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Temple House - gorgeous lakeside location
Temple House - beautiful terraced gardens
Temple House - dining room
Temple House - great setting for a birthday party weekend
Temple House - the Morning Room
Temple House - enjoy a full Irish breakfast
Temple House - large meeting space for business groups
Temple House - plenty of space for a yoga session or retreat
Temple House - pretty Maple bedroom
Temple House - an impressive staircase and landing
Temple House - king bedroom with a view of the castle
Temple House - the lake with the castle behind
The outside of Temple House
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Temple House - Vestibule
Temple House - a view of the lake in winter
Temple House - Knocknarea from Aughris Head
Temple House - classic car enthusiasts have stayed with us here
Temple House - canoeing nearby
Temple House - home made soda bread
Temple House - have a go at standup paddleboarding
Temple House - head to the waves at Sligo
Temple House - parkland surrounds the house
Temple House Castle by the lake
Temple House - an aerial view over the lake
Temple House - the castle and lake
Temple House - from the outside
Temple House - a view from the rooftop
Temple House - surrounded by farmland
Temple House as seen from the boathouse
Temple House - an artist painting in the grounds
Temple House - the Ring Fort
Temple House - golf at Sligo
Temple House - beautiful terraced gardens
Temple House - dining room
Temple House - great setting for a birthday party weekend
Temple House - the Morning Room

Temple House, Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland

Sleeps 8 - 20 10 Bedrooms 30 Dining

Impressive catered holiday house in Sligo sleeping 20 for special occasions, business events and wedding celebrations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Temple House, Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland, sleeps 8 - 20 in 10 bedrooms.

Temple House sleeps 20+ guests (extra beds available for children) - catered

This is a very impressive mansion sleeping 20+ guests - near Sligo in north west Ireland, available with exclusive use and perfect for all kinds of groups wanting to spend time together. The big house works particularly well for friends and extended families meeting up for a holiday, house party or special occasion. The new West Wing addition to Temple House with a 45ft x 20ft space also makes it a great choice for family gathering events, retreats and corporate breaks; a great place for a yoga course, workshop or a business presentation.

The reception and curved Georgian staircase is a taste of the fabulous luxury accommodation to come. The Morning Room is an elegant lounge with relaxed seating and a roaring open fire, a lovely spot for morning coffee or after dinner. Temple House is catered so breakfast and dinner are served in the beautiful formal dining room while younger group members can be fed earlier if you wish. Lunches are optional depending on plans for the day ahead. An honesty bar and wine list is available.

There is a wide range of room types including kings, twins and doubles. All of the bedrooms are spacious with gorgeous occasional furniture and stylish soft furnishings.  10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.

The grounds at Temple House are waiting to be explored with 1,000 acres of grounds including parkland, woodland and stunning gardens. For team building there is lots of room outside with the possibility of on-site activities including pike fishing or paddling on the lake, archery or clay pigeon shooting and much more. There are 3 championship golf courses within 45 mins. Sligo is regarded as the gateway to Irish experience with the Wild Atlantic Way on the coast. 

Gardener's Cottage is a self catering on-site property sleeping 8 in 2 double and 2 twin bedrooms, popular with families and as an overspill for extra guests. Visitors staying in the cottage can opt to take meals in Temple House with the larger group or prepare their own food in the cottage kitchen. A different experience.

30 mins from Knock Airport and 2.5h from Dublin airport.



Dog Friendly

Sleep in car usually and then enjoy the grounds.


A disabled downstairs loo. No bedroom downstairs in the big house. Cottage has a twin bedroom and walk in shower room downstairs if you need it.


WiFi is available throughout both properties.


Temple House is a catered house with tea and coffee making facilities. Independent fridge too.

Dining Room

Large formal dining room able to seat all in the group.

Sitting Room

The Morning Room in Temple House has two luxurious sitting rooms with open fire and plenty of seating.

TV and Music Facilities

TV can be set up. Bluetooth speaker available. Grand piano.

Heating and Open Fires

OPen fires in dining room and two sitting rooms. Thermostatically controlled CH in bedrooms.


10 bedrooms. 5 doubles, 2 twin, 3 double/twin. Flexibility with bedrooms can be discussed. 9 en suites, 1 private. Extra beds for children possible


Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided.


Temple House: 9 en suites, 1 private.


Temple House is located in 1,000 acre private estate comprising native woodland, terraced and walled gardens, acres of lush pasture, fishing lake.

Electric Vehicle Charging

Overnight variety.


Plenty available.

Children's Facilities

Extra beds in some of the large bedrooms and acres for them to explore.

Booking Information

Prices in Euros. Prices for B&B in Temple House. Dinner is extra for 59 Euros per person. A 20% deposit is required to secure the booking. Gardener’s Cottage is available for a minimum of 2 nights and there are discounts for week long lets.


Rate includes

  • Taxes
  • Full choice breakfast
  • Wifi throughout
  • VOYA organic seaweed toiletries
  • Hair dryer and iron
  • 3 boats on the lake and miles of grounds to explore

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Temple House, Sligo

Please contact the owner for availability dates

2 Night Weekend
From £4400
Midweek per night
From £2200


  • Located near Ballymote with a connection to the Sligo-Dublin train
  • 20 minutes from Sligo
  • close to the coast and Wild Atlantic Way
  • Donegal is just over an hour
  • Galway 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Dublin airport is 2 hours and 30 mins.
  • Knock Airport is 30 mins minutes. 
  • Temple House is fully catered with an honesty bar and wine list. There are pubs in Ballymote: Doddy's Pub and Gormley's Corner House. We can advise on other options.
  • Knock Airport 30 mins
  • Ballymote.
  • Ballymote is local but there is more in Sligo
  • Your own transport is required if touring. Car Hire: Knock Airport or Dublin Airport

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