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Ardmore Country House Bed and Breakfast accommodation midway between Dublin and Galway.

Ardmore Country House bed and breakfast accommodation midway between Dublin and Galway, Belfast and Cork is the nearest accommodation in Kinnitty to the Slieve Bloom Way long distance walking trail, the Slieve Bloom Mountain bike trails and Kinnitty Castle Hotel. This is the ideal base to tour Ireland as it is less than 2 hours drive to most major tourist sites- Cliffs Of Moher, Blarney Castle, Killarney National Park, Waterford Glass, Connemara.

We are Less 90 minutes from Dublin or Shannon Airport.

Ardmore Country House bed and breakfas is located 2 minutes drive from Kinnitty Castle Hotel which is famous for Irish Castle weddings and just 6 miles from Ireland’s most haunted Castle Leap Castle.

Ardmore Country House B&B The Walk Kinnitty Co Offaly R42 K681

Google maps directions and Sat Nav from Dublin to Kinnitty will take you on a longer route and narrower road through Mountrath and over the top of the Slieve Bloom Mountains which is only advisable on a clear day. Shotest way from Dublin is taking exit 15 off the M7 motorway. See below for best directions.


GPS Latitude – (53.097967)
Longitude – (-7.719526)

Ardmore Country House Location
Google Map Location Ardmore Country House B and B

Directions Dublin Airport to Kinnitty

From Dublin Airport follow the signs for the M50 heading south towards the City centre. Exit at junction 7 signed for Sligo, Westport, Galway. Continue on N4 which becomes the M4. Where M4 and M6 divide keep left onto M6 towards Galway.  At Junction 5 exit onto the N52 towards Kilbeggan and Tullamore

At the roundabout take the second exit on to N52 for Tullamore. Follow signs for N52 towards Birr through next 4 roundabouts.

At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto R421 to Kinnitty(signposted)

Stay on this road until you meet a T junction (about 10k). Turn right to stay on R421/R420.Continue through Cadamstown to Kinnitty. Ardmore Country House B&B is on the right as you enter the village. M50 tole can be paid on line.  You will need €2.90 for M4 tole ot you can get change at the correct lane in the tole booth.


Shannon Airport to Kinnitty

On Leaving Shannon Airport take the N18 towards Limerick following signs for M7 towards Dublin.

Take M7as far as Exit 22 for Roscrea. Turn left for Roscrea.
At Roscrea take a left off the Roundabout for Roscrea town centre. Drive straight through second roundabout into town centre. Follow signs for Kinnitty R421. Ardmore Bed and Breakfast Kinnitty Co Offaly R42 K681 Ireland is on the right past village green and Community Centre.


From Belfast to Kinnitty 

Take A1 for Dublin as far as Dundalk
Take N52 for Ardee, Mullingar, Kilbeggan
Turn right at roundabout in Kilbeggan for Tullamore, still on the N52.
Take by pass around Tullamore towards Birr. At last roundabout take first exit for Kinnitty {you will see a sign for Kinnitty here}. Continue on that road until you reach a T junction {for approximately 10 miles} Turn right. Pass through village of Cadamstown to Kinnitty. Ardmore Country House  R42K682 is on right as you enter the village of Kinnitty just past a junction to the left for Mountrath.


Public Transport

Getting to Kinnitty by public transport has become easier. Take a train to Portlaoise Bus Route 823 travels 5 times daily between Portlaoise and Kinnitty Monday to Saturday. Check out the  times on

Bus to Birr from Dublin  or Galway. Birr which is the nearest stopping point.

Train from  Hueston station Dublin or Galway to Tullamore which is the nearest stopping

Individual taxis can be arranged from the following airports
(at client’s expense)
Dublin Airport to Kinnitty€250
Shannon airport to Kinnitty€250
Birr Bus station to Kinnitty€25
Tullamore bus/train station to Kinnitty€40

Customer Reviews

Thank you to all our guests who have shown their appreciation for the hospitality we offer and for taking time to write the lovely reviews of Ardmore Country House Kinnitty. We at are delighted to be ranked in the top five bed and breakfasts in Ireland by The Independent reader travel awards 2023, 2022 and in the top 10% of hotels worldwide on Trip Advisor  and receive the Traveller’s Choice Award 2023.

Irish Independent readers travel Awards 2022

On line reviews of Ardmore Country House B&B can be found on Google Trip Advisor, Free to Book, bandbIreland, Airbnb, Facebook.

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