Testimonials from Derrywater House

Kind words from our Guest Book.

“Really enjoyed the stay at Derrywater house. We had a brilliant time. Thank you, Ciara & Al.” May 2019

“Had a great time. Kids found plenty of space in the house and gardens. We were brave enough to do some steaks on the BBQ. Brian + Family.” April 2019

“Thank you so much Brian and Honora we have had a brilliant time. A great family get together. House was great and the weather was fantastic. Mary & Kieran ” April 2019

“A big thank you to Brian and Honora for your hospitality + kindness. Derrywater House is a beautiful house & we had a great weekend. Ballybeg is a beautiful wedding venue. Ben” March 2019

“Thank you for our lovely stay in your beautiful home. We had a brilliant time here celebrating our friends wedding at Ballybeg house. We would love to return here again in the future to enjoy the rest of Wicklow. Lorraine & James McHaughey, Siobhan & Liam, Damien Teres & Larry.” February 2019

“Amazing week here, had a retreat over the weekend, love all the decor the house is absolutely amazing feels like home. Weather held out sunshine all week, lovely views, walks all the essentials for a healthy week. House is toasty, really enjoyed the stay will defo be back. Gary & Mat Mitchell ” February 2019

“Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay. We have been here before and as always, the standard and service has been so high. The stove in the dining room is a perfect addition to the house. Looking forward to returning again. Aisling & Family” January 2019

“Thank you for our lovely stay in Derrywater house! It was wonderful for our family to be in one place for several days. Throughout the year we are spread from San Francisco to Boston to Wicklow Town to Dublin, this was a chance for all to be together again. Thank you for sharing this warm, delightful house. It has all that we needed and more. Beautiful home, lovely ambiance, a joy to live in. The Cannon Family” December 2018

“Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful house and making it a very special Christmas. If you will have us we will be back! Wishing you a very Happy New Year and the best for 2019. The Dilworth Family” December 2018

“We had a lovely time celebrating New Year for the second time in a row in this beautiful house. We really liked the unique Christmas decorations. Loreta and Family” December 2018

“Beautiful house, we had a fabulous stay! Thanks a million, Jane family + friends” November 2018

“Thank you for this lovely house, we really enjoyed it and we also had the best time of our life. The house was full of enjoyment because its been a long time since we all gathered together. We will recommend this house to our family + friends. Thank you Derrywater House!! From, Jijo + Family, Berly + Family, Manoj + Family, Shijo + Family, Shoby + Family” November 2018

“Many thanks for your hospitality. Myself and my family had a wonderful time and we would recommend Derrywater house to family and friends. Thank you and best wished Anne & Family London, Dublin, Tipperary ” October 2018

“Many thanks for the house + hospitality. We all had a wonderful time here in Aughrim. We will recommend you to our friends! Regards, Alan, Anna, Susanne, Steff, Marcel, Maeve, Fiona From Germany ” October 2018

“Dear Honora and Brian, we were so very happy to spend the Christmas and New Year holiday in the beautiful Derrywater House. It is so lovely and truly made us feel at home. This peaceful idyllic setting and warmth of your lovely home made this a perfect holiday. This is our second visit here. All the best, Karen Hubah, California.” December 2017

“Amazing place, had such a good time! From Adam, Neil and Family visiting from Vancouver, Canada.”
October 2017

“Our stay was great, Lovely house! Thank you! Leah and Lorraine.”
September 2017

“Great place for Burnett family holiday! Five Burnett sibling and their spouses. Came from Wisconsin Iowa and Minnesota, the house was perfect for us! Thank you!”
September 2017

“The view here is amazing, I really enjoyed how cozy your home is. Brian and Honora, you have a true gem here. Thank you for sharing it with us. Cory, Amy and Dominic ATL, USA ”
July 2017

“WOW!! What an amazing home! We have had a wonderful time exploring the beautiful Irish countryside, with Derrywater House the perfect base to do so and who would believe arriving during a heat wave, perfect for us Aussies. Swimming in Glendalough a highlight!! Thanks for allowing us to feel right at home, in a well equipped and beautifully presented property. We have spent a lovely week with family from Bristol. Thanks again, the Hatton and Smith Families. ”
July 2017

“We all enjoyed a very hot and sunny week in beautiful week in beautiful County Wicklow. Derrywater house is full of character and was a very comfortable base for us during our holiday and lots of space to spread out! The kids loved exploring the large garden - finding the wild strawberries was a bonus! Davison and Weathemp Families (10 in total!), Co. Antrim. ”
July 2017

“Had the best couple of days here for a wedding in Ballybeg. The house has everything you can think of, it was a home away from home! Thanks for making us feel so welcome Brian! Love Laura & 10 Friends! Thank you so much for a lovely stay, the house is fantastic!”
June 2017.

“Thank you for allowing us another wonderful holiday in your gorgeous home. Each time we have stayed here, it's marked quite momentous milestones in our lives. Firstly in 2011, on the eve of our wedding here in Ireland and now after the birth of our first son Oisin! We will relish these memories forever and look forward to many more happy times here with family and friends. Sincerely, Jade, Richard and Oisin.
We have done so much, but know there is still so much else to see. And the weather was wonderful just to crown it all! Thank you once again.”
June 2017