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Blairscove House and Restaurant

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Durrus, Bantry, Cork,
Mrs Ann Woodward
T: +353(0)2761127

Sitting on a promontory jutting out into Dunmanus Bay in West Cork is Blairscove House. Set in a 250 year old Georgian country house Blairscove offers elegant accommodation and delicious food served in their awe inspiring dining room.

Surrounded by 4.5 acres of lawns and gardens in West Cork. Blairscove is the ideal place to spend a few relaxing days. Since 1972 Blairscove has remained in the hands of the De Mey family and they continue to provide top quality dining and accommodation.

The accommodation consists of four apartments which are situated around the courtyard of a Georgian house. The courtyard apartments can also be rented on a nightly bed and breakfast basis or on a self catering basis from Saturday to Sunday.

The dining room of the restaurant at Blairscove is high beamed like a church, converted from the former stables. It is heated by a wood burning grill where meats are cooked over embers. The restaurant is open for dinner from mid March to the end of October, from Tuesday to Saturday.

For the active, the Mizen Peninsula's sandy beaches are just a short drive away and the Sheep's Head peninsula boasts miles and miles of scenic walks. Bantry, Schull, Ballydehob and Skibbereen with their festivals, pubs, shops and restaurants offer plenty of action, not forgetting the golf courses of Bantry and Glengariffe which are amongst the most scenic you will play. The pace is slow, the people are friendly. Pubs are plentiful and the food is wholesome and fresh.

Above all at Blairscove you will discover a place, which is cosmopolitan and sophisticated yet at the same time unspoilt and breathtakingly beautiful.