Lis Ard Sky Garden Crater, Skibbereen

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Set in Skibbereen, West Cork, Liss Ard Estate offers 163 acres of undiluted gardens, enchanting woodlands, flowering meadows,the glistening Lough Abisdealy & the infamous Irish Sky Garden designed by artist James Turrell.

The Country House is Victorian in style, with each of the 6 rooms unique in their elegance they are all con-temporarily modern. The adjacent Garden Mews hosts 9 additional rooms with views of the Walled Garden where the decor reflects that of the Country House. The Lake Lodge boosts magnificent views over Lough Abisdealy, the garden ponds and natural light trickling through the surrounded woodlands. Here, a further 10 rooms provide all the luxury of a relaxing break in the countryside.

Activities on the Estate include kayaking, game fishing, walking & running trails, horse -riding, massages & facials in our Treatment room, relaxing in one of our lounge areas or enjoying fresh local produce from our Restaurant.
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  • This is really a piece of art and very unusual. So well designed. Sound is muffled within the circle. Very calming place.  more »
  • Beautiful gardens and lake walk. We came here with our 1 year old son and most of the walk was suitable for a buggy- lovely different areas wildflower gardens, lake, waterfall garden.  more »
  • Great spot. Beautiful house and Gardens. Well worth a walk.
  • Beautiful hotel fabulous garden's .Lovely staff .Beds were amazing as was breakfast.

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