Autumn is a lovely time to go for a weekend break around Ireland. Original Irish Hotels have a super selection to suit all couples looking for some time away. I’ve put together a range for you to chose from for that special getaway and time to soak up the autumn colours and spectacular Irish landscape.
The Original Irish Hotels collection offers a range of hotel accommodation from luxurious castles and historic manor houses to family run country hotels and city-based boutique properties, each distinctive and full of character. With accommodation in picturesque locations around Ireland, from the Wild Atlantic Way to Ireland’s Ancient East; the beautiful Lakelands and the wilds of Connemara, for an truly authentic Irish holiday experience.
Screebe House, Connemara
Take in the tranquil surrounds of Screebe House, on the wild Atlantic coast of Ireland. An oasis of calm tucked away in the idyllic surrounds of Camus Bay, experience the best of what Connemara has to offer. With glorious scenery, country and seaside walks, as well as superb fishing on-site, Screebe is the ultimate country escape.
Experience the quiet luxury of Screebe House with a two-night midweek stay in a beautifully appointed bedroom with breakfast each morning. Take in the stunning tranquil scenery of one of Ireland’s most picturesque locations. Savour a sumptuous Irish cheese board and glass of red wine on one evening and an exquisite 3-course dining experience by head chef Maximilian Schindler on another evening of your choice.
- Valid Monday to Thursday, September 1st – October 25th,2021
- 2-night minimum stay
- Accommodation for 2 people sharing
From €399 per night.
Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel and Spa
Escape to Adare for a couples retreat with Prosecco and sweet treats to share- Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa. Located just outside the beautiful village of Adare, situated in 44 acres of organic private grounds and landscaped gardens. It isa family run hotel with fantastic facilities and is just 10 minutes from Limerick City. With a wealth of things to see and do right on its doorstep you’re guaranteed the best experience.
Enjoy a Couples Retreat at Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa from €159 per couple.
This package includes:
- An overnight stay with Full Irish Breakfast the next morning
- A chilled bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival
- Sweet treats to share from Woodlands pastry house
Prices start from €159 per couple sharing based on a Double or Twin room.
This offer is valid October to December 2021..
Knockranny House Hotel Westport
Enjoy a weekend of venison and foraging at Knockranny House Hotel & Spaon the 15th & 16th October 2021.As the leaves turn golden this autumn, Knockranny House Hotel & Spa celebrate the turning of the seasons with their Foraging Weekend on the 15th and 16th October with a focus on local autumnal produce foraged from the hotel’s luscious surroundings.
With check-in for guests on Friday evening, the Foraging Weekend will begin on Saturday morning with a guided foraging session in the local Knockranny Woods and Old Head Woods. Led by Will Williams from Walk on the Wildside, guests will see how and where mushrooms grow in their natural habitat, learning identification techniques and points to watch out for when collecting them. Later that afternoon, guests will pick and cook the foraged bounty outdoors over a campfire to sample the flavours of this wild crop.
Returning to the hotel, guests will enjoy a glass of wine and a fascinating mini cooking demonstration and tasting with chef Seamus Commons.
On Saturday evening, guests can look forward to the highlight of the weekend, an evening meal from chef Seamus Commons with a focus on the finest game from his trusted suppliers, including venison, mushrooms and a host of other autumnal ingredients.
The Venison & Foraging Weekend at Knockranny House Hotel includes:
- 2-nights accommodation with breakfast each morning
- Dinner on one evening
- Foraging session led by guide
- Wine tasting and cooking demonstration
Prices start from €320 per person based on twosharing a Double or Twin room.
This package is only available 15th & 16th of October 2021.
The Castle Hotel Macroom, Cork
Welcoming visitors to the traditional market town of Macroom for over 70 years, The Buckley Family are now in their third generation. Nestled between Cork city, Blarney, Killarney and West Cork’s world-famous coastline, the charming hotel offers you the ideal base from which to explore an abundance of amazing activities right on its doorstep and across Ireland’s South-West.
The Castle Hotel Macroom is famous country-wide for its take on sustainable Irish food. their kitchen is committed to championing their local artisan food producers, developing their own organic kitchen garden and sourdough bakery, while minimising their impact on the environment.
An overnight accommodation for 2 people in a luxurious room, (with an upgrade, subject to availability)
1 round of golf on Macroom’s 18 hole parklands course
3-course dinner in Dan Buckley’s Bar (10 euro steak supplement)
A la carte local sustainable breakfast experience the following morning in B’s restaurant
Complimentary access to our extensive Leisure Club including swimming pool (pre-booking essential)
Price: from €125per person sharing
Valid to the end of October. Must be booked 7 days in advance.
Cork’s Vienna Woods Hotel
The hotel, perched on a height overlooking the Glashaboy River, has stood proudly since 1756. This quirky and charming building is theatrically set against the surrounding woodlands. The Vienna Woods Country House Hotel is a family owned and family run hotel. The building has an interesting and varied past, and they have worked to preserve both the structure of the building and the stories contained within the walls.
Enjoy a romantic break away in the 18th century elegant country house hotel, nuzzle into one of their cosy snugs and unwind while immersing yourself in the beauty of surrounding woodland area that overlooks the Glashaboy River. Ideally located near the city and many activities. Guests can avail of complimentary WIFI and free car parking. During your stay you can indulge in the Mabel Crawford’s Bistro for some fine dining with food that caters to everyone’s likes and needs.
- A Luxurious Overnight Stay
- Tapas Board and Glass of Red or White Wine Upon Arrival or Any Stage
- Full Irish Breakfast
- This offer is based on two people sharing
- Complimentary Car Parking and Free Wi-Fi.
- Complimentary Bedroom Upgrade to Classic Bedroom.
- USB Connection Points in all Guest Rooms.
*Available Midweek (Sun-Weds) from the 1st of September*
From €145 Total Stay.
Dingle Benners Hotel on the Dingle Peninsula –
Dingle Benners Hotel is an intimate boutique hotel in the heart of Dingle town. With a long standing history of warm welcomes and award winning food. It is the perfect base to explore the Dingle Peninsula, the Ring of Kerry, and the many beautiful outdoor sights. The great location of this Dingle hotel allows you to explore the breathtaking scenery and Irish countryside. National Geographic has cited the Peninsula as one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Enjoy the breathtaking scenery to be explored on the Dingle Peninsula with walking, hiking and sea sports all surrounding you, this break away will leave you energised and with a new appreciation of the amazing outdoors.
This special package includes-
– a 2 night stay with their award winning breakfast each morning
– Complimentary Tea/Coffee & Scones on Arrival
– Packed Lunch per person on one day
From €295 per person
This offer is valid: until the end of September
Step House Hotel, Borris, Co.Carlow
A recent addition to the Original Irish Hotels collection is a four-star boutique hotel located in the picturesque village of Borris, Co. Carlow at the foot of the Mount Leinster & The Blackstairs Mountains. Ideal for couples. The village of Borris is one hour’s drive from Dublin and two hours from Cork.
Traditional Irish country hospitality is evident, from delicious home-cooked breakfasts to freshly baked pastries and beautiful homemade scones.
Supporting local producers is at the heart of the Step House Hotel where whole lambs are bought off local farmers.
The Cellar Restaurant with its archways and vaulted ceilings is the perfect setting for classical French-style cuisine and exclusively selected wines.
Enjoy a Relaxing 2-night Stay at the Step House Hotel in the Picturesque Village of Borris. This Package includes:
- Two night’s accommodation in a luxurious room
- Three course meal in 1808 Bar on the evening of your choice
- Full Irish breakfast each morning
Prices start from €180 midweek and from €237.50 weekends per person sharing (September & December)
Prices start from €160 midweek and from €217.50 weekends per person sharing (October & November)
To book these offers or hear about even more offers contact Original Irish Hotels by either calling central reservations on +353 1 295 8900 or logging onto www.originalirishhotels.com/offers