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 and the Allen family have been welcoming guests since 1964.
 
The 17th-century house is built onto a 12th Century Norman Castle and is Ireland's original family owned Country House Hotel. Nestled on a 300-acre farm in rural East Cork. Ballymaloe House is only 20 miles from the historic city of Cork, and minutes from the breathtaking south coast.

Bedrooms are elegant and charming, come in all shapes and sizes, from large and airy to cosy, including ground floor rooms in the courtyard. Onsite there is an outdoor, heated pool (for summer use) and an excellent craft and kitchenware shop, café and events centre - The Ballymaloe Grainstore.
 
Food is largely produced on the home farm and has won high recommendations in all-important food and restaurant guides, including a recent World Restaurant Award.Locally, Ballymaloe House is within easy reach of several championship golf courses, the home of Jameson Whiskey and the Cobh Titanic Experience.
 
Sea and river fishing can be arranged within 5-20 miles. 

Babysitting is available. There is also an outdoor children's play area and tennis court on the grounds.

Proprietors:

The Allen Family

Directions:

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

Special Offers

Disconnect to Reconnect Press Pause

Rediscover the importance of being present, and the power of having nothing to do except enjoy the moment, nature and disconnecting from technology.

We encourage our guests to enjoy every aspect of nature at Ballymaloe House. We offer the opportunity to disconnect from the fast-paced world and reconnect with nature in beautiful surroundings. We therefore invite you to switch off your devices and make the most of every precious moment with us.

Ballymaloe House is set within 300 acres of farmland, idyllic woodland pathways, and gardens. Meet our gardeners for a chat in the Walled Garden and an insight into the evening’s menu, or join Fern Allen or groundsman Tobias for a unique, and knowledgeable, private tour of the house and gardens.

Ballymaloe House offers an original Irish Country House experience in the birthplace of Modern Irish Cuisine, you are invited to do as little as you like and have included some unique experiences to help you completely switch off.

PRESS PAUSE Disconnect to Reconnect Escape

• One night’s Bed and Breakfast
• Relaxing Ballymaloe bath experience
• 5-course dinner
• Garden walk

From €425.00 per night sharing a Heritage room double occupancy (subject to availability)

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Phil Coulter at the Grainstore

Phil Coulter is returning to the Ballymaloe Grainstore on Wednesday 14th December for one night only. Ireland's Ambassador of Music, Phil Coulter's music career places him squarely in the Pantheon of Ireland's all time biggest-selling recording artists. Phil has contributed multiple titles to the list of Great Irish Songs including the anthems 'The Town I Loved So Well', 'Ireland's Call' and the haunting 'Scorn Not His Simplicity', and 'Steal Away'.

The package includes:

• Afternoon tea on arrival
• Early 3-course Ballymaloe dinner
• 8pm Phil Coulter show at Ballymaloe Grainstore
• Bed & Breakfast

€420 per couple (based on double occupancy of a Heritage room)

from €420.00
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Disconnect to Reconnect Ultimate Getaway

Rediscover the importance of being present, and the power of having nothing to do except enjoy the moment, nature and disconnecting from technology.

We encourage our guests to enjoy every aspect of nature at Ballymaloe House. We offer the opportunity to disconnect from the fast-paced world and reconnect with nature in beautiful surroundings. We therefore invite you to switch off your devices and make the most of every precious moment with us.

Ballymaloe House is set within 300 acres of farmland, idyllic woodland pathways, and gardens. Meet our gardeners for a chat in the Walled Garden and an insight into the evening’s menu, or join Fern Allen or groundsman Tobias for a unique, and knowledgeable, private tour of the house and gardens.

Ballymaloe House offers an original Irish Country House experience in the birthplace of Modern Irish Cuisine, you are invited to do as little as you like and have included some unique experiences to help you completely switch off.

THE ULTIMATE Disconnect to Reconnect Getaway

• Two night’s Bed and Breakfast
• One afternoon tea
• One 5-course Ballymaloe dinner
• A Jameson hot toddy nightcap
• A Biodiversity walk and talk

From €420 per person sharing a Heritage room (subject to availability)

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Zoë Conway & John McIntyre with special guest, Bill Whelan

This is going to be a rare night! Fiddler Zoë Conway and her guitarist husband, John McIntyre, will perform a very special, one-off concert with their good friend, Riverdance composer Bill Whelan.

Together, Zoë and John have been described as “simply one of the best folk duos on the planet” (BBC), and audiences in Ireland and beyond keep coming back for more. They have performed for rock stars, millionaires and dignitaries around the world, including Irish Presidents Mary McAleese and Michael D. Higgins

Bill is best known for composing the international phenomenon, Riverdance, for which he won the 1997 Grammy Award for “Best Musical Show Album” – and yes, Grainstore audiences can expect to hear a rousing version of that tune!

The package includes:


Afternoon tea on arrival

Early 3-course Ballymaloe dinner

Concert Ticket

Bed & Breakfast

€420.00 per room, per night

from €420.00
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Ballymaloe Weekend Escape

Only 30 minutes from Cork City and 3 hours from Dublin... yet you will feel transported away from your 'normal' to enjoy the ultimate Ballymaloe Irish Country House weekend escape.

An especially created 'Staycation' with YOU in mind so you can enjoy the comfortable, friendly and spacious surroundings of Ballymaloe House (set in a 300 acres of farm, woodland paths and gardens) and the many beauty spots and attractions East Cork has to offer including many stunning beaches and the famous Ballycotton cliff walk.

Other local attractions include the Ballymaloe Cookery School (with award winning garden to visit), Youghal Clock Tower, Midleton Distillery or choose to relax in the house with good book, swim in our outside pool, or play tennis or croquet.

This offer is a weekend package and includes:

**2 nights bed & breakfast
**Bottle of wine and homemade Sweet treats in your room on arrival
**Tea and cake each afternoon
**Garden to Glass cocktail pre-dinner on Friday night
**Our delicious Farm to Fork Seasonal 5-course dinner both nights

from €999.00
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The Jameson Whiskey Ballymaloe Experience

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

Savour a delicious 5 course dinner in one of our many individual dining rooms followed by a Jameson Irish Coffee night cap. 

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

This package includes one night dinner, bed & breakfast, Jameson Irish Coffee and a trip to the Midleton Distillery.

The Jameson Distillery run tours at: 
11am, 1pm, 2.30pm & 4.15pm.


from €500.00
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Ballymaloe Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy a break away during the year at Ballymaloe House.

Indulge with freshly baked cake and afternoon tea on check in, followed by a walk through the gardens and ground of the 300 acre farm. 

Savour our 5 course dinner menu for a wonderful dining experience, followed by a comfortable night's sleep in peaceful surroundings.

Start the next morning with our award winning breakfast, totally ready to meet the challenges of the day.


from €485.00
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Two night stay at Ballymaloe House

Enjoy the comfortable and friendly surroundings of Ballymaloe House this Autumn. Enjoy everything East Cork has to offer and spend two relaxing nights in the beautiful East Cork country house and dinner of the night of your choice.

Visit the Ballymaloe Cookery School, Ballycotton Cliff walk, Youghal Clock Tower, Midleton Distillery or sit by the fire with a good book and relax. We want you to experience the best East Cork has to offer.

This offer includes 2 nights bed & breakfast and 1 five course dinner.

Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome

from €740.00
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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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