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Events at Longueville House 2020 

In Longueville we like to to celebrate each changing season. We offer a host of educational, entertaining & mouth-watering events on our unique property nestled in 450 acres of the Blackwater valley.  

 

Traditional Afternoon Teas on Selected Saturdays 

Longueville House serves delicious Traditional Afternoon Teas full of treats, one Saturday per month. All breads and pastries are baked daily on-site, preserve from our hedgerows & walled garden, served with freshly brewed leaf teas and coffees. A very civilised way to spend an afternoon with friends and loved ones. Served in one of our three dining areas, sitting time is from 2pm until 4pm. Price €30 per person. Upcoming Afternoon Tea dates are:

Saturday, April 11th to celebrate Easter

Saturday, May 09th

Please note that our afternoon tea is very popular and pre-booking is essential. For tables of 6 guests or more a deposit of €90 is required.

10% service charge is to the bill for groups in excess of 8 guests.

A minimum charge equivalent to 12 guests or more applies outside of the above dates and is subject to availability.

Contact us on info@longuevillehouse.ie or +353 (0) 22 47156 to reserve your table.  

 


 

May Dawn Chorus Walk

What Happens?

Participants meet Ornithologist Calvin Jones at Longueville House early at 4am for a brief orientation & maps distributed of various sites on the estate. Participants set off on tour. Later the groups return home to clean up & enjoy a hearty countryhouse style breakfast or tea & sandwiches (for evening participants). In Longueville the reward at the end of a walk is as important as the actual walk itself!

Afterwards a cosy chat, questions & answers session in the drawing room by the fire. Longueville is known for its more intimate chorus walks, in luxorious surroundings, allowing participants to benefit from more of the guide's time & attention.

Date: Longueville Dawn Chorus W alk  Sunday 03rd May at 4am sharp.

Price: Adult Single - €55, Family Ticket  - Two adults & two Teens (13 years +) €149,

Groups (Four participants +)  - €49 per person.

 

Price Includes:

Guided Dawn Chorus Walk, Full Traditional Breakfast, plus detailed discussion with guide afterwards. Payment is made at time of booking.

Equipment:

Warm outdoor clothing with hiking boots/wellies depending on the weather.

Waterproof hats and overcoats, umbrellas due to our inclement weather; even a pair of sunglasses may come in handy; binoculars if you readily have them - not essential.

Booking & Cancellation Policy: 

Advance booking & payment is essential by credit card or cheque as numbers taken for this very special event is limited. Confirmation of booking will be guaranteed on receipt of these payment details. Cancellation is required within 48 hours of the event to avoid penalty in full. cancellations before this time will be refunded payment minus 20% handling fee. Book soon as spaces are limited!  

 

 

19th Annual Mushroom Hunt at Longueville House

Sunday October 18th 2020

Don your boots and wellies and hike around the estate in search of edible mushrooms varieties home grown here on our Estate. With the guidance of our very own mushroom experts and enthusiasts Maria Cullen, Howard Fox and Jim Fraser, you can discover the pleasure of this exciting sport here at Longueville House. Afterwards Chef/Proprietor William O’Callaghan along with his team will prepare and cook for you a banquet of autumn mushrooms from the day’s harvest. A fun day out for all & ideal for beginners. Please note that mushroom hunts take place in all sorts of weather so are rarely cancelled due to inclement weather. 

 

What Happens?

9.45am onwards

Participants meet at Longueville House Hotel. A brief introduction to Guides and orientation and maps distributed of mushroom sites on Longueville Estate. Participants may set off at their own pace, and break up into smaller groups. Non-plastic containers are recommended for collection of mushrooms. Bring wellies or hiking boots and layered clothing.

12.45pm

Groups return to Hotel to clean up, examine mushroom harvest and brief discussion with Q&A session while enjoying a welcome glass of our seasonal house cider cocktail.

1.45pm

A highlight of the day is our legendary luncheon. This follows in our Presidents’ Restaurant/ Turner Conservatory with a specially prepared & chosen three- course buffet meal by Chef/Proprietor William O’Callaghan.

 

Price per Adult €85 includes Coffee/Homemade Cookies on arrival, Mushroom Hunt, Luncheon with Longueville Cider.

Price per Child (4 - 13 years) €25 includes Milk & Cookies on arrival, Mushroom Hunt, Kiddies Luncheon with Farm Pressed Apple Juice. 

Family Pack: €199 Two Adults, Two Children under 12 years.

 

Weekend & Overnight Packages available via our website or simply call us!

 

Booking & Cancellation Policy:

Advance booking & pre-payment by credit/debit card or cheque is required as numbers accommodated for this event are limited.  Booking confirmation will be guaranteed on receipt of payment. Cancellation is required within 2 days of the event to avoid penalty of payment in full. Cancellations before this time will be refunded payment minus 20% handling fee. Please book early as space is limited…

 

 

 
Enquire now for your next Meeting and Event with Longueville House