Welcome to the Old School House B&B – Ballinskelligs Ireland
The Old School House Bed and Breakfast is a family-run guest house offering high-quality accommodation, less than 11 km from Cahersiveen and Portmagee Ideally located for trips to Skellig Islands, The Old School House has a garden and conservatory, and offers free Wi-Fi and excellent home-cooked breakfasts.
The house has amazing history dating back to the famine and the old school books make for very interesting reading ,dominick loves to share stories of the past with our guests and can also help plan your day with local maps and best walks and hikes in the area.
The conservatory is a lovely room to relax in and enjoy the peaceful sounds of the many birds that visit our secluded garden in the summer months.A wood fired pizza oven is available for guests to use in our garden.
The area offers opportunities for hill-walking, mountain climbing and fishing, among a host of other outdoor activities, with the Ring of Kerry route lined with beautiful beaches and rugged scenery. Ballinskelligs beach is just 5k from the house and has a beach cafe serving snacks in a garden setting ,a Sunday market where you can sample some delicious local produce and cakes.
There are 2 blue flag beaches within easy reach of the house safe for children with life guards in the summer months.
Guests may enjoy freshly brewed tea/coffee with homemade scones in our conservatory, on arrival or make tea coffee at any time in our dining room .
A full Irish breakfast is offered, along with our famous pancakes and traditional porridge. homemade breads, jam and marmalade, along with fresh tea, coffee and hot chocolate. All of this can be enjoyed in our dining room or conservatory with garden views.
There is a welcoming woodburning stove and tv for relaxing in the evening.