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Glamping

= Glamour + Camping!

Glamping at Ballyvolane is not only glamorous but also a luxurious and romantic way to experience the magic of nature without forgoing your creature comforts! Glamp in the garden from May to September.

Glamping Tents & the Pig Ark

Our 4-metre bell tents are designed to accommodate 2 people while our 5-metre tents comfortably sleep 2 adults + 2 children. The Glamping Ark, modelled on the traditional pig ark but a lot comfier(!), also sleeps 2.

Food

We will have a small cafe open for Glampers to purchase our Ballyvolane House blend coffee and tea, along with a continental breakfast, including fresh pastries. There is a beautiful dining terrace for you to enjoy your meals in, or feel free to make use of the lovely gardens and enjoy the great outdoors. We are also always happy to recommend some great restaurants and dining options nearby.

On arrival at their tent our ‘Glampers’ will find essentials such as; matches, water, a jar of homemade chocolate cookies, map of the estate, a torch/head-lamps. Free Wi-Fi is available in the converted barn.

Please enquire if you would like to book in for our four course seasonal set menu at €67.50 per person at 8pm in the main house. This may be booked subject to availability, due to Covid -19 social distancing restrictions that will be in place.

Luxurious Glamp-beds

The Glamping Pig Ark
The Glamping Pig Ark

The bell tents are fully kitted out with futon style beds and comfy mattresses made by the Natural Mat Company. The mattresses are stuffed with recycled jeans and organic lamb’s wool and covered with washable cotton ticking. The beds are made-up with proper cotton sheets, pillows, duvets and blankets. Tents are furnished with bed-side tables, chairs and coir carpet. The Glamping Ark has a proper double bed, due to it’s higher ceiling design.

During your stay you will have full access to the converted barn space, feel free to play cards, read a book, use the ping pong table or just to relax in.

There is a fully heated wash house containing loos and showers is located adjacent to the Glamping area, which is furnished with mirrors, good lighting, clothes-hooks and hair-dryers.

We can assure you that housekeeping will be on hand regularly to ensure regular cleaning and sanitation of all communal spaces! 

The grounds of Ballyvolane House offers so much for guests who are glamping, with plenty of walks to explore! Alongside this, there are beautiful grounds, with tennis courts, a walled garden, 5-aside football pitch and lakes, which guests glamping are of course welcome to enjoy at their leisure.

There is also a huge amount of wildlife to be seen in the grounds, and resident red squirrels are often spotted. There are rare-breed pigs, ducks and chickens, along with 4 very friendly dogs that live at Ballyvolane House

Due to Covid restrictions and guidelines, the access to the house is restricted to guests that have made a reservation in the house. This is solely due to social distancing and limited space in the house. We are doing everything we can to follow Government guidelines and are doing our utmost to keep staff safe and healthy.

Please note ‘check-in’ time is 3pm and ‘check-out’ time is 12noon. To book, please phone us on 025 36349, send us an email or get in touch here.