Restore and Explore in the Kingdom - Cahernane House Hotel Killarney
The 4-star, Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry offers guests a chance to withdraw from the busy world and to find time for themselves to indulge in great food, to enjoy the soundest of sleeps and to explore the great outdoors. The gardens of this wonderful old country house will soon wear the colours of autumn and the annual seasonal, leafy display shows natures colours at their golden best. With its mature gardens, elegant drawing rooms, open log fires and stunning interiors, this 18th century country house hotel is just the place to escape to.
Set on the edge of Killarney National Park and lakes, the historic country house enjoys a tranquil, secluded location yet is just a twenty-minute stroll into Killarney town itself.
The Restore and Explore package (from €285 per person sharing) includes two nights bed and breakfast for two people, tea and scones in the elegant drawing room overlooking the gardens and a glass of bubbles on arrival. There is also a complimentary history tour and guests are guaranteed a truly restorative sleep, thanks to the Seventh Heaven Beds and absolute peace and quiet of the house.
The following day, following a great night’s sleep you will be refreshed and ready to head out and explore Killarney National Park which surrounds the house and is within walking distance of Cahernane. Killarney National Park is stunning during the autumn period as the ancient trees are clothed in the most vibrant autumn colours. After your exploration, what could be nicer or more peaceful than sitting down in front of roaring fire with a glass of wine or a pint of the black stuff?
Built in 1877, the property has been sympathetically remodeled by the current owners, PREM Group who have spent over €7.8 million on an ambitious renewal programme. There are 12 bedrooms in the original Manor House, 28 in the Garden Wing and the former Coach House, once home to the horses and carriages of the Herbert family who built the house is now the setting for 8 new luxurious bedrooms. Inside the Manor House there is a grand dining room and drawing room, a light filled atrium, library and the quirky, Cellar Bar which serves delicious food. Original antiques, paintings and stunning chandeliers set the tone for classic country elegance and guests will find numerous peaceful rooms to escape to with a book and retreat from the busy world.
The Coach House is a completely separate building to the main Manor House and is available for exclusive hire for families or friends. This beautiful old stone cut building has its own separate entrances which allows guest staying here to minimise their interaction with others if they so wish. Several dining options will also allow for social distancing with dining options including The Herbert Restaurant, The Cellar Bar, the Library and Atrium. Al Fresco dining in the extensive gardens and terraces will also be offered and if you want to get out and explore the locality you can ask chef to prepare a picnic to bring with you.
For more on Cahernane House Hotel or to make a booking see www.cahernane.com