The Castle B&B and Holiday Homes

The Castle Castletownshend, Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland Ireland (Show map)


The Castle is an 18th century castellated building standing in its own extensive grounds on the water's edge in the picturesque seaside village of Castletownshend on the south west coast of County Cork in Southern Ireland. Most bedrooms have a sea view as does the elegant dining room for breakfast.

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Innkeepers: Sharon Poulter


Location Type

Countryside, Oceanfront, Village, Waterview


Cork, Ireland (ORK) 59 miles

Directions to property:

From Cork city N71 to Skibbereen via Bandon and Clonakilty. From Skibbereen R596 to Castletownshend (5 miles). The Castle is situated at the bottom of the steep village hill. Please follow down the main street and carry straight on down the driveway where the main street turns right and The Castle is down that avenue at the point where the sea comes close to the driveway.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, rowing boat and kayaks for hire. whale watching nearby. Very large grounds and woods to walk in., Ruins

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

DVD Player, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , extensive gardens and grounds, kayaks on site, woodland on site, beach on site, rowing boats on site, whale watching nearby

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Radio, TV

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  • Check In:: after 2 pm
  • Check Out:: by 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: credit card guarantee or 10% of holiday
  • Cancellations: no charge if notice given
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Sharon Poulter

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  • Time Served: 8 - 10 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

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