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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

Ballyvolane House Glamping is a self catered glamping experience. Guests will have full access a large communal kitchen along with utensils, crockery and basics such as oil, tea, coffee and hot chocolate. There is a beautiful dining terrace for you to enjoy your meals in. We are also always happy to recommend some great restaurants nearby.

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

Luxurious Glamp-beds

The Glamping Pig Ark
The Glamping Pig Ark

The bell tents & the Pig Ark 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. You can even actually stand upright inside the tents!

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 relax in the evening.

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. Various kinds of rare-breed pigs currently occupy the back haggard along with the large flock of Muscovy ducks and hens, along with 4 very friendly dogs that live at Ballyvolane House.

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.