
Park in Ennis. The Escape Rooms offer an interactive, adventurous way of accomplishing a
mission by doing puzzles in under 60 minutes.
For more information please call (065) 6899800