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Birr Castle Cottages

Birr Castle grounds | birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland, Birr, Ireland
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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We have stayed in the larger of the two cottages at Birr Castle Demesne three times in the past decade: four weeks in each of the summers of 2006, 2010, and 2013. I am an astronomer with an interest in the history of the science, and what first drew my attention to the Demesne was the reconstructed great telescope ("The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

This is such a charming cottage, walking distance to Birr. The walled garden was exquisite, with our own door in the wall to enter. We lived walking the grounds. If we had any concerns it would be that the heat is only turned on for two hours in the morning and two in the evening. We were cold through the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

I stayed there two times (21 days altogether) in the past years with my family. We had 2 daughers and we needed a real house. The position of Birr in the middle of Ireland is perfect: you can go to Dublin by train from Tullamore and not worry about the traffic, you can reach Galway and other fantastic places within... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2010

We stayed at the Bothy cottage in the summer of 2009. Other than a brief meeting with Lord Rosse as he dropped off the key, we spoke with no one from the castle all week. It was nice to arrive to fresh local bread and a few supplies. The cottage has three bedrooms, one of which has a working peat... More 

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