Ard na Sidhe Country House
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Ard na Sidhe Country House is a stunning country manor house on the shores of Caragh Lake, first built in 1913 and now restored to its original glory.Just outside Killorglin, Ard na Sidhe Country House is the perfect spot to drop by for afternoon tea
Ard na Sidhe Country House is a stunning country manor house on the shores of Caragh Lake, first built in 1913 and now restored to its original glory. Just outside Killorglin, Ard na Sidhe Country House is the perfect spot to drop by for Afternoon Tea in the Lounge or on the Terrace with magnificent views over Caragh Lake or try an evening with a difference, enjoying dinner in the hotel’s intimate, candlelit restaurant followed by a stroll by the lakeshore.
The hotel’s newly refurbished Main House Bedrooms are the perfect place to relax with four poster beds and antique furnishings, polished hardwood floors and Edwardian style bathrooms. Crisp Irish linens, deep mattresses and antique furniture are the hallmark of our 18 en-suite bedrooms, 10 of which are located in the Main House and 8 within the courtyard’s Garden House.
Sleeping in the most comfortable of beds, guests are lulled by the sounds of the peaceful lakeshore. Our charming bedrooms are without the interference of television or radio - Simply allow yourself to escape.
The restaurant is renowned for its country house style cooking. The intimate dining room offers a warm welcome. The menu at Ard na Sidhe features a wide selection of both regional and international dishes. Fresh Atlantic Fish and the finest Kerry Lamb are two of the most popular main courses while local cheeses and fresh summer fruits are perfect to round off the meal.
After dinner enjoy a brandy from the drinks cabinet and relax by the open fire in the lounge. While some guests never stray further from the house than for Afternoon Tea on the Terrace, for those who wish to explore a little further afield, the kitchen will be pleased to pack a picnic basket full of afternoon treats.
Guests staying at Ard na Sidhe are surrounded by a wealth of things to see and do in the area and can benefit from the staff's wide ranging local knowledge when planning their day.
Ard na Sidhe Country House is a nature lover's paradise. Whether relaxing with a gentle stroll or seeking the adventure of climb up Ireland's highest peak your journey begins at our doorstep. For anglers, take a boat from Ard na Sidhe onto Caragh Lake or try your luck deep sea angling in Kenmare or Dingle Bays.
Sightseers are spoiled for choice with the Ring of Kerry, Gap of Dunloe, Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head Drives all within easy reach. A picnic basket from our kitchen and local tips, maps and guides from the team here at Ard na Sidhe will have you on your way.
The hotel offers fantastic packages for overnight stays and relaxing getaways, you will find more details on www.ardnasidhe.com.