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Nature Escapes at Ballealy Cottage

Nourish and revive your connections with nature and the natural world. Book a ‘Grass -Roots’ Getaway at Ballealy Cottage

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Turkmenian Eagle Owl

If you are a wildlife enthusiast or would simply like to encourage family members to immerse themselves in nature, look no further than the exceptionally placed Ballealy Cottage. Here, in the quiet and lush grounds, guests have reported sightings of wild deer and pheasants. This get away retreat is completely removed from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.  A very unique selling point for this property, is the existence of a colony of resident bats who become active in the summer months. Although this won’t suit everyone, it offers a very attractive opportunity to get up close and personal with nature and these pipistrelle bats. Both children and adults alike, who hold a genuine passion and interest for bat watching, will not be let down by Ballealy Cottage’s privileged position. For the chance to tap into additional nature pedagogy, World of Owls is well worth a visit. This charity ensures the survival of owls and is very conveniently located to Ballealy cottage.

Located mainly in rural, remote areas, Irish Landmark properties share a very special position with nature.  Stay at Wicklow Lighthouse, and visit seal cove; pack some decent binoculars for a visit to Sloop or Ketch, and you might see a peregrine nesting at the top of St.John’s Point lighthouse, or the dophins swimming nearby; at Knocknalosset House you can birdwatch or search for frogs – of visit Dun na Rí forest park to walk amongst beech and chestnut tree or canoe in Lough Oughter.  Our bookings team is always happy to discuss with you what options might best suit you, your friends and your family.  So call us on +353 1 6704733 or email our bookings team