Annual Events at Longueville House
Longueville House organises a variety of occasional and annual on-site events for your enjoyment and entertainment. Why not avail of these unique, educational and fun filled opportunities hosted within the grounds of our 500-acre wooded estate.
Dawn Chorus Walk and Breakfast, Sunday 14th May 2017
Take sound ornithology set it in an elegant country house estate and what do you get? Our Sixth Series Dawn Chorus Event with professional bird watching guide Michael Cobley on the magnificent grounds of Longueville House! Michael (Chair of the West Cork Branch of Bird Watching Ireland) has many years experience guiding groups of various experience levels including newcomers.
He is an absolute mine of information and has an uncanny ability to identify birds by their call alone and will be on hand to help with the birds, their songs and calls, and also information on their habits and habitats. Michael has experience gained from birding in most euorpean countries and will be available not only leading the Chorus walk but also afterwards over a cup of coffee where we can wind down after an early start with questions and answers session.
Mushroom Hunt & Lunch, Sunday 01st October 2017
Don your boots and hike around the magnificent grounds of Longueville in the company of two experienced Mycologists in search of edible mushroom varieties growing wild here on our Estate. Our Mushroom Hunt with Lunch at €85 Per Person Includes - Coffee & Cookies on arrival, Mushroom Hunt Expert Guides, Luncheon with Wine. Children Under 12 Years €25. Family Package €199 (Two Adults & Two Children Under 12 years).
Orchard & Distillery Tour & Lunch, Sunday 29th October 2017
To coincide with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain which once marked the celebration (over a week!) of the New Year; Longueville House to mark this special occasion will host a Harvest Lunch. This will take place on Sunday 29th October 2017.
With the guidance of William O'Callaghan Owner and Dan Duggan Longuevilles’ head brandy distiller and cider maker, you can discover the pleasure of this exciting process here at Longueville House where is it all made. Afterwards and weather dependent, William along with his team will prepare a special meal which includes what’s best available from our Walled Garden and Estate including a free range “Pig on Spit” and Longueville House Cider, weather permitting.
Longueville House Christmas Pop Up Shop, Thursday 16th November 2017
Gather together some Friends, Family or Work Colleagues for a Girls pre-Christmas night out. Each year Longueville House becomes a mini department store for one night only when a carefully edited selection of vendors set up shop in the hotel’s bedrooms, restaurant and public areas. The invited vendors have been selected for their quirkiness, innate style and unique quality items. There will be special offers and discounts on the night, Live Festive Music and fuelled with Mulled Cider, Bubbly and Tasty Nibbles.
Enquire now for your next Meeting and Event with Longueville House