Hotels in Co. Cork, Ireland

Ballylickey Manor House, Ballylickey, Co Cork

Ballylickey Manor House, Ballylickey, Co Cork

Ballylickey, home of the Franco-Irish Graves family for four generations, lies hidden among the rugged inlets of majestic Bantry Bay. This secluded Manor House has the ambience of a beautiful family home, cherished and nurtured over the centuries.

Originally built over 300 years ago as a shooting lodge by Lord Kenmare it was carefully restored by the present owner managers the Graves family in the late 1940's. Visited over the years on many occasions by the poet Robert Graves, an uncle of the present owners. Ballylickey became a haven for writers, artists and musicians.

Situated on the boundary of Cork and Kerry, amidst ten acres of award winning flower gardens and parkland and surrounded by mountains and moorland, Ballylickey Manor House enjoys a stunning romantic setting overlooking Bantry Bay.

There is an aura of quiet luxury about this charming Manor House Hotel with its drawing rooms, dining rooms, breakfast room and seven sumptuous suites. Across the gardens just out of sight, are the swimming pool and a cluster of comfortable Cottages which offer a choice of suites, apartments and bedroom/bathroom accommodation.

Ballylickey Manor House,
Ballylickey
Bantry Bay, IE
Ballylickey Manor House, Ballylickey, Co Cork

 

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