If you are looking for a secluded romantic getaway in Europe, visit Ballyvolane House in Southern Ireland for a relaxing break in a calm setting where couples can spend your days fly fishing in the lakes, walking in the woodlands and exploring the gardens. Ballyvolane House offers a historic Irish country home setting with affordable luxury guest rooms and warm hospitality.
Salmon fishing is available on the river Blackwater and trout fishing can be enjoyed at Ballyvolane'a private lakes. Trout rods and flies are provided to hotel guests.
Rooms & Suites
Ballyvolane House has six individually furnished guest bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and antique baths, a great romantic getaway idea. Rolands room features an antique mahogany enclosed bath and the Grans Sitter room offers beautiful views of the gardens.
Where to Eat
Sample country house-style cuisine with ingredients organically grown on the property or purchased from local farmers. Dinner is a 4-course set menu served at the main dining table. The dining room also offers separate tables for guests who prefer privacy.
Afternoon tea, served in the sitting room, in your room or in the garden, includes a selection of loose leaf tea, herbal infusions and homemade cake.
VacationIdea.com Vacation Tip
For salmon fishing, go between February and the end of September.
How to Get There
Easyjet flies to Cork international airport, a 30-minute drive from Ballyvolane. Shannon is two hours away and Dublin is a 3.5-hour drive.
Nightly room rates start at 115 Euro.