A 12th century castle remodelled in Victorian times and set in extensive
parklands which was the principal seat of the Butler family, Marquesses and Dukes
Due to major restoration works, the central block now
includes a library, drawing room, and bedrooms decorated in 1830s splendour as
well as the beautiful Long Gallery.
The old Castle kitchen operates
as a tea room during the summer. A suite of former servants rooms is the
Butler Art Gallery, which mounts frequently changing exhibitions of contemporary