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How YOU can spend a night in Dominic West’s bed (for £6,000 a time!)

Just imagine, if you dare, ladies — you are in a romantic clinch between the giant harp and the banisters in the ornate hallway of Glin Castle.

Or perhaps you are enjoying a lie-down in the grand reception hall, gazing up in awe at the neo-classical ceiling work, admiring the sturdy Corinthian columns and stammering: ‘Oh my, the interiors — they’re exquisite!’

Maybe you’re sprawled seductively on a vast four-poster bed, with views of the River Shannon through the mullioned windows, with its pale blue curtains for privacy when things hot up a bit.

Which they’re bound to, because ooh la-la, you’d not be in any old bed, but Dominic West’s. This might not have been the best week for the heart-throb actor — what with all that saucy scootering with his Pursuit Of Love co-star Lily James, the touchy-feely lunch, the disappearing wedding ring and the weird photocall with his very understanding wife, Catherine FitzGerald — but things are certainly looking up for his loyal and very adoring fans.

Just imagine, if you dare, ladies — you are in a romantic clinch between the giant harp and the banisters in the ornate hallway of Glin Castle

Because it turns out their entire 15-bedroom family stately home — or Catherine’s, to be precise — in the West of Ireland is available to rent. So while none of us mere mortals are likely to be on the receiving end of that slow, smug smile for around £6,000 a night* — we too can lie in Dom’s giant bed and, well, think Mills & Boon…

*Price does not include Dominic, who’s busy smoothing things over at home. 

TO THE MANOR BORN 

Oh Dom, you incorrigible old goat! You can’t help yourself. Even when your wife’s leaning on your shoulder, looking gorgeous and sexy and in her family castle, you’re still giving us those smouldering ‘see anything you like?’ eyes.

Oh Dom, you incorrigible old goat! You can't help yourself. Even when your wife's leaning on your shoulder, looking gorgeous and sexy and in her family castle, you're still giving us those smouldering 'see anything you like?' eyes

Oh Dom, you incorrigible old goat! You can’t help yourself. Even when your wife’s leaning on your shoulder, looking gorgeous and sexy and in her family castle, you’re still giving us those smouldering ‘see anything you like?’ eyes

QUILTY PLEASURES 

After a night of sweet-nothings and champagne, where better to act out that romantic fantasy than Dynamic Dom’s vast four-poster bed with cleverly matching curtains, valance and elegant chaise longue. 

Of course, you could gaze out of the window, admire breath-taking views of the Shannon and muse about what a great, albeit underrated, classical actor Dominic is. 

Or you could draw the curtains quick sharp and hunker down with your beau, one last glass and, well… 

After a night of sweet-nothings and champagne, where better to act out that romantic fantasy than Dynamic Dom's vast four-poster bed with cleverly matching curtains, valance and elegant chaise longue

After a night of sweet-nothings and champagne, where better to act out that romantic fantasy than Dynamic Dom’s vast four-poster bed with cleverly matching curtains, valance and elegant chaise longue

STAIRWELL TO HEAVEN? 

Some stairs were just made for fun and Glin Castle’s world-famous double flying staircase is one of the best. 

Imagine dashing Dominic hurtling down those shiny banisters in his favourite blue trousers and the light blue shirt he saves for the most special occasions. Then, perhaps, out for a lovely spin in the open-top motor. 

Imagine dashing Dominic hurtling down those shiny banisters in his favourite blue trousers and the light blue shirt he saves for the most special occasions

Imagine dashing Dominic hurtling down those shiny banisters in his favourite blue trousers and the light blue shirt he saves for the most special occasions

THE FOOD OF LOVE 

This is the sumptuous room where you and darling Dominic might laugh and sparkle and entertain your friends and family. 

Well, maybe under the circumstances, not his family. Or his friends, for that matter, who are apparently a bit cross with him at the moment, too. 

Instead you could clear all the place settings bar two and toast your imaginary heartthrob with lashings of vintage champagne before retiring to the drawing room to watch reruns of The Affair on DVD. On second thoughts… 

This is the sumptuous room where you and darling Dominic might laugh and sparkle and entertain your friends and family

This is the sumptuous room where you and darling Dominic might laugh and sparkle and entertain your friends and family

PLENTY OF ROOM TO SCOOTER 

One of the many advantages of having a castle with 15 en-suite bedrooms — and a slew of receptions that include a library, smoking room, dining room and goodness knows how many sitting rooms — is plenty of floor space for a pre-lunch whizz on your electric scooter. 

Which, as Lily James will testify, is so much more fun than riding a tandem. 

One of the many advantages of having a castle with 15 en-suite bedrooms — and a slew of receptions that include a library, smoking room, dining room and goodness knows how many sitting rooms — is plenty of floor space for a pre-lunch whizz on your electric scooter

One of the many advantages of having a castle with 15 en-suite bedrooms — and a slew of receptions that include a library, smoking room, dining room and goodness knows how many sitting rooms — is plenty of floor space for a pre-lunch whizz on your electric scooter

HEARTH THROB  

Even the most ardent Dom fan might struggle to find a comfy spot for a fireside cuddle in this sitting room. 

But fortune favours the brave, so if you move the table, stack the books to one side, put down a nice fur rug, stoke up the logs, turn the lights down low and put a bit of mood music on, that romantic evening could happen yet… 

Even the most ardent Dom fan might struggle to find a comfy spot for a fireside cuddle in this sitting room

Even the most ardent Dom fan might struggle to find a comfy spot for a fireside cuddle in this sitting room

DON’T LOSE YOUR HEAD  

What better spot for a moment of tranquillity after a night of romance?

If the headless, topless statue doesn’t spoil the mood, of course.

What better spot for a moment of tranquillity after a night of romance? If the headless, topless statue doesn't spoil the mood, of course

What better spot for a moment of tranquillity after a night of romance? If the headless, topless statue doesn’t spoil the mood, of course

BRANCHLINES  

With 380 acres to roam, no one would spot you as you selflessly helped Dom rehearse his lines for his upcoming role in The Pursuit Of Love under this magnificent old tree. 

Of course, that After a night of sweet-nothings and champagne, means you’d be reading Lily’s lines…

With 380 acres to roam, no one would spot you as you selflessly helped Dom rehearse his lines for his upcoming role in The Pursuit Of Love under this magnificent old tree

With 380 acres to roam, no one would spot you as you selflessly helped Dom rehearse his lines for his upcoming role in The Pursuit Of Love under this magnificent old tree

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