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Ireland's Ancient East

Ireland's Ancient East packages at Ireland's Blue Book Houses & Restaurants 

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Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan

Ireland's Ancient East Country Getaway

Description: Immerse yourself in our rural estate for two night's sublime accommodation and delight in a wonderful 5 course dinner in our 2 AA Rosetter award winning Snaffles Restaurant on 1 evening.  Enjoy  afternoon tea in the Castle on a day of your choice and relax and enjoy a 30 minute Spa treatment in our Victorian Treatment Rooms (list of treatments apply) or get active and partake in a 60 minute hack/trek around the estate. Please note Spa or Equestrian activity must be booked prior to arrival

Valid From: 01.01.2017 To: 13.12.2017

From: €540 per person sharing

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Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan

Ireland's Ancient East Overnight Escape

Description: Enjoy overnight accommodation at Castle Leslie Estate with a hearty full Irish Breakfast and dinner in our 2 AA Rosette award winning Snaffles Restaurant.  Relax and enjoy a 30 minute Spa treatment in our Victorian Treatment Rooms (list of treatments apply) or get active and partake in a 60 minute hack/trek around the Estate. Please note Spa or Equestrian activity must be booked prior to arrival

Valid From: 01.01.2017 To: 14.12.2017

From: €380 per person sharing

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

Way to go' Wednesday

Description: October Offer - Wednesday only €199.00 Dinner, B&B. What better way to open up your October than a relaxing break in the picturesque surrounds of the Tankardstown Estate. Retreat to Tankardstown's cosy Courtyard Cottages and enjoy overnight accommodation along with dinner in the Brabazon Restaurant,  followed by a sumptuous breakfast the following morning for just €199.00 per room.  Make the most of your time with us and take a walk through the leaves on our 80 acres of woodlands and formal gardens, jump in the hot tub, or treat yourself to delectable Afternoon Tea or evening Dining in our Award Winning Brabazon. The perfect Autumn escape. Offer available Wednesday 18th October only.   

Valid From: 18.10.2017 To: 18.10.2017

From: €199.00 per person

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Suite & Breakfast for 2 nights plus Dinner on night of choice.

Description: Suite: King Bed, ensuite, antique furniture, modern accessories.

Valid From: 04.07.2017 To: 27.10.2017

From: €€450.00 Total Stay

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Double Room, Breakfast and Early Bird Menu

Description: Double Room, Garden View, Flat Screen TV, Hairdrier, Iron.

Valid From: 04.07.2017 To: 27.10.2017

From: €200 Total Stay

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Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

Fall Back into Castle Durrow

Description: 2 Nights Luxurious accomodation in one of our Individual Styled Rooms Full Castle Durrow Breakfast each morning. *5 Course Candlelit Dinner on evening of your choice in The White Lady Dining Room. *30% Discount off Treatments in The Powder Box. Relax by the open fire in The Library Bar, Stroll along the river Bank or Explore our Kitchen Gardens. Available Dates: October:  10th, 11th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th. November: 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 27th, 28th & 29th. *Dinner & Treatments must be booked in advance of you stay*

Valid From: 27.09.2017 To: 23.12.2018

From: €330 Total Stay

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

No Trick, but a Tankardstown Treat

Description: Wednesday 01November and Thursday 02 November.. Take a short family two night stay at Tankardstown. Test yourself on the  Tankardstown Treasure Hunt  around the estate,  Hunt some Ghosts at  Tayto Park  with an all-day activity wristband, and dare to wander into the Burial Chamber at  Newgrange !!! Price for 2 night stay B&B & scary movie in Courtyard Cottage Suite, admission to Tayto Park including all -day wrisband, and admission to Bru Na Boinne and Newgrange. Based on 2 adults and 2 children (U12) and if doggie wants to come too….. €540.00

Valid From: 01.11.2017 To: 03.11.2017

From: €135 per person

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

'Foot Fall' at Tankardstown

Description: Treat those feet along with the rest of you to a relaxing stay this Fall at Tankardstown. Leafy woodland walks, a  relaxing pedicure & mini foot  massage,  park your slippers by the open fire over a good read with a  hot Slane whiskey , feel warm and snug both inside and out. Take a seat for Dinner by candlelight in Brabazon, and enjoy a 4 course menu laced with strong seasonal influences.  Complimentary upgrade to a Main House Heritage Room where available. Price incudes: - Over night accommodation including breakfast the following morning - A relaxing pedicure & mini foot massage each - A Hot Whiskey each - 4 course Dinner for two in Brabazon Restaurant  

Valid From: 22.09.2017 To: 30.11.2017

From: €179 per person

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Longueville House, Co. Cork

One Night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Weekend

Description: Treat yourself and a loved one to a one night weekend getaway in the stunning surroundings of Longueville House. Experience for yourselves first hand the simple life of country walks on the estate in the optional company of five eager dogs. Later, curl up by our log fire and relax.  Read a book, play scrabble, chat the hours away or simply sip Longueville House Cider or Apple Brandy.  This getaway package includes one nights accommodation, dinner for two from our Chef's Seasonal Menu and country house breakfast next morning. Our Restaurant Opens from 6.30pm to 9.00pm on Friday & Saturdays. Dinner reservations are essential and required atleast 24 hours in advance to gurantee a table. Please enhance your package and insert your preferred reservation time. Package Price From €298 based on two persons sharing in Queen Room. Optional Extra Seven Course Tasting Menu €15 supplement per person. Supplement of €30 per room for Saturday Night Stay.

Valid From: 01.01.2013 To: 21.12.2018

From: €149 Per Person Sharing

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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

Bed & Full Irish Breakfast

Description: This room rate includes " One of the best breakfast's in Ireland " - according to The Guardian Newspaper. Enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice, home made fresh fruit salad & poached pears. Choose from a full Irish breakfast or fresh fish of the day cooked to order.  Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Valid From: 01.04.2012 To: 31.12.2018

From: €130 Total price. Based on 2 people sharing (85 euro for a single)

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Viewmount House, Co. Longford

Suite and Breakfast

Description: Suite and Breakfast. All Suites have a garden view.

Valid From: 04.07.2017 To: 27.10.2017

From: €180.00 Toatal Stay

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Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

2 Night stay with dinner & tickets to Cork's newest visitor attraction

Description: Journey through 600 years of stories – of pain, tragedy, rebellion, but also of  love and friendship in Youghal Clock Gate Tower – Cork’s Newest Visitor Attraction for 2017! Offer includes Two nights Bed and Breakfast  One evening meal(Table D'hote 3 course Menu) on the evening of your choice. Offer available 7 days a week subject to availability A complimentary tour of Youghal Clock Gate Tower  Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers accpeted.   

Valid From: 09.02.2016 To: 31.12.2018

From: €290 total stay

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Barberstown Castle, Co. Kildare

4 Nights, 5000 years of history

Description: With Four Nights Accommodation and Breakfast, Enjoy the History, Mystery and Excitement of becoming a resident of one of Irelands’ most historic Castles. Previously owned by Eric Clapton, the Castle has played host to many famous and infamous guests over the ages. When you explore Ireland’s Ancient East, you wander through 5,000 years of history. In these lush, green lands, tales of feuding dynasties hide behind crumbling Gothic architecture; ghostly tombs predate the pyramids; and knights, kings, monks and Vikings loom large in incredible stories. It is time for you to become part of this exclusive and unique history! Make this Castle your home from home, using the Castle’s ideal location as a base from which to explore the best of all that Dublin and Ireland’s Ancient East has to offer. Discover anicent Ireland with four nights bed and breakfast at your unique Castle.

Valid From: 02.03.2016 To: 30.09.2018

From: €162.50 Per night (maximum 2 adults sharing)

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Barberstown Castle, Co. Kildare

5 Night Adventure in Irelands Ancient East

Description: Wander through 5000 years of history and create memories to last a lifetime.  Barberstown Castle is the ideal base from which to begin an immersive journey to discover Ireland's Ancient East.  Checking in is easy, but with Five Nights Accommodation at this Historic Castle you will find it difficult to leave!  The suggested itinerary will ensure you experience the best that Ireland's Ancient East has to offer and all within a short driving distance.  The recommended highlights include: Dublin , just 25 minutes from the Castle Newgrange, a Stone Age monumentconstructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.) during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and Great Pyramids of Giza. Castletown House  is Ireland's largest and earliest Palladian style house, we provide complimentary admission for 2 adults. Rock of Cashel, One of Ireland's most famous attractions Kilkenny Castle ,open for public tours and over 800 years old this Castle is a "must see" Glendalough  is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, a part of our Sacred Ireland. Make Barberstown Castle your home from home whilst discovering Ireland's Ancient East!

Valid From: 01.03.2016 To: 30.10.2018

From: €154 Per night (maximum 2 adults sharing)

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Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS INCLUDING DINNER IN THE DUCK

Description: BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS, BEST RATES OFFERED! Offer includes: Luxurious Accommodation  ·  Full Irish Breakfast  ·  Tea & Scones   ·  Glass of Prosecco  · 3 course dinner in The Duck Restaurant It is for a one night stay and includes a glass of prosecco with tea and delicious scones on arrival, bed and full Irish breakfast in one of our luxurious bedrooms and delicious 3 course dinner in The Duck Restaurant .  We will upgrade your room on arrival if available. We will upgrade your room if we have   availability. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant  or  The Duck' Restaurant

Valid From: 17.04.2017 To: 31.12.2018

From: €125 per person

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Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork

Plant your own Sessile Oak Tree at Ballymaloe House

Description: 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.

Valid From: 01.11.2017 To: 30.03.2018

From: €€295.00 per person

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Longueville House, Co. Cork

One Night Annual Game Dinner Package

Description: Longueville House Annual Game Dinner, Saturday  02nd December 2017 This package includes a One Night Stay with Dinner for 2 persons Longueville will host our annual Game dinner on Saturday 02nd December next. This dinner includes more than just our famously delicious food. William O’Callaghan Chef/Proprietor of Longueville House and your host for the night will kick off the evening with a reception of refreshing Longueville House Cider brew served up with some tasty canapés in our Drawing Room. Watch while your main course slow cooks on a brochette over the open oak wood fire. Dinner will be served in The Presidents’ Restaurant. There you may indulge in a delicious four course dinner with well-chosen cellar wines. During dinner you will be entertained with an “open kitchen” carving your main course in the restaurant. Later we invite Guests to return to the Drawing room for a toast of Longueville’ s very own Apple Brandy. It is indeed one of a kind and is the only Apple Brandy distilled on the island of Ireland. One Night Annual Game Dinner package includes One Night Bed & Breakfast, Reception of Longueville House Cider & Pre Dinner Canapés, Four Course Game Dinner, Half Bottle of Pre chosen Wines from our cellar and a Toast of Longueville House Apple Brandy

Valid From: 02.12.2017 To: 03.12.2017

From: €175 Per Person

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Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

Doubly Delicious in Marlfield and Dunbrody!

Description: Best of Both Worlds! Enjoy two magical nights in Wexford with a fantastic offer from both of Wexford's top country house hotels, Dunbrody House & Marlfield House. Each property is offering a night's accommodation with breakfast and a €40 Food & Beverage credit that can be used in any of their restaurants on the night of your stay.  The rate is €140 per person sharing in a classic room in Marlfield and Superior Garden View room in Dunbrody. Subject to availability in both houses. Please note your preferred date in each property when making the reservation AND THE HOTELS WILL REVERT TO YOU TO CONFIRM WITHIN 24 HOURS. You can stay the first night in Marlfield or Dunbrody Or vice versa. Each house will confirm directly and offer alternative dates if requested dates are not available.  Supplement will apply if upgrading to Deluxe, Suite or state rooms. Rate includes: Bed and Delicious breakast and Dining Credit for €40

Valid From: 01.05.2017 To: 31.12.2017

From: €280..00 per person

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Tankardstown House, Co. Meath

The Entire Tankardstown Experience

Description: Tankardstown welcomes you to ‘double the enjoyment’ during your two day midweek break in the beautiful Boyne Valley. Arrive to a welcome bottle of Prosecco in your bedroom, to be sipped at your leisure during your stay with us.  Meander to the lower courtyard for  Afternoon Tea for Two , hopefully in the afternoon sunshine. Browse, the Tankardstown map and explore a little through the woodland walk, or simply kick back and relax a while. Dinner in award winning   Brabazon Restaurant  will be the real treat on the evening of your choice during your stay with us.  Sleep well in one of our beautifully appointed courtyard cottage suites, with only trickling fountains to disturb, awaken with a quick dip in the hot tub before a hearty breakfast to set you up for the day, served in the Cellar Restaurant. Definitely, worthy of leaving Tankardstown, if only for a little while is the short drive to the amazing world heritage site of  Newgrange  and lose your self in the wonder of this magnificent place.  Return to a deep cleansing facial, or neck, shoulder & back massage in our quaint beauty cottage,  The Hideout , to be rejuvenated since travelling back 5,000 years. A delicious informal lunch is available to you in  Brabazon Restaurant  along with a nice refreshing glass of wine with our compliments. We hope you enjoy your experience with us.

Valid From: 13.01.2016 To: 31.12.2017

From: €320 per person

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