Let’s be honest, who among us hasn’t at some point dreamed of being the Lord or Lady of the Manor? When you’re watching Downton Abbey isn’t there just a small part of you thinking “what if”?

Well, now you can get a taste of what it would be like to be the prince or princess of your own castle. Okay, so maybe it’s just for a night or two, but staying in a castle brings out the dreamer in all of us.

While Ireland has around 1,000 castles, most of them lie in ruin. However, many of those still standing have opened their doors to guests. Castle-hopping through the country offers a truly unique vacation.

So come and step through the doors of history and into a different world…..