“Ballinacurra House – magnificent, marvellous, fantastic, first class!  We felt like we were welcoming and waving off our guests from our own beautiful stately home”

Mary and Pat, Cork

Local Activities

As part of your stay at Ballinacurra House, the owners can organise a number of activities at the private estate – either for individuals or various size groups. This list of activities is not exhaustive but is meant to give some suggestions as to the type of activities both at Ballinacurra House and in the near vicinity of the estate.  (See Team Building under Private Business for more ideas on corporate style events)

At the House

It is possible to bring in certain expertise and activities on-site so you can enjoy them in the comfort and privacy of Ballinacurra. Some of these include:

  • Music recommendations from a 2-piece cocktail ‘Nora Jones’ style music, traditional bands, string quartet, 4 piece dance bands, 6 piece soul bands, rat-pack, salsa, gypsy music and many more
  • DJs who can do a cool groove set or a late night dance or soul set
  • Various Health and Beauty therapists can be brought in (by prior arrangement including makeup artists, hairstylists, manicurists and beauticians
  • Special event cake makers or handmade chocolates
  • Florists
  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Transfers and limousine hire
  • Helicopter hire
  • Personalised local or national sightseeing tours
  • Hot air balloon
  • Magicians and other Children’s entertainers
  • Horseriding instructors and horses
  • Bicycles
  • Archery
  • River Kayaking
  • Football
  • Croquet
  • Art classes and pottery (next door is the Kinsale Art and Pottery school)
  • Cookery Classes (either by our own resident Chef or we can bring in a host of national and internationally renowned chefs)
  • Murder Mysteries – either by the day or weekend
  • Treasure Hunt and a full range of group activities.  Many of these are provided by Rebel Corporate www.rebelcorporate.com