Marlfield House is a beautifully restored Regency period house set on 36 acres of fine gardens, close to miles of golden beaches. Opened by the The Bowe family in 1978 it has continued as a highly acclaimed country house and restaurant ever since. Rooms are filled with beautiful antiques, paintings and flowers , all overlook the gardens , have marble bathrooms and the six grand state rooms open on to the lake and wildfowl reserve. The extensive gardens include a croquet lawn, tennis court, woodland walks, a lake and a rose, vegetable and herb garden which provides much of the produce for the kitchen. The house conservatory restaurant with frescoed walls is highly acclaimed as one of Ireland's most charming fine dining rooms serving classical food. For a more casual dining experience 'The Duck' restaurant in the courtyard is a terrace restaurant, cafe and bar overlooking the kitchen gardens and provides a stylish casual alternative for lunches or dinners, open at 11.30 every day.