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The Ring Farmhouse

Birr, Offaly, R42 AY95


2km from Birr


Meet your host…

Carmel Carroll

The Carroll family welcome you into our home. John is a beef farmer and is an irish speaker. He is always available for chat or farm tour. Donncha & Shauna our son and daughter are twins, Shauna is a Nurse loves her camogie and golf in her free time, Donnch, loves his computers, generally tries to enjoy life. I enjoy meeting my guest and helping them with they local trips You may arrive as guests but will leave as friends

The Ring
Birr
R42 AY95

A welcoming home with scenic vistas of County Offaly’s lush landscape, guests will enjoy superb hospitality at The Ring Farmhouse. Enjoy spacious bedrooms, tasty breakfasts in the light-filled conservatory and breathtaking walks in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Recommended by Lonely Planet, guests are ideally placed just 2km from the historic town of Birr. Visit Birr Castle and its incredible demesne which includes 1000 different species of trees and shrubs, as well as an historic science centre detailing incredible past achievements. Enjoy great golf, scenic fishing spots on the River Shannon, and the nearby 12th century monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise.

Farmstay Experience

The Ring Farmhouse is a working Beef farm. For those guests who wish to avail of it John the Farmer/Host will take guests on a tour of the farm answering all questions and for a bit of history there is also a range of old farm horse field machinery on display and children can be entertained by feeding the hens and collecting eggs.

How to get here

Off N62 South,  Keep straight at Tesco roundabout.   At the traffic lights turn left, we are signposted from here.

Sat Nav: Lat (53.078900) - Long (-7.882440)

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Facilities

  • Cot Available
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Cycling
  • Fishing within 5kms
  • Golfing within 5kms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Horse Riding
  • Internet Access
  • Irish Spoken
  • Ironing
  • No Smoking House
  • Private Car Park
  • Tea In Bedrooms
  • TV in Bedroom
  • Walking
  • Wi-Fi

Customer Reviews

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Overall Score

8.9/10
Fabulous

 

Danièle Heurtault

30 Aug 2018 
Review Score: 9/10

A very nice accomodation for our last night in Ireland. Carmel is a perfect hostess.

Valerie & Regis

23 May 2018 
Review Score: 9/10

Very welcoming place, with perfect care from Carmel

Host's Reply:
Hi , Many thanks for taking time to do a review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Carmel

Julie

03 May 2018 
Review Score: 10/10

Absolutely superb. Beautiful accommodation . Carmel was most helpful & nothing was too much trouble. I can’t say enough about the the place it was just so lovely 😊 would highly recommend this place and would love to come back one day and stay longer.

Host's Reply:
Thanks for your kind comments, glad you enjoyed your visit with us and your trip to Ireland.

Tanja

14 Mar 2018 
Review Score: 9/10

Very charming and quiet B&B. Carmel cared perfectly for me and helped me with an early breakfast to reach Dublin Airport on time. Thank you so much.

Host's Reply:
Hi Tanja, Thank you for taking the time to do review and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Carmel

Thea Sand

13 Oct 2017 
Review Score: 8/10

Carmel was a delightful hostess, it is a real family home and very charming.

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