About this listing
Welcome to beautiful Ballinskelligs and the wild Atlantic way.
The old school house is a lovenly restored school house built in 1844 and retains some of the original features and charm with comfortable rooms and great food.We look foreword to welcoming you and helping you get the best from your time here on the wonderful Skellig coast.
There is lots to see and do here with blue flag beaches and mountain walks,we can arrange your trip to Skellig Michael,a must see if you are a star wars fan.
The Old School House B&B welcomes you to beautiful unspoiled Ballinskelligs on the wonderful Skellig coast. The house has 6 bedrooms and a large lounge suitable for relaxing by the open fire or sipping your coffee while we help you plan your day. There is a cosy conservatory for reading and relaxing and a secluded garden to enjoy on sunny days. There are many activities locally for you to enjoy, be it cliff walks along the Atlantic waves, kayaking, canoeing, or rock climbing, abseiling a round of golf, horse riding, bird watching or simply taking in the view over a cup of coffee in our local beach cafe . Start your day with our home cooked and totally fresh breakfast, made with our own free-range eggs and local Valencia milk you can choose from scrambled eggs with Irish bacon or fluffy pancakes with berries and cream,not forgetting the traditional Irish fried breakfast and our homemade brown bread and scones. We can arrange your boat trip to Skellig Michael (Weather Permitting) or help you plan your day with maps and directions there are many historic sites on the Skellig ring and the nearby world famous Ring of Kerry is pure eye candy.You will love our house if you are a teacher or have an interest in history as we have old school records some great stories to share ,you are guaranteed a genuine Irish welcome .
Guided walks to Bolus Head & Emlough beach (Loop)
Free CarPark (Off Road )
Evening meals available
4 bedrooms with private bathroom & one large family room
Great stories & travel tips
Complimentary tea & coffee in our dining room
All rooms with power showers
free WiFi access in all rooms - rooms with TV on req
children under 8 stay free and there is a secluded garden to play in.
a conservatory for reading or enjoying a cup of tea.
Interaction with guests
Singing is part of our home (URL HIDDEN) if play or sing you will feel right at home '
We love to help you plan your day so ask us about the local attractions .
The lounge is yours to use .
A perfect location for visiting the Skellig ring and ring of Kerry , or dark sky reserve.There is a chocolate factory where you can sample the many different flavours of truffles and bars of chocolate then add a cup of coffee and scone for an unforgettable experience.The local beach is walking distance from the house and just a short drive is our local pub and .,restaurant plus a beautiful sandy beach with lifeguard.A new loop walk has been added to tell the story of the Skellig monks.
we have a large free car park off road,if you would like to visit the local pub for a pint we don't mind dropping you there and collecting you when you have had a few Guinness .
Other things to note
we have a very friendly little dog called phybee who is a non shed cavachon.
we are not near Dingle town .We prefer our guests to arrive before 9pm or please phone if delayed.
Please eat in our dining room not in the bedrooms.
Our house special is pancakes with berries and cream and along with cereal and juice is included in your room rate.If you would like an Irish fry there is a small extra charge.we do not allow dogs in bedrooms .
What we expect our guests to do while in our home is just to enjoy their time out and feel like part of the family,we are very chilled out people and enjoy the simple life ,if you are looking for an irish experience you will not be disappointed we will gladly entertain you with stories and songs even an irish jig ,so come in to the parlour theres a welcome here for you .We do have one rule and its for the good of all our guests ,please no eating food in the bedroom ,you are welcome to use our lounge and we provide plates and utensils just ask.Our rates are based on people sharing rooms we do not have single rooms.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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Very Happy and easy going ,always willing to help and make sure I do everything to ensure you have a pleasant stay with us.
I really love traveling and try to do a camino in Spain every year at the end of the season.walking is my passion as well as cooking and singing .