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Jacksonville, Texas
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Bothy Cottage at Birr Castle is definitely a cottage. If you are looking for luxury, this is not your cup of tea. However, it is a quaint, 100 year old, Irish cottage. The benefits are walking out your back door into some of the most gorgeous gardens you have ever walked in. And we were there in winter. We... More 

1 Thank texasmum85
Cupertino, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 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 

3 Thank Grockle4
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Reviewed 13 October 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 

2 Thank Lrh137
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Reviewed 3 February 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 

5 Thank MassimoStella
Oshawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 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 

5 Thank Cheryl F

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Address: Birr Castle grounds, Birr, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are two cottages on the property, the Bothy and the Croghan Lodge. The Bothy is superior in all respects, especially location.”
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