Dunbrody's Blog

  • Forest Bathing at Dunbrody

    03/03/2020

    We all know how good being in nature can make us feel. We have known it for centuries. The sounds of the forest, the scent of the trees, the sunlight playing through the leaves, the fresh, clean air — these things give us a sense of comfort. They ease our stress and worry, help us to relax and to think more clearly. Being in nature can restore our mood, give us back our energy and vitality, refresh and rejuvenate us.

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  • Easter Simnel Cake

    23/03/2020

    The Simnel cake is associated with Easter today, but was originally made for Mothering Sunday, the fourth Sunday in Lent.

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  • Ocean Therapy at Dunbrody House

    06/03/2020

    Are you seeing red, feeling angry, anxious, and stressed? Welcome to the postmodern experience. Don’t despair, however. Blue mind science—the study of aquatic environments’ health benefits—could offer the cure for your blues, for free, wherever you may be.

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  • Breathe In & Chill Out

    01/03/2020

    Located across the courtyard in an original stone building and with a contemporary interior of wood and natural stone, the Spa at Dunbrody will make guests feel cocooned and at ease from the moment they arrive.

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  • Wild Garlic - a Chef's Delight

    29/02/2020

    Wild garlic is a forager’s delight, found in the woodlands around Dunbrody from early spring to the end of May. One of our favourites walks is through the trails in Tintern Abbey where this year there is more wild garlic than we’ve ever seen.

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  • Rosemary

    09/05/2018

    One of our favourite herbs at Dunbrody - a powerful guardian and a protector of women and frequently used in witch magic as a protection for girls or women.

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  • Long, Lazy Lie-Ins..

    20/11/2019

    At Dunbrody House we’re firm believers in switching off and indulging in some serious me-time.

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  • Champagne Charlie - the story

    07/05/2018

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  • Discover the Greatest Knight

    12/04/2018

    WILLIAM MARSHALL - He was “the greatest knight that ever lived”, Earl of Pembroke and Regent of England. As Lord of Leinster, he blazed a trail of Anglo-Norman power, building castles at Kilkenny and Ferns, and founding Duiske Abbey and Tintern Abbey on Wexford’s Hook Peninsula.

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  • The Norman Way

    31/03/2018

    THE NORMAN WAY- The Norman Way is a heritage trail that runs along the south coast of County Wexford. Along this Wexford Trail you will discover authentic medieval sites which will help you to understand the Norman way of life. These hidden gems of The Norman Way are waiting to be explored by you down quiet country lanes, in beautiful seaside villages and alongside stunning beaches.

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Summer Specials

Thoughout the year we offer some great dates for your diary - you can book any of these on their own or as part of a package: Call 051.389600 to book. 
If you go down to the woods today....you'll find our gorgeous cosy cabin tucked away in the woodland.  The perfect way to get back to nature where the only noise comes from the Dawn & Dusk Chorus, where you can slip into the Twilight while relaxing on your terrace with a couple of Sundowner Cocktails from Room Service and enjoy the benefits of a complete Digital Detox too.

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Live Like a Lord (or a lady!) To the Manor Born at Dunbrody   - Live like a Lord for 2 days in 1800s Dunbrody House...Georgian architecture meets modern luxury with this 2 day package which includes a Classic Afternoon Tea, dinner in the Harvest Room Restaurant from our Summer Seasonal Menu and champagne breakfast in bed til Noon on one morning.

Available throughout the year.  Click HERE to book

Escape to the Country - nothing beats 2 nights getaway to the stunning Hook Peninsula & Dunbrody Country House & Estate especially when it includes a dinner on one night from Kevin Dundon's kitchen!  Treat yourself to a well-earned break of relaxation, pampering and indulgence.  You've definitely earned it  

Available throughout the year.  Click HERE to book
Love Is 24 hours of indulgence at Dunbrody House throughout the Autumn & Winter. From €235 pps          The perfect treat for someone you love.     Love Is package includes:
- Accommodation in one of Dunbrody's luxury rooms or suites, Breakfast til Noon next day.
- Dinner for Two from the Harvest Room Seasonal Menu
- Choice of Dunbrody Full Body Massage or Signature Facial (one treatment per person)

Sundays & Midweek Click HERE to book

The Lodge at Dunbrody - For the perfect family break the original steaward's house at Dunbrody House offers all the perks of being in the main house but with loads of space for kids of all ages too.  Sleeping up to six you have the option of self-catering or let us look after all your dining needs. Minimum two night stay. Click HERE to check availability
Yummy Mummies  - We love all the Yummy Mummies & Mums to Be here at Dunbrody and we have the perfect treat for your Yummy Mummy - either the Foodie option or the Beauty option both starting at €265 pps to book either as a stay or as a Voucher  Package includes 1 night's Dinner, B&B and a choice of any one of the following:- One Day Cookery School OR Aromatherapy Associates Rose Facial with Indian Head & Neck Massage

Throughout the month of June Click HERE to book  Also available as a Gift Voucher

Dunbrody Exclusive Packages