Lissard Estate, County Cork

Lissard Estate, County Cork

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Lissard Estate is a tranquil retreat set on 150 acres of beautiful gardens, ponds and forests in County Cork. The name Lissard comes from the Irish Lios Aird which means High Fort as the estate is set on the original site of a ring fort and souterrain.
 
This is an ideal getaway for anyone looking to explore the specifically designed paths and walkways that run throughout the property. Those with an appreciation for art also enjoy Lissard as it is the site to some impressive living art. Most famous of this art is The Sky Garden and The Crater which was designed by James Turrell.
 
For families there is lots on offer too with specific activities for kids. Water sports are available on the lakes and rainy day activities are also provided.
 
The accommodation on site is the Lissard Country House which is an 1850’s mansion.
 
This ideal tranquil getaway is perfect for anyone looking for some rest and relaxation. It has even had some celebrity visitors in the past so keep your eyes open!
 

 

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