Art and Garden - 2 nights
In August Ballyfin Demesne is offering an Art and Garden two day package
On day one enjoy a tour of the Art collection with Managing Director Jim Reynolds who has overseen the restoration of Ballyfin from the very beginning of the project. Among the highlights of the Art tour are the ancestral Coote family portraits which have returned to the house after almost a century. The creative spirit of Ireland continues to flourish and Ballyfin also houses a fine collection of contemporary Irish paintings by artists such as Louis le Brocquy, Michael Farrell and William Crozier. On day two enjoy a garden experience and feel transported to another world. At Ballyfin you will experience one of the finest walled gardens and demesne in Ireland. Meet our Gardener for a tour of the four and a half acres of walled gardens. Our chef will then meet with you to explain our garden to plate philosophy while you enjoy a glass of champagne.
This two day package is based on full board and also includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, teas/coffees, cake & cookies, soft drinks, a pre-dinner drink, bedroom soft drink mini-bar, vat and gratuities. The package also includes the Ballyfin book “A restoration of an Irish House & Demesne and a special gift as a memory of your stay. Package available midweek in August 2015 on Tuesday and Wednesday or Wednesday and Thursday. Rates from €2,235 per couple for two nights