Nestled in the heart of the Golden Vale, overlooking the rustic village of Ballingarry. On the doorstep to Adare, the restaurant is legendary with superb food and warm hospitality.
Sitting on seven acres of manicured lawns, orchard and a working kitchen garden, this eclectic, heritage hideaway is the perfect venue for special occasions, family weddings and civil ceremonies.
The Mustard Seed is the only Co. Limerick Blue Book Country House and is the ideal base for a vacation in the south west of Ireland. Located ten minutes from the village of Adare, The Mustard Seed is also only 40 minutes drive from Shannon Airport, a small airport which is very easy to negotiate through. Coming from Dublin, Ballingarry village is just a 2 hour drive and is the first actual stop you will have to make after leaving Dublin city and driving down through the county on the M7 motorway, taking the exit for Croom after passing by Limerick city, and then following the sign for Ballingarry.
The Dingle peninsula, Killarney, the ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren are all pleasant day trips. For the golf enthusiast, a choice of four courses is within 30 minutes drive of the house. Horse riding, fishing and garden visits can be arranged nearby.
Surrounded by country lanes for leisurely strolls or close to the Ballyhoura Mountain range for more organised trails. The house looks across at Knockfierna, the highest peak in the Mid West landscape, the perfect trek for even the amateur walker.
Close to Lough Gur, one of Ireland’s finest archaeological and historical gems.
A pleasant drive from Doneraile Court, listed in Ireland’s top 3 free attractions.
The Great Southern Trail greenway is a unique 96km (60 miles) stretch of countryside which follows the route of the former Limerick to Tralee/ Fenit railwayline. Take in the sights and sounds of the countryside, bike hire is available from Pedalpursuitbikehire. For more information see The West Limerick Tourist Guide.