Castle Triathlon Series

Travel and Accommodation

Our Accommodation Partner

29th June - Cholmondeley Castle - SY14 8HN.    26th & 27th July - Castle Howard - YO60 7DA.   27th & 28th September - Hever Castle - TN8 7NG . Castle Triathlon Series 2013


We are pleased to partner with Premier Inn who have hotels on offer across the UK, complementing our events and offering a comfortable night stay at very affordable rates, either before or after your race to recoup.  Simply copy the postcode of the castle you'd like to race at, click the image and paste into the the search box, to find a list of various options and great offers.  And for the fully equipped, we also offer camping at each event. Scroll down for Castle specific info. Camping can be either purchased during online registration or separately. Click here.

 

Lough Cutra Castle

Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon

If you click here you  will find a detailed map of directions to Lough Cutra Castle.

Please view our quick reference guide to travel.   Icon LC Travel PDF.pdf (696.0 KB)

This link will give you directions from Shannon Airport to Lough Cutra

See our comprehensive list of local accommodation.    Lough Cutra Accommodation (65.5 KB)

For staying in Ireland, see these stunning Holiday homes http://www.oneill-holiday-homes.com/

Special rate for Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon Competitors
 
Treacy's West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare are offering €59 for a single room or €79 for a twin room on Saturday 24th or Sunday 25th May 2014.
 
Just 25 minutes from Lough Cutra Castle, Treacy's West County Hotel has 152 bedrooms, all recently refurbished. There's free WiFi and an excellent leisure centre with three pools, sauna, steam room and gym. The hotel is located just off the M18 (Junction 12). Call them on 00 353 (0) 65 6869600 for reservations.

Camping will be available at the Castle.  The campsite is in a beautiful family friendly spot adjacent to the stables and main house and a hop skip and a jump from the lake.  Toilets and shower facilities will be available.

For camper van and caravan owners, there are no facilities for electric hook-up or the disposal of human waste.

Stena Line

Castle Triathlon Series StenaLine

 

 

 

 

We are very pleased to confirm a 15% online booking discount for those wishing to attend the 2014 Castle Triathlon Series on the 25th May.  Those wishing to travel to the event should click the following link (or type in your http bar) www.stenaline.co.uk/event and then enter your:
 
First Name:
Surname:
Event Code:       YM531
 
Customers will have the option of booking our Economy, Flexi or Premium motorist fares (terms and conditions vary for each) and the prices shown will include the agreed discount.  Bookings can also be made by calling 08445 764 764 and quoting ‘Castle Triathlon YM531’ (£10 service fee applies by phone).  The discount is available for travel on all Stena Line Irish Sea Routes:
 
Holyhead – Dublin
Holyhead – Dun Laoghaire
Fishguard – Rosslare
Cairnryan – Belfast
Liverpool - Belfast

 

Cholmondeley Castle

Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon

 

 

If you click here you can see a detailed map of directions to Cholmondeley Castle.

Camping will be available for the first time this year.  The campsite is in a beautiful family friendly spot adjacent to Deer Park Mere.  Toilets and shower facilities will be available.
For campervan and carvan owners there are no facilities for electric hook-up or the disposal of human waste.

Please see our list of local accommodation  Cholmondeley Local Accom 2014 (36.0 KB)

Please see this document for some more information about travel Icon Cholmondeley Castle travel.pdf (201.1 KB)

Click the below links for other useful information.

 

 

Castle Howard

Castle Howard Triathlon

If you click here you will find a detailed map of directions to Castle Howard (Post Code for your Sat Nav: YO60 7DD)

Castle Howard is located just 15 miles north east of York, just off the A64 in the direction of Malton and Scarborough.
From the North: From the A1 take the A61 to Thirsk then the A170 to Helmsley. Before Helmsley turn right onto the B1257 and follow the brown signs.
From the South: Take the A1M to Junction 45 and follow the A64 east to York. Continue past York and eventually you will pick up the brown signs for Castle Howard.

Please click here to view full details on the Castle Howard Campsite (Lakeside Holiday Park - 01653 648316).   On arrival to Castle Howard, head for the Rally field.  (NB There are no electric hook-ups in the Rally Field)

Please see our list of local accommodation  Castle Howard Local Accom 2014 (40.5 KB)

Click the below links for other useful information.

Château de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon

Please view our quick guide to travel Icon Chantilly Travel PDF.pdf (82.8 KB)

Camping is not available at Chateau de Chantilly this year but we hope to have access in 2015.

There are other campsites available locally including Campix in St Leu d’Esserent where previous participants have stayed. For more information on Campix, click on this link http://www.campingcampix.com.

Click the below links for other useful information.

See our comprehensive list of local accommodation.  Chantilly accomadation.xls (41.0 KB)


Dolce Chantilly Hotel

Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon Dolce Hotel At only 2 minutes from the Château itself, and in the very heart of the forest, Dolce Chantilly Hotel can accommodate you in one of its 200 bedrooms and suites.

Stay two steps away from the competition site and start your day in the best way possible!

We have managed to secure a brilliant discount for 2014 - please book via this link - Dolce Chantilly Hotel

 

 

 

Hever Castle

Hever Castle Triathlon Series

Please see here for Hever Castle location and directions.

Camping is available within the estate grounds of Hever Castle. If you are a camper with a tent or have a campervan or caravan take this fantastic opportunity to stay within the spectacular grounds of the Castle.

There will be toilet and showering facilities available. However, there will be no electric hook-up or human waste disposal for caravans or campervans on the site.

Camping 

The Castle Triathlon Series is offering camping at all UK and  Irish castles. If you are a camper with a tent or have a Campervan or Caravan take this fantastic opportunity to stay within the spectacular grounds of the Castle at which you are competing. There will be toilet and showering facilities available at all sites.

There will be no electric hook-up or human waste disposal for caravans or camper vans on the site (except for Castle Howard).

Prices for camping at the Castles are as follows:

  • Tent (2 people) - between £16.00 to £22.00 per night (depending on the castle)
  • Extra Person - between £6.00 to £8.00 per night (depending on the castle)

Camping Policies

1. ACCESS TO THE CAMP SITE

At Cholmondeley Castle and Castle Howard access to the campsite can be gained from 2.00pm on the day before the race.

On the Friday the Camping area at Hever Castle will open for access from 5pm.  Please drive to the castle entrance (signpost marked from all directions) If you plan to arrive on Saturday, please arrive after 5pm as races will be underway. 

Any large camper vans to contact the campsite manager on arrival and wait in the Hever Castle car park for alternative directions onto the campsite.  This is due to restricted access through the main campsite entrance.

Once inside the allocated camp ground you have access on foot to the castle grounds (limited access) and the race village. No vehicles will be allowed to move on the site while the grounds are open to the public. This information will be confirmed approximately two weeks before race day for all venues.

2. VEHICLES 

Vehicles must be parked in designated parking areas when the gates are open to the public. Your cooperation is appreciated and the authentic look and feel of the event should be a source of pride for all participants. 

ARRIVAL AFTER 10 PM. Many of the campers will have had very long days or may be on site with children and wish to go to sleep early. As a result any camper who cannot arrive by car before 22.00hrs or who wants to leave and come back on site must take special care not to wake others on arrival. When you arrive you will be directed to the camping field. 

3. LITTER

Any litter, which you bring on site, will you please take it out with you or deposit it in the litter bins provided. 

4. FOOD AND DRINK

Food and drink will be available for purchase on site whilst the triathlons are taking place.  Outside of these times campers will need to make their own provision for food.

5. FACILITIES

There will be sufficient toilet showering and changing facilities available. There will be running cold water available.

6. SECURITY

A Castle Triathlon Series representative will be in charge of site security.  All campers are liable for their own possessions.