Historic buildings converted into hotels are greener travel options. If you’re traveling Ireland, you can stay at historic castle hotels like Dromoland Castle.
Dating back to the 16th century, this 99-room castle hotel is set amidst 410 acres with its own lake and rolling meadows.
Nearby, there are other castles and historic sites including the castles of Bunratty, Knappogue and Craggaunowen.
This five-star County Clare resort features a golf course; a leisure area and Spa at Dromoland. The Earl of Thomond restaurant boasts gourmet dining and “exquisite wine list” from the its vast private wine cellar.
Dromoland Castle has hosted royal guests including the King and Queen of Spain and Hollywood celebrities Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and John Travolta.
For more info, visit Dromoland’s site.
Images courtesy of Dromoland Castle