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Accommodation midway between Dublin and Galway.

Ardmore Country House Kinnitty is the nearest accommodation to the Slieve Bloom Way, the Slieve Bloom Mountain bike trails and Kinnitty Castle halfway between Dublin and Galway and Belfast and Cork. This is the ideal base to tour Ireland as it is less than 2 hours drive from most major tourist sites- Cliffs Of Moher, Blarney Castle, Killarney National Park, Waterford Glass, Conemara.


We are Less 90 minutes from Dublin or Shannon Airport.


We are 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.


AA directions and Sat Nav from Dublin 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. See directions below.


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

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)
Single Return
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

We are delighted to be ranked in the top 10 of hotels worldwide on Trip Advisor and receive the Traveller’s Choice Award 2020

  • star rating  Stayed for 2 nights. Chris was very welcoming and runs a beautiful B&B. The room was really lovely and breakfast was delicious. Kinnitty is a lovely quiet town and loads... read more

    30 July 2021

    star rating  Fabulous spot in the heart of Kinnitty. Loved our bright spacious and comfortable bedroom. Chris is a first class host with lots of tips and info on walks and sights... read more

    25 July 2021

    star rating  We stayed but one night and wished we had had longer. Christina is the ultimate as a warm and welcoming hostess. From welcoming us upon our arrival with tea and... read more

    Dan E
    27 October 2019
  • star rating  I stayed here overnight for an adventure race in the village. I had a warm Irish welcome on arrival with a cup of tea and a wee cake. ... read more

    Liam F
    20 August 2019

    star rating  From the start Chris was very welcoming and helpful. She made us tea and rang a local restaurant for us as it was near closing time. There was a sitting... read more

    12 June 2021

    star rating  This place is magic! Chris is amazing, knowledgeable and fun. We were only here for one night and wish we had stayed for more. It was clean,... read more

    23 October 2019
  • star rating  Arrived here completely wet, but it was nice and well-organised. Nice breakfast, also very pleasant and decent lady. The building itself is quite well-maintained, with a beautiful virginia creeper all... read more

    3 August 2020

    star rating  My husband and I loved our stay at the Ardmore. Chris was an amazing hostess! She greeted us warmly and had a fire waiting for us in the sitting room.... read more

    7 April 2022

    star rating  First of all, Chris our hostess was awesome!
    She steered us in the right direction for sights we would be interested in and not too far away. The breakfasts are... read more

    3 October 2019
  • star rating  This was our fourth and final B & B and by far the best! Chris is the definition of a hostess. She welcomes you into her home and offers you... read more

    26 October 2019

    star rating  I think like a lot of people in Ireland we had forgotten about the charm of bed and breakfasts for breaks in Ireland. After a very disappointing stay in a... read more

    5 September 2021

    star rating  Just returned to the UK after 4 great nights at Ardmore Court House. The house is beautifully decorated with great rooms and an amazing garden. Chris is a fabulous host... read more

    11 August 2019
  • star rating  Ardmore house is a beautiful old country house. Chris, the landlady was an excellent host. Lovely fresh cooked breakfast. A stones throw from the pubs and cafes in Kinnity village.... read more

    31 October 2021

    star rating  We were so pleased that we selected Ardmore Country House for our three-night stay. Chris was super helpful during our stay and we found her very friendly, easy-going and a... read more

    1 November 2019

    star rating  We stayed with Chris at this beautiful guest house . From the moment we arrived we were pleasantly greeted by the hostess who was more than welcoming.
    Chris is... read more

    2 June 2021
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