Unwrap the magic of the festive season with a winter getaway at Ballymaloe House Hotel, near Cork City. Nestled in the beautiful Irish countryside, our 4-star luxury hotel is the perfect choice to celebrate the festive season with family, friends, or work colleagues.
Experience the perfect blend of traditional charm, seasonal farm-to-fork dining experiences, luxury accommodation and an authentic Irish country house atmosphere as you embark on your memorable festive stay or luxury Winter retreat.
Whether you decide to stay for one night, two, or longer, you’ll find the ideal festive package for your perfect Winter break during the dark Winter months.
On arrival, you will be invited to rest beside a crackling log fire in the Drawing Room with a complimentary slice of seasonal cake and freshly brewed tea and coffee.
Discover the beauty of the Irish countryside in the winter with a romantic stroll along the woodland paths, in the crisp country air. Visit the walled garden or the farm - we provide wellingtons and a map to help you explore.
With a stay at Ballymaloe House Hotel, you will experience the tranquillity of a country house, luxurious accommodation, exceptional farm-to-fork dining, a delicious Irish breakfast, and authentic Irish hospitality.
Book from our range of Winter special offers as a remedy for your Winter blues.
The start of the festive season is marked by the launch of the Ballymaloe Craft Fair, a Christmas Market, this year taking place during the last two weekends of November between the 17th – 19th and the 24th –26th.
These two fantastic weekends are filled with over 180 diverse craft stalls, food, and entertainment, providing the perfect Christmas shopping destination and an ideal opportunity to find that unique gift for your loved ones.
If you book a stay at Ballymaloe House Hotel during the Christmas Market weekends, you'll receive a complimentary ticket to the fair, where you can wander the aisles while sipping on hot chocolate.