About Ballyteige Lodge

A Haven of History and Beauty

Ballyteige Lodge stands in a beautiful natural setting in the secluded valley of the River Ow (Old Gaelic for Water). The house when built in 1880 was one of only four houses in Co.Wicklow to have the new electricity This was made possible by an early Hydro Electric Scheme in the upper river system above the house , the local community would walk up to the house to Veiw the glowing light in the darkness .

The house also has a rich historical association with the formation of the Irish free state in the early 20th century, attracting many significant figures in Irish political history as a prominent treaty house.

Building on a long-established tradition of over 140 years of hospitality. We offer fine dining and comfortable country accommodation, a very personal service in our family home and a unique setting for weddings, family celebrations and corporate events.

Ballyteige Lodge Sunroom

Venues Overview

Unique Venues for Every Occasion

Old Tennis Lawn

The Old Tennis Lawn

The old tennis lawn below the house (scene of a civil war skirmish) is dominated by very fine and ancient trees with Copper Beeches, Monkey Puzzles, Eucalyptus trees, surrounded by a rare species of early Rhododendrons and Azaleas planted circa 1890.

The Water Garden with Rockery

The Water Garden With Rockery

Beyond the donkey paddock is an enchanting natural pond edged with weeping willows, giant Gunnera, surrounded by Ponticums and teeming with wildlife.

The Stables at Ballyteige Lounge

Newly restored to a very high standard creating a large indoor space with a magnificent fireplace with all facilities. Suitable for weddings, live music, storytelling, craft workshops, corporate functions and private hire.

The Flower Garden

The Flower Garden

140 years of garden history, extensive herbaceous borders, magnificent rose garden surrounded by mature beech hedging and set in lawns surrounding the house.

The River Garden

The River Garden is accessed by crossing a suspension bridge over the River Ow or an alternative route using the stepping stones (but only for the brave). The path through the forest leads to a spectacular cascade waterfall with a Japanese bridge over the falls. The various walks lead to the Himalayan Gardens with ancient ferns and mosses variously encrusted on the cliff face with a large natural cave all enveloped in a unique temperate rainforest.

Accommodation

Comfortable Stay

Enjoy the warmth and comfort of our family home. Three double rooms and one twin room available, all featuring individually decorated interiors and a cosy ambiance ensure a memorable stay.

Dining Experience

Dining at Ballytiege Lodge

Our menu is chosen and freshly cooked every day using local organic fruit and vegetables from local Wicklow growers, we also use our own produce from our garden and forage food from our land. Our meat is free range and grass fed from herds in Wicklow and our seafood is from sustainable sources (such as organic salmon). Vegetarian and vegan options available with prior consultation.

Events and Weddings

Memorable Events and Romantic Weddings

From storytelling nights by a huge log fire to wine appreciation evenings, mushroom foraging or Christmas wreath workshops, our unique events offer an unforgettable experience.

Testimonials

Hear from couples who have celebrated their Wicklow weddings at Ballyteige Lodge and discover why our venue is the perfect choice for your special day.

Eduard
Eduard
2023-08-17
10
☺Možnost nahlédnout do ubytování vyšší irské společnosti na přelomu století. Čaj o páté v zimní zahradě byl okouzlující.
Patrick
Patrick
2023-08-16
10
Une halte parfaite, des hôtes très sympas et accueillant, un dîner aux chandelles et une cuisine savoureuse, un jardin s ☺L’accueil chaleureux, le cadre, le repas et le petit déjeuner ☹Rien
Isabelle
Isabelle
2023-08-10
9.0
Superb
Jens
Jens
2023-08-08
9.0
☺Sehr schönes Haus, sehr nette Umgebung und freundliche Leute
Laure
Laure
2023-08-08
10
Un petit bijou au milieu d’un écrin de nature ☺Cette maison est magnifique
Conor
Conor
2023-08-07
9.0
Great for a retreat to the Wicklow countryside with beautiful views in a historic country house ☺ Beautiful location in a quiet part of Co.Wicklow. Host Sean was very welcoming to us. Food was great - really enjoyed our stay
Alex
Alex
2023-08-06
9.0
Magnifique ! ☺Magnifique lodge ! Un havre de paix , un jardin et parc magnifique 🤩! Déco , agencement magnifique ! Sean un Hote sympathique , plein de bons conseils ! Merci pour cette halte !
Brandon
Brandon
2023-07-30
10
A truly special experience. ☺ This place was something special. It’s like I stepped into a dream. ☹ There are shared bathrooms, which I knew going into it. Just something to be aware of.
Susanne
Susanne
2023-07-29
10
☺Die Location und die Gastgeber... Und natürlich das Essen
Melanie
Melanie
2023-07-29
9.0
Superb

Google Reviews

Bill O'Dea
Bill O'Dea
2023-09-21
Enchanting. A little piece of paradise.
Jen O'Brien
Jen O'Brien
2023-09-17
Beautiful home and property. Sean was very nice and made a great breakfast. Would absolutely stay again and for more than one night next time!
John J Kelly
John J Kelly
2023-07-31
I'm sure it's lovely, I didn't realise I had visited..but there you go. I was trail running in the hills around it. Anyway iv heard good things about it
Olive Harte
Olive Harte
2022-12-08
A lovely retreat away in the heart of the Irish hills. Lots of interesting prehistoric and present day history and walks.
Shaylee Bower
Shaylee Bower
2022-11-18
Such a lovely property, and the couple that runs it are the sweetest people. Amazing experience overall, a beautiful getaway in the countryside
Knoppers unverpackt
Knoppers unverpackt
2022-09-22
Hätten wir gewusst, dass es so gemütlich und schön sein würde, hätten wir mehr Tage eingeplant. Sean ist ein sehr netter Gastgeber, der sich wie ein Großvater um einen kümmert.
Patryk
Patryk
2022-09-20
Ciekawe miejsce dla kogoś kto lubi ciszę spokój i spacery po lesie 👍
India Driessens
India Driessens
2022-09-18
This was an amazing experience to stay in such a beautiful house. This on his own was a once in a lifetime experience. The owners where extremely friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and beautifully served. Very good value for your money.
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