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Blackstones House

Pros

  • Real farmhouse hospitality
  • Peaceful, romantic location

Cons

  • Very simple, not a frill in sight
  • Not easy to find
  • 15 minutes from nearest town, Killorglin

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

Padraig and Breda Breen's farmhouse is a rambling old building on the Caragh River in Lickeen Wood, where a gentle stretch of rapids leads to a salmon pool. With four golf courses within 20 minutes' drive, and fishing and hiking on the doorstep, the conversion to guesthouse was a good move. If you can happily listen for ages to birdsong and flowing water, this is for you. All rooms have river views and are fresh and clean, simply furnished with country-pine bedsteads. Breda provides a simple evening meal on request.

Hotel Information

Address:

Glencar, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Phone:

066-976–0164

Hotel Details:

  • Closed Nov.–mid-Mar.
  • 6 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 08/11/2015

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