There are hundreds of country homes and farm houses offering bed & breakfast on a daily or weekly basis with other meals often provided. This type of accommodation gives visitors the opportunity to share in the life of an Irish family in an urban or country setting. They may live in a Georgian residence, a modern bungalow or a traditional cottage. A farmhouse holiday again gives scope for meeting people and is especially suitable for children.

All homes and farmhouses that have been inspected and approved by Fáilte Ireland are listed in the official guide, available from the tourist office. In addition to this, the Town and Country Homes Association and Fáilte Tuaithe, the Irish Farmhouse Association, produce their own annual guides to their members’ houses. These are also available from Tourism Ireland in Britain and from tourist information offices throughout Ireland.

Country Homes And Farm Houses In Dublin

Bearna Rua Lodge 1

Bearna Rua Lodge

Redgap, Rathcoole,

Co. Dublin

Phone: +353 (0)14589920

Welcoming family B&B run by Elizabeth, panoramic views of Dublin and sourrounding counties. Relax in rural setting yet only 30 mins drive to Dublin Airport and city. Private car park. Extensive breakfast menu, caters for vegetarians and Vegans.

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Balheary Road, Swords,

Co. Dublin

Phone: +353 (0)18404802

Family run modern house on spacious landscaped gardens, quiet location 8 mins drive Dublin Airport,25mins Dublin City Centre Swords Express,41C Bus, 5 mins walk from house. 1km Swords Village with restaurants, pubs, shops. All rooms en-suite.

Brides Glen Farm House

Brides Glen Farm House


Co. Dublin

Phone: +353 (0)12822510

Peaceful location but close to city centre & all amenities. Farmhouse overlooking idyllic glen with stream running through. Family run B&B, warm welcome, home baking, outstanding breakfast, free Wifi. Ideal for touring Wicklow Mountains & Dublin City.

Brookfield Lodge

Brookfield Lodge B&B

Lusk, Co. Dublin

Phone: +353 (0)1843004

Brookfield Lodge B&B is a handsome country house located on the outskirts of Dublin city in the quiet residential village of Lusk.

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Kilteel Road, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin

Phone: +353 (0)14580732

Bungalow 2 miles from Rathcoole on Kilteel road opposite Beech Park Golf Club. Frommer recommended. Riding stables locally.

Country Homes And Farm Houses In Cork

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Ashgrove House

Castle Road, Bandon,

Co. Cork

Phone: +353 (0)2341033

All rooms en suite. Patio back and front, five minute walk from town, golf club and beach. Cork City 26 km. Ashgrove House is on golf club coad. Convenient to Cork Airport, Ferryport, Cork City.

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Sunnyside B&B


Co. Cork

Phone: +353 (0)214385779

Sunnyside B&B is a detached house with private parking near Blarney. All rooms are en-suite. Pubs, shop and restaurants are all within walking distance. Excellent location for touring the Cork and Kerry area.



Castleredmond, Midleton,

Co. Cork

Phone: +353 (0)214632645

Decies B&B is located just off the N25 on the east side of Midleton. Its a luxurious Family run Bed and Breakfast with free Internet access.

Shearwater Country House

Shearwater House B&B


Co. Cork

Phone: +353 (0)2833178

Shearwater is situated on sea front overlooking Glandore Harbour and surrounding countryside. All rooms have fabulous sea views with the patio area offering a panoramic view of the bay. Sitting room and reading lounge available to guests.

Hill Top View

Hill Top View

Navigation Road, Mallow,

Co. Cork

Phone: +353 (0)2221491

Country residence located on the N72 out of Mallow. Property is adjacent to racecourse, fishing, golf and horse riding. Touring centre, TV, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryers, breakfast menu, conservatory and secluded gardens.

westwood country house

Westwood House B&B

Tower, Blarney,

Co. Cork

Phone: +353 (0)214385404

Westwood Country House B&B is set on two acres of gardens with lounge, conservatory, scenic views, and free Wi-Fi. The property overlooks Muskerry parkland golf course and Blarney Golf Resort and Hotel in County Cork.

Country Homes And Farm Houses In Kilkenny

Reades Farmhouse BB

Reades B&B


Co. Kilkenny

Phone: +353 (0)51898430

Charming accommodation surrounded by scenic views of valleys and hills. Reades Farmhouse B&B is on a mixed farm, located on the South Leinster Walk trail. Enjoy a drink at Reades pub next door to B&B. Just off the M9 Exit 11.

Kilbawn Country House

Kilbawn House

Dungarvan Village, Thomastown,

Co. Kilkenny

Phone: +353 (0)567793883

Kilbawn Country House is a 4 Star Fáilte Ireland approved new bed and breakfast offering luxury accommodation in the heart of the Kilkenny countryside.

Brandon View House BB Kilkenny Hall 2 745274

Brandon House

Ballyling Lower, St. Mullins, Graiguenamanagh,

Co. Kilkenny

Phone: +353 (0)599724625

Elegant family home set in tranquil location in the heart of South East Ireland. Private parking, residents lounge, tea/coffee facilities available, electric blankets T.V’s & hairdryers & wi-fi in all bedrooms. Ideal touring base good food & a warm.



Tubrid, Woodsgift, Freshford,

Co. Kilkenny

Phone: +353 (0)568835224

Modern farmhouse located in historic scenic countryside. Very central touring base for Kilkenny, Cashel, Cahir, the Vee, Holycross and Kilcooley etc. Winner of the 2006 CIE National Award of Excellence (farmhouse section). Complementary tea/coffee.

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