Protected by acres of stupendous greenery, Lisdonagh House is an early Georgian Manor with breathtaking views over its own private Lake Hackett. Dating back to 1720, this stunning country manor of classical proportions is located in Co. Galway in the West of Ireland.
Nestled on a private and exclusive 200 acres of undulating Irish countryside dotted with beautiful woodlands and a glittering lake, Lisdonagh House is a place of enchantment, waiting to be discovered.
The overlapping Beech tree lined avenue heralds your arrival to Lisdonagh House and Connemara ponies graze in the front fields to greet you on your onset. The magnificent Lake Hackett with its unique and historical crannog is mesmerising and ever changing.
Situated in Headford, a mere short 20 minutes from Galway city (the culture capital of Ireland) Lisdonagh House, full of character and personality is the perfect Irish rural escape. A truly private and stunningly beautiful estate, it offers a magical setting in which to respite and is a world apart offering the discerning visitor tranquillity, exclusivity and privacy. Lisdonagh House is elegant and luxurious but not precious.
At Lisdonagh House you will enjoy the best of classic Irish cooking. We source regional and artisan foods locally and prepare and present them with imagination and flair. Freshness is our by-word. We also very proud to be Michelin guide recommended.
The team at Lisdonagh House combines years of experience and personal passion with some tried and tested delicious recipes. Finola and her team cater for all guests’ needs with style and a smile!
Lisdonagh House offers a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes. The Manor House, sheltered by Oak trees offers classical interiors, delicious food and old style hospitality. Ideal for a weekend away, cultural tour, family gathering, private house rental or a private house party to celebrate in style. It’s the perfect size… it is not too big and yet not too small. Additionally, the courtyard villas offer a relaxed ‘home from home’ experience and are located adjacent to the main house. The Gate Lodge is an idyllic archery located at the entrance to the estate, and remains unchanged save for the provision of all modern amenities during its restoration.
Whatever your choice of accommodation, a warm Irish welcome awaits you at Lisdonagh where your hosts, John & Finola Cooke, invite you to share with them this unique Irish heritage experience with delicious home-cooked and healthy food in a beautiful picture postcard setting. It’s undeniable connection with its past history and Georgian heritage creates an offering not dissimilar to that of Downtown Abbey!
Lisdonagh is a place with an ancient and magical history, where time appears to have no bearing. One would, at any moment expect to hear the call of the hounds or to see a fairy peeping from behind a limestone wall.