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Longueville House - 12th Annual Mushroom Hunt

Longuville House Mushroom HuntWhen Michael and Jane O’Callaghan opened Longueville House to guests in 1967, it was one of the first Irish country houses to do so - and, today, it is one of Ireland’s finest country house hotels. Its history is wonderfully romantic...

12th Annual Mushroom Hunt at Longueville House

Sunday 06th & 20th October 2013

Don your boots and wellies and hike around the estate in search of edible mushrooms varieties home grown on the Estate. With the guidance of their very own mushroom expert, you can discover the pleasure of this exciting sport here at Longueville House. Afterwards Chef/Proprietor William O’Callaghan along with his team will prepare and cook for you a banquet of autumn mushrooms from the day’s harvest. A fun day out for all & ideal for beginners. Please note that mushroom hunts take place in all sorts of weather so are rarely cancelled due to inclement weather.

Non Residents/ Day Trippers:

Price per Adult:

€80 to include Coffee/Home made Cookies on arrival, Mushroom Hunt, Luncheon with Wine.

Price per Child (4 years - 13 years):
€25 to include Milk & Cookies on arrival, Mushroom Hunt, Kiddies Luncheon with Farm Pressed Apple Juice.

Family Pack: €199 Two Adults, Two Children Under 12 years.


9.30am onwards

Participants meet at Longueville House Hotel. A brief orientation & maps distributed of mushroom sites on estate. Participants may set off at their own pace, and break up into smaller groups. Non-plastic containers are recommended for collection of mushrooms.

Various Groups return to Hotel to clean up, examine mushroom harvest & brief discussion and of course enjoy a welcome glass of seasonal house cocktail!

A highlight of the day is our legendary luncheon! This follows in our Presidents’ Restaurant/ Turner Conservatory with a specially prepared & chosen three- course buffet meal by Chef/Proprietor William O’Callaghan.

Longueville House HotelOvernight Packages available, please ask at reception, or see our website

Booking & Cancellation Policy:

Advance booking & pre-payment is essential by credit card or cheque as numbers taken for these two events are limited. Confirmation of booking will be guaranteed on receipt of these payment details. Cancellation is required within 2 days of the event to avoid penalty of payment in full. Cancellations before this time will be refunded payment minus 20% handling fee. Book early as space is limited! 

Click Here to Enquire or call +353 (0)22 47156

Please quote Georgina Campbell's when enquiring or booking

Longueville House, Mallow, Co. Cork 



Longueville House

Mallow, Co. Cork
Country House / Restaurant
Longueville House Hotel - Mallow County Cork ireland
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When Jane and  the late Michael O’Callaghan opened Longueville House to guests in 1967, it was one of the first Irish country houses to do so - and, today, it is one of Ireland’s finest country house hotels. Its history is wonderfull ...

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