There are many reasons to fall in love with Wicklow as it is set amidst one of the most beautiful scenes Ireland has to offer. With its glorious mountains, prestigious lakes and greenery, Wicklow is breathtaking and attracts many travellers from far and wide. Not only will you fall in love with the county, you are bound to fall in love with one of Wicklow’s most favoured hotels, Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort, set right on the shores of the Blessington Lakes. From its food and drink selections to its golf course and resort activities, here are 5 reasons why we believe you will fall in love with our Wicklow hotel.
Food and Drink
Our guests can rest assured that they will be receiving top quality food and drink at the Lime Tree Restaurant as it serves the best in tastes and flavours from around the world, including the best of the Irish cuisine. The resort itself is situated amongst the land of organic, local suppliers and Irish farmers who produce everything from our meat sources to the freshest of vegetables. Customers can enjoy delicious pork belly from Tipperary, fresh fish off the boats in Howth, cheese straight from the farm in Cork, and freshly laid eggs from the local farm. The enticing wine list has been selected from large and small vineyards around the world and is second to none. The Lime Tree Restaurant is open daily from 12 pm to 5 pm for a day menu, then reopens at 6 pm for its new table d’hote dinner menu. Advanced booking is strongly recommended.
Tulfarris is a Wicklow hotel with one of the most picturesque and spectacular views of the Blessington Lakes and the Wicklow Mountains. Blessington Lakes, set within the Wicklow Mountains, covers 500 acres is the largest man-made lake in Ireland. The Lakes were formed over 50 years ago when the Poulaphouca Dam and hydroelectric station were constructed and are now a great base for a variety of outdoor activities. Visitors can drive or cycle around the lake and visit the historical sites of Valleymount, Ballyknockan and Lacken, or walk t through the popular Blessington Greenway. Many tourists also enjoy a peaceful, serene paddle on the lake.
There is an abundance of resort activities to participate in that centre around the beautiful scenery. Guests can partake in golf or tennis, enjoy the bountiful trails that exist around the Blessington Lake by foot or bike, or if they choose, kayak and paddle through the middle of it! Tulfarris has also teamed up with an organization called Dynamic Events that organize a range of exhilarating experiences and activities that are ideal for team building or corporate groups.
Our beautiful 18th century Manor House has been intricately restored and is one of the highlights of our resort. It too boasts spectacular views over the scenic golf course and Blessington Lakes and is available for exclusive hire for all types of events such as weddings, receptions, corporate parties, personal parties, meetings and conferences. Each room with in the house has been kept in sync with it’s history and luxurious interiors and furnishings. The exterior has a beautiful courtyard, heaters for cool weather, decorative landscaping and entrancing lighting. The house itself, coupled with the land in which it sits, makes for the most prestigious setting for private events.
Located just 45 minutes from Dublin City and 25 mins from the M50, the Tulfarris hotel is easily accessible, ideal for both short and long break aways, as well as the perfect and most beautiful scenic wedding destination.