Coopershill

A beautiful formal garden greets visitors to the O’Haras’ otherwise laid-back and informal Georgian mansion. More

Contact details

Coopershill
Riverstown
Co. Sligo
F52E C52
Ireland
00353 (0) 7191 6510 8

Hotel information

Bedrooms

7.

Open

Apr-Oct, off-season house parties by arrangement.

Facilities

front hall, drawing room, dining room, snooker room, free Wi-Fi, wedding facilities, 500-acre estate (garden, tennis, croquet, woods, farmland, river with trout fishing), unsuitable for disabled.

Background music

none.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

not allowed.

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

per person B&B EUR101-EUR125, D,B&B EUR157-EUR181. Set dinner EUR56.

Other reviews

Good Hotel Guide Review

A beautiful formal garden greets visitors to the O’Hara’s otherwise laid-back and informal Georgian mansion. Simon and Christina O’Hara, the seventh generation of the family to live within its robust walls, have a welcoming buzz as the ‘gracious’ hosts. They invite guests ‘to feel that they are visiting old friends’. Bursting with fresh flowers from the award-winning garden, the large, antique-filled rooms have the peaceful air that comes with being sheltered by a vast patchwork of wood and pastureland. Bedrooms eschew TV and radio, in favour of newspapers and a small library of novels to be enjoyed from a chaise longue and high old bed, or while luxuriating in the 1900s canopied bath and green-tiled grotto found in one of the rooms. Irish country dinners, served under the watchful eye of 18th-century family portraits, have limited choice but the freshest ingredients. Most of the produce is grown and reared within 200 yards of the dining room: the ultimate farm-to-fork. At breakfast, home-baked potato bread and fresh eggs from the neighbour’s hens are ideal high-grade fuel for exploring Yeats country. (CG, and others)

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Coopershill
Riverstown
Co. Sligo
F52E C52

Guest comments

'We enjoyed it immensely. It was a privilege to be welcomed into the easy grandeur and graciousness of a small stately home. We were the only guests on the first night, so dined in state with log fires and ancestral portraits; next night brought other guests and conversation flowed naturally. We ate too well. Simon and Christina are rightly proud of their home-made, home-grown and locally sourced food. Simon was helpful about excursions. Coopershill has a worthy place in the Guide. ' - Charles Goldie - June, 2015
'A special place, back in bygone times. ' - Yolanda Burrows-Hueppi - September, 2012

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  • Yeats Memorial

    Memorial museum, with directions to Yeats's grave and places he stayed.