It was built for gracious hospitality and entertaining and resonates to the sound of laughter and enjoyment. With its 614 acres providing complete privacy, Ballyfin is a perfect venue for house parties and family celebrations of all kinds. Specialist expertise and catering is offered for occasions where every detail must be perfect and appear effortless.
You will find a versatile combination of magnificence and intimacy throughout the house. The reception rooms make for a glorious backdrop to a stay in the house and are perfect for every type of event. From small family dinners to spectacular parties to exceptional corporate gatherings and with all of the public rooms opening into each other it is ideal for a larger cocktail party. Up to 50 guests may be seated comfortably for dinner in the State Dining Room or for larger parties the Ballroom is a wonderful venue.
The selection of reception rooms cater for every mood and requirement. The Library is a lovely room for whiling away a few hours with plenty of quiet corners for conversation, and there are plenty of more grand rooms for entertaining or just enjoying the opulence of the House. And for a good Irish sing-a-long enjoy the intimate Ballyfin Bar with its upright piano.
There are lots of activities available from the active outdoors to wine tasting in the cellar. Memorable food arrangements are all part of the catering at Ballyfin, from picnics in the grotto, barbeques in the courtyard, and lunches in the sunny conservatory and gala dinners in the State Dining Room - each mealtime will be an experience. You can add period drama to the event by selecting costumes from our costume department.