Woodstock Demesne

Built by Sir John Stratford in the 1770s, Woodstock House was designed by the architect Robert West who worked on many of the country’s great houses. The Tottenham family occupied the house in the late 1800s and early 1900s and were influential in civic projects in Kilcoole village.

Woodstock House has been faithfully maintained and a visit is a walk through history. In the basement there is a museum showing what it was like in the ‘big house’ and the circular gallery offers a history of Ireland. Upstairs in the Yellow Room there are some fine paintings of Irish heroes, including Michael Collins, CS Parnell and Robert Emmett.

Today Woodstock House is the centre of Druids Glen Golf Course.