Review: Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort

We were recently invited to stay at Farnham Estate to experience their new signature ESPA treatment, Lavender Lullaby. After a truly luxurious stay, we thought we’d share some of our highlights with you in this review.

There’s nothing quite like a little relaxing hotel break to sooth the soul and help you escape the busyness of everyday life. Add in a beautiful spa, a glorious outdoor pool and 1,300 acres of pure rolling green countryside, and you have the ultimate package for a heavenly weekend.

The Hotel

farnham estate lobby

Farnham Estate is set on a beautiful 1,300-acre country estate on the outskirts of Cavan Town. The actual drive into the estate was so amazing. Set back from the road, the estate is well hidden from passers-by, and enclosed by fields of green, pristine lakeland and beautiful woodlands. Farnham Estate prides itself on being a genuine ‘retreat to nature’, and we can confirm that it certainly is! It’s a gorgeous blend of country charm and contemporary interior style.

The Bedroom

Farnham Estate Double Bedroom

We stayed in one of their ‘standard double rooms’, but there was nothing standard about this room! A mix of cool creams with pops of colour, a gorgeous chaise lounge, and a private patio with garden furniture overlooking the woodlands really made us feel like we escaping from the world. A personalised note and a bag of chocolate macaroons on arrival was a lovely touch.


The Spa

Farnhame Estate Spa Relaxation room

The highlight of the trip! Exclusively for the Resort – the ESPA Lavender Lullaby was such an amazing spa experience. A blissfully gentle and comforting body, face and scalp treatment using warm lavender-infused herbal poultices and aromatherapeutic oils, Lavender Lullaby at Farnham Estate is an immersive and utterly relaxing 1 hour and 45-minute therapy, designed to quiet your mind, soothe tense muscles and nurture your skin.

The treatment began with a facial cleanse, followed by a full body Balinese massage and a facial massage with the warm poultices, and finished with a soothing scalp massage. Utter heaven!

The Water Mint Thermal Suite & Outdoor Pool

Farnham Estate outside pool

A true experience of the senses, the water mint thermal suite was a beautiful way to spend a few hours. Gorgeous scents, thermal showers, saunas, and a variety of relaxation rooms had us feeling super zen. And can we give an extra big Beaut shoutout to the outdoor pool?! An outdoor pool – in IRELAND! So beautiful! Overlooking acres of green land, the outdoor pool was just such an experience. Pure relaxation.


Farnham Estate offers wonderful accommodation, healthy and delicious cuisine, an 18-hole golf course and a superb Health Spa. Inside and out, this beautiful country estate is a playground for the senses, designed for you to ‘take a little away.’ We loved every moment of our stay and will certainly be back! Visit Farnham Estate's website for further information on special offers.

Big thanks to Host & Co for inviting us along, and to Farnham Estate for the fantastic hospitality.

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