Ballyfin is a small country house hotel that is making its mark in Ireland and beyond as a destination resort. Its magnificent interiors are decorated with Irish art and antiques from around the world, in the same spirit of refined elegance that the early House reflected in the 1820s. For today’s guest, though, formality is blended with an informal, relaxed and easy-going approach that is wonderfully warm and welcoming. With just 20 individually designed bedrooms, guests of Ballyfin can enjoy the feeling of staying in a private residence yet with all the comforts offered by an international luxury hotel.

Outdoors, guests can enjoy 600 acres of private parkland, a 28-acre lake, ancient woods, follies and grottoes and for those who enjoy being pampered, four beauty treatment rooms, a gym and indoor pool complete the Ballyfin offering.