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Are you looking for an unusual or slightly alternative wedding venue? You’ve been to lots of great hotel weddings but you’d like something that bit different. Well, this is it; an authentic Country House.

Perhaps it is because it has been the family home since 1665 that makes the atmosphere here so romantic and special.

We're getting pretty good at personal video tour. So if you can't or prefer not to travel we would be delighted to take you around in person, by video. Of course you can come in person too! Set a tour date here

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Welcome to Temple House

Half a mile of avenue meandering through mature parkland brings you to Temple House, its lush green grass maintained in perfect order with the assistance of sheep and their lambs. Fine old trees provide the flock with a measure of shade on hot days and, in all directions, there is a screen formed by the natural woods that cover more than half the area of this impressive estate.

Temple House, a luxury Country House in county Sligo, is a beautiful Georgian manor set in a private estate of over 1,000 acres, overlooking a 13th century lakeside castle of the Knights Templar. The Perceval family home since 1665, the present manor was redesigned in 1864 and enjoys the authentic and unpretentious luxury country house atmosphere.

More Country House than a hotel, Temple House is a historic home offering luxury country house accommodation in 10 rooms, sleeping 20, plus sometimes a self catering cottage that sleeps 8. 

It is a wonderful place to stay for a private gathering, a special occasion, a corporate event, a wedding party, a retreat of some sort or another get together – it is unusual, intimate and special.

For 2024 season there remains very limited availability for B&B because we are pleasingly busy with whole house lets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Temple House is simply better than a B&B or a Hotel. It is an authentic Country House that can flex to suit whatever event or occason that you are planning.
Well, Roderick and Helena are pretty charming hosts!
Very much so. These magnificent big houses were built to entertain and ideal to gather groups together.
The big house is the venue when you enjoy an exclusive takeover. Let us help shape the day(s).
We do not accept dogs in the house but they are welcome on the estate. There are miles of walks for you to enjoy together. Pets usually sleep in the car just out the front door.
Ballymote train station is just 7 mins taxi ride from here. Guidance or a shuttle can be arranged from Dublin or Knock airports.
Of course. We are pleased to offer guidance on what to see and where to go depending on your interests and how much time you have. Take a look at the Things to Do page for much more information
For large events much of the payment is taken by bank transfer. Visa, MasterCard and Amex are also accepted.
The greatest step forward is the 2023 installation of a woodchip boiler. This allows us to discontnued oil and gas burning, relying instead on woodchip sustainably sourced from our own estate. We're very proud of this. Rooms also have thermstats and rather than air conditioning, the wndows actually open. Imagine!