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July Farmhouse B&Bs Reviews.

July Farmhouse B&B Reviews

Many of us would not consider booking accommodation without checking the property’s online reviews first. To help you decide on a farmstay holiday, here’s a few of our July farmhouse B&Bs reviews.

Tara Farm, Kenmare, Co Kerry

Review: This was our favourite B&B on our trip. The home was beautiful. The views while you eat breakfast were amazing. The room was small but very comfortable with s great shower. The breakfast also great! You ordered off a menu with was great since I don’t eat meat and got to choose what I had. If/When we go back, this is one place we would come back to!
Carol and Tony Corbett         Review Score: 10/10

July Farmhouse online B&Bs Reviews.

Arch House B&B, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh

Review: My family stayed only one night but found all accommodations to be great! We loved the quiet farm setting and we took a small stroll around the farm in the evening and had enjoyable and informative conversation with Geoffrey. Bed and breakfast was superb. Highly recommend and would like to revisit soon.
Pat Lowe        Review Score: 10/10

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Salmon Leap Farm, Killarney, Co Kerry

Review: Lovely home and our host, Sean went out of his way to give us excellent service. He also took the time to give us a tour of the ancient architectural site on his property which was extremely interesting to us. We would highly recommend this B&B.
Colleen and Don Kennedy    Review Score: 10/10

Bridgeview Farmhouse, Kinsale, Co Cork

Review: Welcomed with scones and a pot of tea … and the care and hospitality continued. Good size room and bathroom. Room to relax inside and outside in the sun. Very enjoyable stay.
Deborah Southwell    Review Score: 10/10
July Farmhouse online B&Bs Reviews.

Glendine Country House, Arthurstown, Co Wexford

We really enjoyed our stop at Glendine House. Lots of character to the building and rooms. The highland cows and deer in the paddocks show this is a real working farmhouse. But most of all the welcome from Ann and her family made us feel relaxed in this wonderful location.
Brian Hutchinson      Review Score: 10/10

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Get back to nature on a farmhouse B&B

Get back to nature on a farmhouse holiday

A farmhouse holiday in Ireland is the perfect way to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to get back to nature. Farmstay B&Bs are located in idyllic countryside locations, where the scenic surroundings and natural beauty will take your breath away. The peace and tranquility, coupled with the outdoor activities that the landscape provides, guarantees the perfect getaway.

get back to nature on a farmhouse B&BScrumptious Food

Irish bed and breakfast hosts are renowned for their delicious home cooking and baking skills. Many farms use fresh ingredients sourced straight from the farm, which really enhances the taste of the already delicious full Irish breakfast and tasty home baked treats.Back to nature on a farmhouse B&B

Great place to explore

Staying in an Irish Farmhouse B&B gives you the best of both worlds, as you can enjoy the peace and quiet of your countryside setting but can also explore your exciting surroundings and local hidden gems. Your farmstay hosts will be happy to help plan your day’s adventures, as they are experts in what their region has to offer!
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April farmhouse B&B reviews

April farmhouse B&B reviews

Here is a selection of April farmhouse B&B reviews from guests who stayed in farmhouse bed and breakfasts during the month of April.

 

Doonagore Farmhouse, Cliffs of Moher, Clare

You won’t regret staying with Pat and Mary! Their home was welcoming and comfortable. We had a great view out our window to the sunset over the sea. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to do the hike with Pat to the Cliffs. This is WAY better than what the visitor center has to offer! While staying there, we also listened to some live “free-style” Irish music at O’Connor’s and it was wonderful. Our stay in Doolin and at their Farmhouse was our favorite part of our Ireland trip!
Taylor McKenzie      Review Score: 10/10
Doonagore Farmhouse, Cliffs of Moher, Clare

Ardfield Farmhouse, Cork City, Cork

Bernadette and her husband were wonderful hosts! She took the time to sit with us and give her recommendations on places to visit and where to eat and made a delicious breakfast! He spent time talking to us about the horses and showed us around the barn. It was a lovely stay!
Autumn      Review Score: 10/10
Ardfield Farmhouse, Cork City, Cork

Clinton’s Woodview Farmhouse Skerries, Dublin

We had a wonderful time!! Mary was a wonderful host. The house was clean and cozy and ALWAYS smelled of home cooking. Mary’s breakfast was “off the charts” good. I took lots of pictures of our place settings as they were beautiful!! I think of her homemade plum jam every morning. I cannot find anything like it here in my local grocery store. The accommodations were perfect for us as we were gone all day everyday exploring beautiful Ireland. We can home to a comfy bed, wifi, and warm shower every night. I wish we had more time in Skerries as it was such a beautiful little harbor town. Mary is warm and thoughtful and made our stay very memorable. I will be back for sure and would recommend The Clinton Farm House over and over!
Andrea Hodne and Kathy Sloane     Review Score: 10/10
Clinton's Woodview Farmhouse, Skerries, Dublin

Glasha, Ballymacarbry, Waterford

Olive is the best! Her home is warm and inviting. The room and en suite were spacious and very comfortable. The best part about Glasha is Olive. She had afternoon tea with us and pointed us in the direction of both the Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle. Both are beautiful and the town of Cahir was lovely! She serves a very nice breakfast. Olive also gave me directions when we left so we would hit some good spots on the way to Cork.
Kim Ferrell     Review Score: 10/10
Glasha Farmhouse, Ballymacarbry, Waterford

Garvey’s Farmhouse, Dingle, Kerry

Had a wonderful two day stay. Great place to explore the Dingle peninsula. Good breakfast comfortable bed and wonderful host who gave us good suggestions for activities. Be prepared to drive to Dingle to eat. Only one place nearby.
Marsha and Cliff     Review Score: 10/10
Garvey's Farmhouse, Dingle, Kerry

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February Farmhouse B&B Reviews

February Farmhouse B&B Reviews

Review are very important as they offer reassurance of what you can expect when booking accommodation online. Here is a selection of our February Farmhouse B&B reviews…

 

The Brown Hen B&B, Bandon in Co Cork

I’m so very happy that we had 2 nights with Gwynyth and her delightful family at The Brown Hen. The countryside views were beautiful from the guest accommodations. Our bed and bath were nicely decorated and appointed. We loved the breakfast in the solarium with a table set with delicate pink china. The food was so spectacular we had to go back to our room and nap! Fresh eggs from the farm and fresh squeezed orange juice were amazing. Be sure you check out Gwynyth’s incredible AGA in the kitchen. Nancy and Rod  Review 10/10
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Murphy’s Farmhouse, Castlemaine in Co Kerry

Beautiful bed and breakfast! Loved our room. Very comfortable, clean and roomy. Great breakfast and owner. Nancy Rollins  Review 10/10February Farmhouse B&B Reviews

Corrib View, Galway City in Co Galway

We stayed here in May during our honeymoon – and I did not want to leave! Mary has such a sweet soul. She gave us recommendations on places to see, eat and shop. Thanks to her I purchased a Claddagh ring that I have not taken off since May 2017. Besides connecting with the host and enjoying her breakfasts; another aspect that I will never forget is how charming the location of the house was set in garden/farm area. I watched horses across the street each morning. Soothing and immersive.
Mr & Mrs Owens Review 10/10February Farmhouse B&B Reviews

Damerstown Farmhouse, Castlecomer in Co Kilkenny

Mary was a wonderful host. She made sure to put on Christmas music during breakfast, which we loved 🙂 Breakfast was delicious! The scones were exceptional. They have a beautiful garden leading up to their home. Kitty and Jacob Review 10/10

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Castle Farm, Castlemartyr in Co Cork

Castle Farm was terrific; Margaret is a wonderful host. The rooms were nice and the location beautiful. The Thatched Roof Inn, just down the road, is a great place for a pint and to meet some nice folks!
David  Review 10/10

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Spring into an Irish Farmhouse holiday

Spring into an Irish Farmhouse Holiday

Spring is a lovely time of year for an Irish Farmhouse holiday. From February to April on a working farm there is always new life making an appearance. The fields are filled with new born lambs and when staying on a farm you have the chance to get close and personal with these cuties.

Spring into an Irish Farmhouse holiday

Enjoy a variety of farm activities from collecting eggs to help feeding the new farm animals or simply pull on your walking boots and make the most Ireland’s green pastures and beautiful scenery.

Spring into an Irish Farmhouse holiday

You can look forward to delicious home cooking with many farmhouses using vegetables, fruits, dairy and meat from their own working farms. Your host can take you on a guided tour to see the crops and explain the cultivating process.

Spring into an Irish Farmhouse holiday

Take time to relax and unwind in a peaceful, natural and unique cultural environment. A farmhouse B&B makes the perfect base for exploring Ireland’s beautiful countryside, majestic mountains, woodland and coastline walks.

Spring into an Irish Farmhouse holiday

Farmstay holidays are great value for money with B&B stays at affordable prices. B&B hosts provide an excellent service with a great choice of breakfast including their famous Full Irish Breakfast!Spring into an Irish Farmhouse holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Family fun on a farmhouse holiday

The perfect holiday is one that all the family will enjoy. If the younger members of our family are happy, then it usually means that everyone is going to have a great holiday experience. Below are just a few reasons why all the family will have fun on a farmhouse holiday.

Irish Culture

Immerse yourself in the real Ireland and stay with an Irish family on their working farm. It’s an authentic way to engage with the Irish culture. You’ll find that farmhouse holidays aren’t just accommodation, but a unique experience where you will be at one with nature, animals and the beautiful Irish countryside.

Family fun on the farm

Working Farms

Farmhouse holidays are not only great fun, but are also educational. Staying on a working farm means the kids will learn where their eggs, milk and meat actually come from. From seeing the cows milked to collecting eggs, it is all an exciting learning curve.
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Out and about

What better way to enjoy the countryside, than to get out and about in the open pastures and enjoy Ireland’s natural beauty. Enjoy fabulous walking trails and see the farm animals in their natural environment. Most farms have petting areas, where you can get close to the baby animals and help feed them in a safe and monitored setting.

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Old Traditions

Family is at the heart of these farmhouses and you will be part of this during your stay. You’ll enjoy all the comforts of modern life, yet old traditions will still remain, such as home-baking, like brown bread and scones, the aroma of which is such a delight to wake up.  Your host will be only too delighted to share a recipe or give a cooking demonstration.

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Located throughout Ireland

Getting to know your hosts and listening to their stories and recommendations for what to visit in the area, will make memories to last a lifetime. In fact, one visit won’t be enough, you’ll want to return. With farmhouse B&Bs located throughout Ireland, every year can hold a new adventure and add to those memories.

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Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way Walking Trails

Spanning over 2000km of breathtaking coastline, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is an experience like no other, letting you explore all the spectacular sights and sounds that the west coast of Ireland has to offer.  Since the Wild Atlantic Way’s natural beauty is simply magnificent from beginning to end, it’s no surprise that the route encompasses some remarkable walking trails, with some highlights mentioned below.

Inishowen Head Loop

The Inishowen Head Loop is a 8km looped trail of moderate difficulty, that allows you to begin your Wild Atlantic Way adventure by exploring Donegal’s impressive coastline. The spectacular scenery, coupled with the area’s fascinating ancient history, makes this route the perfect recipe for a hike.
What to expect: Ancient monuments, Celtic crosses and mesmerising coastal views.

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way Walking Trails

The Burren Way

The Burren Way stretches an almighty 123km and can take up to 5 days to complete. Starting in Lahinch and making its way to Corofin, the trail offers up some of the most panoramic views along Ireland’s rugged Clare coastline. What’s more, the route encompasses two of Ireland’s most renowned visitor attractions, the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher.
What to expect: The perfect experience for understanding the true magic of Ireland and its world-famous natural beauty.

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way Walking Trails

The Seven Heads Walk

The Seven Heads Walk explores 42km along Cork’s beautiful Seven Heads Peninsula, taking in a fantastic range of historical sites and varied landscapes. Several different trails along this route are available, which means that every level of walker is accommodated for, and you can choose what length of time you would like to spend exploring this stunning area.
What to expert: Natural beauty, fascinating history and diverse landscapes.

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These three walking trails are only a slight glimpse at what the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer to walkers! So don’t forget that one of the best ways to explore Ireland is on foot!Book a farmstay B&B

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Irish Farmhouse online guest reviews

Irish Farmhouse online guest reviews

Thinking of booking a stay at an Irish Farmhouse B&B in Ireland, but would like some feedback from guests who have stayed in a farmhouse Bed and Breakfast? Below is a selection of our online guest reviews to help with your decision.

Tom and Eileen’s Farm, Co Kerry

Tom and Eileen’s Farm, Castlemaine, Co KerryOur best B and B in Ireland. Seriously, these folks need the Irish B and B medals of honor for being so diligent, caring and kind. Our thanks for a wonderful two-night stay. We were treated like family.
Bill and Brenda
Review Score: 10/10 Book Now Tom and Eileen’s Farm, Castlemaine, Co Kerry

 

Moher Lodge Farmhouse, Co Clare

 

Moher Lodge Farmhouse, Cliffs of Moher, Co ClareBest B&B of our trip. We showed up late and wet and Mary kindly offered to make us some tea and offer suggestions of where to go for dinner. The room was spacious and clean, and the breakfast delicious. Thank you! Victoria Viellieu
Review Score: 10/10Book Now Moher Lodge Farmhouse, Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare

Glasha Farmhouse, Co Waterford

Glasha Farmhouse, Ballymacarbry, Co WaterfordI wish there were more than 10 stars to give for a rating. Glasha was our first B and B while traveling through Ireland. Olive sets the bar exceptionally high. As the rest of our stays at various other B and B’s were nice, nothing compares to Glasha. The home is beautiful and cosy. The view and surrounding area is breath-taking. Olive greeted us with the warmest welcome and made our stay exceptional. The pub down the street was one of my husband’s favourite places on our trip. The breakfast in the morning was unlike any other. She goes above and beyond. Our only regret is that we didn’t stay with Olive longer. I can’t wait to go back!
Nick and Nicole
Review Score: 10/10Book Now Glasha Farmhouse, Ballymacarbry, Co Waterford

Oldtown Farmhouse, Co Kilkenny

Oldtown Farmhouse, Thomastowm, Co KilkennyWe arrived at the B & B the evening before the hurricane. Mary was absolutely wonderful! As a result of the storm all the roads were closed and we were unable to leave as scheduled. Mary graciously provided lunch and dinner for us, even after the power went out! She and her husband joined us for dinner and then invited us for an after-dinner drink. They were both amazing and I would gladly return to their B & B the next time we are there.
Martha
Review Score: 10/10 Book Now Oldtown Farmhouse, Thomastowm, Co Kilkenny

Sea Crest Farmhouse, Co Clare

Sea Crest Farmhouse, Quilty, Co ClareBy far the best night’s rest I had the whole trip! It must have been the cozy beds and the window shades. Man, I needed it! But truly a beautiful, clean home just off the WAW. I still remember the smell 🙂 Mmmmm!
Ashley Madill
Review Score: 10/10Book Now Sea Crest Farmhouse, Quilty, Co Clare

 

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Room types available in an Irish Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast

Room types available in an Irish Farmhouse B&B

Not only are Irish Farmhouses located throughout the island of Ireland, but they have a room type available that is right for you. In low season, prices start from €32 per person sharing to include a full Irish breakfast, in high season prices are from €35 to €45 per person sharing. Children are discounted, and infants under two stay free.

Farmhouse B&B room types


Single ensuite bedroom – room contains a single bed with ensuite facilities, suitable for one occupant.

Single ensuite bedroom – room contains a single bed with ensuite facilities, suitable for one occupant.Twin ensuite bedroom – room contains two single beds with ensuite facilities, suitable for two occupants.
Twin ensuite bedroom – room contains two single beds with ensuite facilities, suitable for two occupants.Double ensuite bedroom – room contains one double bed with ensuite facilities, suitable for two occupants.
Double ensuite bedroom – room contains one double bed with ensuite facilities, suitable for two occupants.Double/single ensuite bedroom – room contains one double and one single bed with ensuite facilities, suitable for three occupants
Double/single ensuite bedroom – room contains one double and one single bed with ensuite facilities, suitable for three occupantsTriple ensuite bedroom – room contains three single beds with ensuite facilities, suitable for three occupants.
Triple ensuite bedroom – room contains three single beds with ensuite facilities, suitable for three occupants.Family ensuite bedroom – room contains one double and two single beds with ensuite facilities, suitable for 4 occupants.
Family ensuite bedroom – room contains one double and two single beds with ensuite facilities, suitable for 4 occupants.

The best way to experience an authentic Irish holiday is by staying in a Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast. Your farmhouse host will ensure you enjoy tasty home-cooked cuisine and provide you with information on the best restaurants, traditional music venues as well as travel tips for the local area.Book a farmstay B&B

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Farmhouse Apple Pie Recipe

Farmhouse Apple Pie

Farmhouse Apple Pie, tastes fabulous, and is just one of the delicious home-baked treats that our B&B hosts are renowned for. Below is an easy to follow recipe, kindly supplied from one of our Farmhouse bed and breakfast homes.

Ingredients

225g / 8oz Plain Flour
125g / 4oz Butter or Margarine
¼ pint / 150ml Cold Water (approximately)
4 large Cooking Apples, peeled, cored and sliced
Caster Sugar, to sweeten apples
Icing Sugar, to dust (optional)
¼ tsp Ground Cinnamon.

Method

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
Place butter/margarine in freezer for about 15 minutes to harden.
Sieve flour into a bowl.
Grate hard butter/margarine into the flour. You may need a little flour on your fingers for this.
Using a knife, mix grated butter/margarine into flour.
Add sufficient water and mix to a soft dough with the knife.
Turn onto a floured board and knead lightly.
Roll out half the pastry to the size of an oven proof plate.
Arrange the prepared apples on the pastry.
Sprinkle with sugar to sweeten
Sprinkle with cinnamon
Roll remaining pastry to cover the apples.
Dampen edge of base pastry with cold water to seal.
Press top pastry over apples to make the pie. Seal the edges by using the back of a knife to form a crust.
Pierce the top of pastry to allow steam to escape and bake for 25-35 minutes approx.

Serving suggestion:  Serve warm with a dollop of fresh cream or a slab of ice-cream or both!

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