Belleek Castle, Connacht
|Ballina, Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND.|
Description: Belleek CastleApproached along a beautiful, tree-lined drive, this fabulous property is set in a neo-Gothic country house, originally built in 1831 over the remains of Belleek Abbey. Belleek Castle is a charming boutique hotel, surrounded by 200 acres of lush woodland, and offering unique accommodation and award-winning cuisine in a magnificent heritage setting.
Belleek Castle is a wonderful spot for relaxing visits to this beautiful corner of County Mayo. Bordering the River Moy, it is just 16 kilometres from the sea at Enniscrone beach, and offers fantastic opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking and cycling on the Wild Atlantic Way or the Greenway, golf, water-sports and of course fishing on the river.
Set in a magnificent dining room, with décor ranging from Spanish Armada relics to beautifully worked mouldings and furniture from the Earl of Arran's library, Belleek Castle restaurant is a splendid backdrop for the cuisine of chef Stephen Lenahan, which features local, seasonal ingredients in a skilful combination of traditional recipes and avant-garde techniques. The restaurant is the proud holder of two AA Rosettes, and serves a range of menus from the early afternoon to late evening. Vegetarian and special diet menus are also available.
Type of rooms: Belleek CastleStandard Room:
Charming Double Rooms in period décor with wonderful views over the Belleek woods. The Standard Rooms are equipped with queen-size beds, en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV, radio and telephone. All rooms are non-smoking rooms. All rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi.
Spacious, elegant Superior Room furnished with antiques, some of which have beautiful four poster beds. Our Superior Rooms offer a stunning view over the grounds and Belleek woods In-Room amenities include en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV, radio and telephone. Please note that all rooms are non-smoking rooms. All rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi.
Very spacious, luxurious Deluxe Rooms in period style décor with Queen or King Size Beds. The Deluxe Rooms overlook the Belleek woods and the grounds. All rooms are non-smoking rooms. In-Room amenities include en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV, radio, telephone and complimentary Wi-Fi.
All rooms are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, large flat-screen TV, tea making facilities. Room rates include continental breakfast and full Irish breakfast, cooked to order.
Additional information: Belleek Castle
Mediaeval Visitor Attraction
AA 2 Rosettes Restaurant, Sporting and Country Hotel
2015 Restaurants Association of Ireland, Best Hotel Restaurant
2015 Daniel Mayr, Best Restaurant Manager - Sponsored by the Restaurants Association of Ireland
2014 Georgina Campbell's "Just Ask" Restaurant of the Year - Sponsored by Bord Bia
2014 Restaurants Association of Ireland, Best Hotel Restaurant - Sponsored by Pallas Foods
2014 Daniel Mayr, Best Restaurant Manager- Sponsored by the Restaurants Association of Ireland
2014 Restaurants Association of Ireland, Best Hotel Restaurant in Connaught
Number of rooms: 10
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1831.
Languages spoken: English, French, German Italian, Russian.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Under Irish law, smoking is not permitted in enclosed public spaces, restaurants and bars.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Switch.
Restaurant closed: Open seven days a week.
How to get here:
On entering Ballina from Foxford, turn slight right onto Teeling St/N59. Continue along the N59 for about 1 min. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Corcoran's Terrace. Continue onto Killala Rd. From the Killala Rd, Turn right onto Belleek road. Take the 1st left hairpin back into the woods.
GPS Coordinates: 54° 7' 59.71'' N 9° 8' 41.57'' W
Nearest airport: Ireland West Airport Knock - 41,5 km.