Part of the experience in Castle Durrow that the family have worked hard to nurture is a “home away from home” and that is exactly what you get, relaxed staff that are attentive and friendly most of whom have worked in Castle Durrow for over ten years and at this stage are almost family themselves.

Dinner is served either in the bar or in the more romantic setting of the restaurant overlooking the superb gardens which resident gardener Bart painstakingly maintains and grows all of the herbs used in the kitchen. We chose the latter, a 4 course candlelit dinner. “Modern Country house cooking” is how head chef of over 12 years Graham Gallagher describes his menu and we would day this is spot on.