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Best Places to visit in Ireland

After the last two years we have had it’s time to catch up on all we have missed, clense our spirit and reinvigorate our souls with a trip to the Emerald Isle. Kinnitty is located at the crossroads of Ireland which makes it a great location to visit all the best visitor attractions in Ireland. Kinnitty is  less than 2 hours drive from almost anywhere in Ireland, such as The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Galway, Connemara,The Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny, The Blarney stone, Killarney National Park, Guinness store house in Dublin and many more.

Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands Local attractions

Closer to home there are many hidden gems in Ireland’s hidden Heartlands.  Within 30 minutes drive you can visit Clonmacnoise, located on the River Shannon. This was one of the most important monastic settlements in Ireland dating back to 550 and was the centre of learning for arts, crafts and Christianity in Europe during the first millennium. You will see  some very beautiful High Crosses and round towers at Clonmacnoise and the final resting place of the last High King of Ireland. Other significant heritage sites  in Co Offaly are Durrow High Cross, Leamonaghan, Lynally, Rahan Stone, Kinnitty High Cross,  Seir Keiran, MacGregol Gospels at Birr Library, Damer House Roscrea.

Slieve Bloom Mountains

SLIEVE BLOOM MOUNTAINS

The Slieve Blooms are located at the crossroads of Ireland and are only a 90 minute drive…

 

Birr Castle Gardens

BIRR CASTLE GARDENS

Birr Castle Gardens in the Georgian town of Birr are world famous for the large selection of rare…

 

Leap Castle

LEAP CASTLE

Now the home of Sean Ryan Leap Castle is reputed to be Ireland’s most haunted castle….

 

Tullamore Dew

TULLAMORE DEW IRISH WHISKEY

The visitor centre is located on the banks of the Grand Canal in Bury Quay Tullamore…

 

LOUGH BOORA DISCOVERY PARK

LOUGH BOORA DISCOVERY PARK

Lough Boora Discovery Park is located in County Offaly a 20 minute drive from Ardmore….

 

Clonmacnoise

CLONMACNOISE ANCIENT MONASTIC SITE

The ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise near Shannonbridge in Co Offaly was founded by….

 

Leap Castle

 

 

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  Chris and her home are WONDERFUL. She is most hospitable and the home retains all of its historical character...but provides guests with modern amenities. Breakfast was fantastic as... read more

    932richg
    10 June 2022

    star rating  Myself and 2 friends stayed 6 days in this lovely home. We were impressed the moment we arrived. Our room was roomy, even with 3 beds, lovely antiques, beds and... read more

    retiredfa68
    29 September 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  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

    kelleyschuler
    23 October 2019

    star rating  I had a wonderful stay here for a friend's wedding at nearby Kinnitty Castle. Chris made me feel very welcome and my room was super clean, comfortable and quiet. The... read more

    el_hayward
    19 July 2022

    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

    RODBurystEdmunds
    11 August 2019
  • star rating  A few of us recently stayed in the Chris's wonderful B&B whilst we trekked the Slieve bloom way.

    It was the perfect base for such an adventure and... read more

    WalkerTrekerRanger91
    20 August 2022

    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

    T4087YVlaurenw
    7 April 2022

    star rating  House was lovely. Very clean and beautifully restored. However, the host was a bit cranky. From our first interaction with unnecessary comments about the luggage to knocking on our door... read more

    trstravels1217
    16 July 2022
  • 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

    kelleyschuler
    23 October 2019

    star rating  We stayed here for two nights and wished we could have stayed longer. Chris was a fantastic host, offering us tea and homemade scones on arrival. She went above... read more

    Emer M
    7 June 2021

    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

    CorkFergal
    3 August 2020
  • 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  Recently stayed with Chris in her beautiful b&b while attending a nearby wedding. So friendly & accommodating. House and rooms were beautiful, bed very comfortable and water pressure in shower... read more

    skelly111111
    1 August 2022

    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

    sloopjohnb65
    5 September 2021
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