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4 euro Has Good Hotel Guide Url Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
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Clones Co Monaghan
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Once described as a “capsule of social history” because of their collection of family portraits and memorabilia going back 250 years or more, the Madden family’s wonderful 18th century mansion is set in beautiful countryside, amidst 200 acres of woodland and farmland
  • Croquet
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse on site)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing)
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Golf nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Breaks - Special Interest
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Children's Playroom
  • Dogs permitted - no charge
  • Dogs permitted - staying in outhouse / kennel
  • Location - By a lake
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Wedding Venue

Hilton Park

Once described as a “capsule of social history” because of their collection of family portraits and memorabilia going back 250 years or more, the Madden family’s wonderful 18th century mansion is set in beautiful countryside, amidst 200 acres of woodland and farmland.


Fred and Joanna Madden are the ninth generation of Maddens to have lived at Hilton Park, and they are bringing new vitality and enthusiasm to the house and the estate.


Fred's parents, Johhny and Lucy (who are still involved), have welcomed guests to their home for over a quarter of a century and Hilton Park has an enviable reputation for warm hospitality and culinary excellence - and the family has made many improvements to the property over the years, including major renovations to the pleasure grounds and rose garden in 1994.


With lakes, Pleasure Grounds and a Lovers’ Walk to set the right tone, the house is magnificent in every sense. The Maddens are natural hosts and, as the house and its contents go back for so many generations, there is a strong feeling of being a privileged family guest as you wander through grandly-proportioned, beautifully furnished rooms.


Four-posters and all the unselfconscious comforts that make for a very special country house stay are part of the charm but, as visitors from all over the world have found, it’s the warmth of welcome that lends that extra magic.


In addition to the restored formal gardens, there are also extensive kitchen gardens and Lucy - an enthusiastic organic gardener and excellent cook – takes pride in supplying freshly harvested produce from the walled gardens for meals in the house. To her great delight, Joanna shares her enthusiasm for gardening and Fred, who is a chef - he trained under Rowley Leigh at Kensington Place - is equally dedicated to transforming their produce into wonderful meals for guests to enjoy.


Dinner for residents is served in a beautiful dining room overlooking the gardens and lake - and memorable breakfasts are taken downstairs in the Green Room next morning.


This is exceptional hospitality, with a true Irish flavour and, in recognition, Hilton Park was selected for our International Hospitality Award in 1999 and, in 2011, Johnny and Lucy Madden were awarded the Georgina Campbell Award, in recognition of their exceptional contribution to Irish hospitality.

Rooms 6 (all en-suite, with bath & no smoking). B&B from €125 pps, ss €40; not suitable for children under 8 yrs (except babies under 1 free with parents, cot available, 8-14 yrs, 50% disc). Residents D at 8 pm (Fri, 8.30) Tue-Sat €55; please give 24 hours notice. Interesting short wine list; house wine about €20/22. SC discretionary. Pets allowed in some areas by arrangement. Gardens, boating, fishing (own lake), walking, cycling. Golf nearby. *Self catering accommodation also available - details on inquiry. *Hilton Park is available for group bookings - family celebrations, small weddings and small conferences. Open all year by arrangement. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 07-04-2015
Author: Georgina Campbell

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