Lough Cutra

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Lough Cutra Castle
Corporate events and film location

Corporate Events

Lough Cutra Castle is a unique location for your corporate event. The Castle has large rooms that are perfect for business events including conferences. The rooms can be set up to suit your specific requirements. The Castle is situated on a large private wooded estate.

We also cater for corporate dinners, corporate lunches and evening events. We take pride in our bespoke service and will tailor your event to your requirements.

The Dining Room, Saloon and the Gough Room all overlook Lough Cutra, the largest private lake in Europe. The Saloon can open out onto our outdoor terrace, overlooking the lake. This could be an option in warmer weather.

Exclusive Corporate Castle Hire

Lough Cutra Castle is available for exclusive hire. With nine bedrooms and sleeping up to eighteen people, the Castle is an excellent choice for exclusive accommodation. Lough Cutra is a private, gated and secure estate.

Lough Cutra has hosted private accommodation for the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall and Bob Geldof.

Film Location

Lough Cutra Castle is a unique landmark that overlooks the largest privately held lake in Europe, Lough Cutra. With its vast lands and picturesque setting, the Castle itself is perfect for your film location, not only for its beauty and unique character but also for its privacy and security.

This historic, private and picturesque Castle and sprawling estate has been featured in many large and small scale film and television productions.


Lough Cutra has many unique features that showcase the Estate's rich history dating back to 866 AD. Lough Cutra Castle has nine bedrooms and sleeps up to eighteen people. Its rooms have been used for makeup, wardrobe, props and rehearsals during shoots.

Lough Cutra is conveniently located only 40 minutes from Shannon airport and is 15 minutes from the Wild Atlantic Way.  Galway city is also a 40 minute drive from the Estate.  

Previous films and productions

Lough Cutra starred on ABC's 'The Bachelorette' in America as part of a fairytale getaway segment.  It was also named the Irish Film Board's Location of the Year in 2013.

The centrally located site has hosted production for both featured films and television productions including 'Songs for Amy', 'Suicide Club', 'An Old Fashioned Christmas' and the BBC/RTE production 'A Fanatic Heart: Geldof on Yeats, narrated by Bob Geldof'.

Every historical corner of Lough Cutra provides a new angle to spark creativity during a stay at the estate. Featuring a restored walled garden, a greenhouse, eleven islands in the lake with various remnants of a chapel, a monastery, and abandoned homes. The combination of access to water, land, and a lovingly maintained gothic castle gives this property a unique selling point.

Lough Cutra Castle is a phenomenal estate. Its natural beauty is only surpassed by the extensive beauty within its walls, from the carefully curated art collection to the sumptuous furnishings, updated modern fittings and the support of private staff on the grounds.

For more information on booking your corporate event or film location shoot, please contact us using information below or filling out our enquiry form.

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