Ireland's Ancient East

Ireland's Ancient East

Ireland's Ancient East stretches from Co. Monaghan all along the east coast of Ireland to Cobh in Co. Cork.

An amazing trail of history & culture await anyone who decides to go exploring the stories and discover themes like Castles and Conquests, Vikings, Sacred Ireland and High Kings and Heroes.

Uncover the Featured Stories to find places and attractions you won’t want to miss. With so many different counties in Ireland's Ancient East, you won't be short of things to see and do on your short break. But scratch just beneath the surface and you’ll discover what makes this area so intriguing and well worth a visit.

 

Amazing Scenes, Amazing History, Amazing Views in Ireland's Amazing East

There's nothing quite like the feeling you get as you step inside a 5,000-year-old monument. Or the jaw-dropping coastal view from the top of a 13th century lighthouse.

But this is what Ireland's Ancient East is all about: experiencing history from the inside out.

Ride the waves across to Spike Island in Cork, known as Ireland's Alcatraz, and once the largest prison in the world. Walk in the footsteps of the Vikings through the narrow streets and medieval treasures of Waterford. Or take a moment on top of the mystical Hill of Tara in Meath, dwelling place of the gods. A trip around Ireland's Ancient East brings history to life against a backdrop of unforgettable scenery.

Hidden Ireland has some ideal accommodation properties all over Ireland's Ancient East which gives you a great choice of where to stay in Ireland's Ancient East.

An historic Country House bed and breakfast might suit you for a couple of days or  if you prefer to take a slower pace and like to idea of doing the catering yourself then an Exclusive Rental or a more intimate stay in a  Cottage or Gate Lodge, lodge or even a manor might suit an extended stay better.

Whatever you choose it will be a memorable experience shared with friends or family.

Country House B&B’s

Ballyvolane House
Ballyvolane House
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Birdhill House & Gardens

Birdhill House & Gardens

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Clonganny House

Clonganny House

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Collon House
Collon House
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Kilmokea
Kilmokea
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Lorum Old Rectory
Lorum Old Rectory
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Lough Bawn House
Lough Bawn House
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Mornington
Mornington
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Roundwood House
Roundwood House
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Woodbrook House
Woodbrook House
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Exclusive Rentals

Farran House
Orlagh House
Martinstown House
Martinstown House
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Cottages & Gate Lodges

Ballynatray Coach House Area
Ballynatray Coach House Area
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Clonleason Gate Lodge
Clonleason Gate Lodge
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Ballynatray Riverside Area
Ballynatray Riverside Area
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Glenlohane Cottage
Glenlohane Cottage
Glenlohane Cottage
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Bellfry At Old Boley
Bellfry At Old Boley
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The Courtyard Mallow
The Courtyard Mallow
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