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One of Irelandís Most Exclusive Hotels & Golf Resorts Announces New Package

07-28-2011


 

Adare Manor, One of Ireland’s Most Exclusive

Hotels & Golf Resorts, Announces the

“Adare Manor Summer into Fall Celebration” Package



Adare Village, (County LimerickIreland), July 2011 … The Five Star Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort, one of western Ireland’s most extraordinary 19th century gothic castles, has announced the new “Adare Manor Summer into Fall Celebration” package.  The 840-acre Adare Manor estate was originally home to the Earls of Dunraven.  Just outside the resort is the picturesque village of Adare, one of Ireland’s most charming towns, which was originally created by the Earls of Dunraven for the estate’s staff, and features thatched-roof dwellings.

 

The “Summer into Fall Celebration Package” includes:

 

-Three night's luxurious accommodations in a Stateroom in the historic Castle

-Traditional Full Irish Breakfast each morning in the Oakroom Dining Room & Loggia

-Eight-course Tasting Dinner for Two in the fine dining Oakroom Restaurant (the Castle’s original dining room)

-Chauffeur-driven car to the famed Cliffs of Moher on Ireland’s west coast with entrance to the Visitor Centre

-A lifestyle photo shoot by which to remember the visit with renowned photographers Keith & Evelyn Woodard or Woodard Photography ~ Ireland's leading & award-winning husband & wife photography team who have been lauded for their ability to observe and capture moments in time.

 

The package is available through October 31, 2011, and is based on two adults.  The total package price is from $2,505 approx. per couple (€1,750.00 per couple) 

 

For further details on the Adare Manor Summer into Fall Celebration, call 800-462-3273 (800-GO-ADARE), or visit their website at www.adaremanor.com. 

 

Photography:  High resolution photography is available of the Castle at Adare Manor, the magnificently landscaped gardens, and resort activities, including the Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf course.

 

Discover Adare Manor estate, including the Castle’s unique “Calendar House”

While at Adare Manor, the expanse of the estate is available to explore and there is much to discover. Pick an apple or a pear off a tree and tour the grounds of the 840-acre estate, originally home to the Earls of Dunraven. 

Magnificent trees are one of the defining aspects of Adare Manor, and there are lush woodlands. They are notable not just for their rare varieties but some specimens bear weatherworn messages for the keen eyed passer-by. Not least a particular oak, which was of substantial service to the Quin family in 1688.

Closer to home, lies the French Formal Gardens. Designed by PC Hardwick in the 1850s, the garden runs out from the southern aspect of the Manor, stretching towards the lush parkland beyond. Lording over Hardwick's snappy botanic ensemble, like an elder statesman, looms the estate's notable Lebanese Cedar tree. Believed to have been planted in 1645, this is the oldest of its kind in the British Isles. With the formal gardens boxwood parterres, abundant roses and tulips, it is a scented delight when the lavender is in bloom. The southern lawn occasionally plays host to falconers as well.

The Castle at Adare Manor is a unique “Calendar House,” featuring 365 stained windows and 52 chimneys, marking the annual tally of days and weeks. Other features of ascending size were incorporated to represent the 12 months and 4 seasons.

Curiosities are scattered through the grounds: centuries-old Ogham Stones, the Dunraven Pet Cemetery, the original Icehouse, the Walled Victorian [Back to Press Releases Main]