Dunbrody's Blog

  • Dollar Bay on the Hook Peninsula

    12/03/2021

    Ever wonder how Dollar Bay got it’s name? Let us tell you the story....

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    The Simnel cake is associated with Easter today, but was originally made for Mothering Sunday, the fourth Sunday in Lent.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

Escape to the Country nothing beats two nights Autumn 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  Two days and nights of indulgence at Dunbrody House throughout this Fall.  The perfect treat for someone you love.   Love Is package includes: Sundays & Midweek accommodation in one of Dunbrody's luxury rooms or suites, Dinner for Two from the Harvest Room Seasonal Spring Menu on one of the nights, Champagne Heidsick & Flowers in room on arrival, Breakfast til Noon next day.

Sunday through Thursday 

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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 Seasonal Menu and champagne breakfast til Noon on one morning.

Available throughout the year.  Click HERE to book

Autumn Winter Cookery Schedule is now open for bookings so why not check out our range of one, two and five day courses.  Face-to-Face courses and online courses available  Or just follow Kevin with his daily recipe on Instagram Live at 2pm 

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