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Ballymaloe House

Country Farm House accommodation and Restaurant, Shanagarry, Midleton, Co. Cork
Tel: +353 21-4652531 Fax: +353 21-4652021 Email: res@ballymaloe.ie Website: www.ballymaloe.ie

Ballymaloe House is a family-run country house hotel famous for its outstanding hospitality and superb food. The 17th century house built onto a Norman keep is nestled in a 400 acre estate in rural East Cork. Ballymaloe House is only 20 miles from the historic city of Cork, and minutes from the breathtaking south coast.

The bedrooms come in all shapes and sizes, from large and airy to cozy including ground floor rooms in the courtyard. Amenities include a small golf course on the premises and within easy reach of several other championship golf courses. Sea and river fishing can be arranged within 5-20 miles. Outdoor heated pool (summer use).

Babysitting available. Outdoor children's play area. Tennis court.

Members of the family also run an excellent craft and specialist kitchenware shop on the premises, the Ballymaloe Cookery School & Gardens in Shanagarry and the café in the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork city. The food is largely produced on the home farm and has won high recommendation in all important food and restaurant guides.

Proprietors:

The Allen Family

Directions:

From Cork take N25 east. Then take R630 and R631. We are two miles beyond Cloyne on the Ballycotton road. 
 
From Waterford take N25 west to Castlemartyr. Follow signs to Ballymaloe. Take care to find Cloyne Road in Ladysbridge.

Click here for Garmin Sat Nav directions

Special Offers

Valentines Escape

Romantic getaway at Ballymaloe House 

Enjoy a cosy one night stay at Ballymaloe House. You will be welcomed with a glass of pink bubbles and during your stay take a romantic stroll through our extensive 300 acre farm and gardens. 

Relax by the fire in the Drawing room or enjoy afternoon tea in our conservatory. Enjoy an intimate dinner for two in the Ballymaloe restaurant.

From only Euro 175.00 per person sharing

from €175.00
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Bake your own bread!

Are you an early riser? Why not enjoy a night in Ballymaloe House and bake your own bread with our chef at 7am during your stay.

Step into the kitchen, roll up your sleeves and learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking. Take your own homemade loaf of Ballymaloe Brown soda bread to enjoy at home. 

From only Euro 200.00 per person with one nights bed and breakfast included along with dinner in the evening.

Please note that if staying on a Sunday night we offer our guests the traditional Ballymaloe buffet dinner of carved meats and seasonal salads served by the Allen family rather than the 5 course dinner.

from €200.00
Book Now

The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

Join us and enjoy the world famous Jameson Whiskey at its best.

Arrive into Ballymaloe to a Midleton Very Rare in our Drawing room by the fire.

Savour a delicious dinner in the dining room followed by an Irish coffee night cap.

After breakfast, visit the Jameson Distillery in neighbouring town of Midleton to find out how Irish whiskey has been made from the beginning to now.

from €215.50
Book Now

Plant your own Sessile Oak Tree at Ballymaloe House

This package celebrates Ballymaloe House being part of Failte Ireland's newly launched Ireland's Ancient East tourism initiative.  Ballymaloe House is built onto an historic Norman keep and the house itself is steeped in history.  
Make Ballymaloe House your home for two nights and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.  
During your stay, join our head gardener and plant a Sessile Oak tree in a specially allocated plot within the Ballymaloe estate.  Your tree will be carefully recorded in a tree ledger and you will be presented with a certificate recording the number and location of your tree.
Future visitors to Ballymaloe House will enjoy your tree for ever more and hopefully the future generations of your own family will continue to visit your tree for years to come. 

This package includes the tree planting ceremony, two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant and enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings. Dinner reservations are essential. 

from €€300.00
Book Now

Ballymaloe Christmas Decorations 1-day course

Thursday 8th December 2016

 

Iona uses predominantly wild and garden material and for this course she will demonstrate the Ballymaloe style of foliage arranging by creating seasonal displays and table centres.

Coffee on arrival at 10am
Course ends approx. 5pm

Please advise us of any dietary requirements when making your reservation.

From €250 per person sharing = Full day course (incl. light lunch) dinner, bed & breakfast. Single supplement €60.

Reservation is essential please call 021 4652531.


During this course you will be visiting the gardens - wet weather gear may be required. 

from €250.00
Book Now

Spring Ballymaloe Breather

Spring escape at Ballymaloe House


Enjoy a 2 night escape from reality and relax in Beautiful East Cork countryside.

Visit Ballymaloe House for 2 nights during spring 2017. Work up a healthy appetite walking local beauty spots such as the ancient native Irish woodland Glenbower woods and the famous Ballycotton Cliff walk.

Or simply just make Ballymaloe House your home for two days and enjoy our farm and woodland paths, walled gardens and relax in the house by the Drawing room fire.

This offer includes 2 nights bed and breakfast and dinner in the dining room both nights. 

Extra activities available during your stay include attending an afternoon demonstration at Ballymaloe Cookery School, tours of the house and farm, visit our wine cellar or enjoy a bread baking lesson with our pastry chef – please ask our reception team before arriving for further details and costs. 

From €330.00 per person sharing.


from €330.00
Book Now

Valentines Escape

Romantic getaway at Ballymaloe House 

Enjoy a cosy one night stay at Ballymaloe House. You will be welcomed with a glass of pink bubbles and during your stay take a romantic stroll through our extensive 300 acre farm and gardens. 

Relax by the fire in the Drawing room or enjoy afternoon tea in our conservatory. Enjoy an intimate dinner for two in the Ballymaloe restaurant.

From only Euro 175.00 per person sharing

from €175.00
Book Now

Bake your own bread!

Are you an early riser? Why not enjoy a night in Ballymaloe House and bake your own bread with our chef at 7am during your stay.

Step into the kitchen, roll up your sleeves and learn the secrets of Ballymaloe bread baking. Take your own homemade loaf of Ballymaloe Brown soda bread to enjoy at home. 

From only Euro 200.00 per person with one nights bed and breakfast included along with dinner in the evening.

Please note that if staying on a Sunday night we offer our guests the traditional Ballymaloe buffet dinner of carved meats and seasonal salads served by the Allen family rather than the 5 course dinner.

from €200.00
Book Now

The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

Join us and enjoy the world famous Jameson Whiskey at its best.

Arrive into Ballymaloe to a Midleton Very Rare in our Drawing room by the fire.

Savour a delicious dinner in the dining room followed by an Irish coffee night cap.

After breakfast, visit the Jameson Distillery in neighbouring town of Midleton to find out how Irish whiskey has been made from the beginning to now.

from €215.50
Book Now

Plant your own Sessile Oak Tree at Ballymaloe House

This package celebrates Ballymaloe House being part of Failte Ireland's newly launched Ireland's Ancient East tourism initiative.  Ballymaloe House is built onto an historic Norman keep and the house itself is steeped in history.  
Make Ballymaloe House your home for two nights and explore local sights and local places of interest. Enjoy short country strolls within the 300 acres of Ballymaloe farmland or explore the famous Ballycotton cliff walk nearby in the picturesque fishing village.  
During your stay, join our head gardener and plant a Sessile Oak tree in a specially allocated plot within the Ballymaloe estate.  Your tree will be carefully recorded in a tree ledger and you will be presented with a certificate recording the number and location of your tree.
Future visitors to Ballymaloe House will enjoy your tree for ever more and hopefully the future generations of your own family will continue to visit your tree for years to come. 

This package includes the tree planting ceremony, two nights with dinner on one evening of your choice in the famous Yeats room restaurant and enjoy the famous country house breakfast served both mornings. Dinner reservations are essential. 

from €€300.00
Book Now

Ballymaloe Christmas Decorations 1-day course

Thursday 8th December 2016

 

Iona uses predominantly wild and garden material and for this course she will demonstrate the Ballymaloe style of foliage arranging by creating seasonal displays and table centres.

Coffee on arrival at 10am
Course ends approx. 5pm

Please advise us of any dietary requirements when making your reservation.

From €250 per person sharing = Full day course (incl. light lunch) dinner, bed & breakfast. Single supplement €60.

Reservation is essential please call 021 4652531.


During this course you will be visiting the gardens - wet weather gear may be required. 

from €250.00
Book Now

Spring Ballymaloe Breather

Spring escape at Ballymaloe House


Enjoy a 2 night escape from reality and relax in Beautiful East Cork countryside.

Visit Ballymaloe House for 2 nights during spring 2017. Work up a healthy appetite walking local beauty spots such as the ancient native Irish woodland Glenbower woods and the famous Ballycotton Cliff walk.

Or simply just make Ballymaloe House your home for two days and enjoy our farm and woodland paths, walled gardens and relax in the house by the Drawing room fire.

This offer includes 2 nights bed and breakfast and dinner in the dining room both nights. 

Extra activities available during your stay include attending an afternoon demonstration at Ballymaloe Cookery School, tours of the house and farm, visit our wine cellar or enjoy a bread baking lesson with our pastry chef – please ask our reception team before arriving for further details and costs. 

From €330.00 per person sharing.


from €330.00
Book Now

Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Historic Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants located throughout the island of Ireland. Below is a full list of our houses and restaurants and the map above shows each of their locations.
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