Tinnycross House B&B is situated in the picturesque village of Ballymore Eustace which has an abundance of sporting activities and social outlets. With 2 pubs and a restaurant serving food daily, award winning The Ballymore Inn will ensure you're well looked after . Mick Murphy's and Paddy Murphy's are two traditional pubs where a warm welcome is always guaranteed and many music sessions and events are held. Lu's Chinese restaurant and takeaway, Salt n Pepper Chipper, directly across the road. There are 2 grocery stores, Post Office with ATM, Chemist, Butchers and Hairdresser all glad of your visit to Ballymore Eustace and to help in any way with your stay. Glendalough is 23km from the property, easy access from the Airport via M50 and N81, (50 mins). safe journey if you're traveling this way........
The river Liffey flows through the village and fishing permits are available to buy locally. A lovely scenic walk by the river ensures a peaceful time with wildlife all around, watch out for dippers, heron, swan, otter, kingfisher and of course plenty of salmon and trout leaping. Continue the walk from the six arch bridge to the Old Mill now under repair and formerly employed over 700 local people. The Blessington Lakes have many car parks around them for walks at any time, activities and many boating events take place on a regular basis. Best seen on a frosty morning or clear afternoon for reflections, the sun sets perfectly over them too. Sky Discovery recently filmed "The Vikings" nearby. The fighting scenes for Braveheart were filmed in Ballymore and nearby Sally Gap, stunning scenery to be seen on that peaceful drive, visit Glendalough Monastic Village and return via the Wicklow Gap drive for more stunning views of the mountains & lakes. A choice of many walks and hikes in Glendalough, please see the information leaflet in the Lounge about times and remember the weather conditions too, some are unsuitable during bad weather. If you are visiting please take discount voucher from the Lounge too for the Glendalough Gift Shop, little treasures they have for sale there, directly opposite the Glendalough Monastic Village. There are many public golf courses within 20km. Guests from Europe have kindly expressed they are really good courses for the avid golfer and very competitively priced, good value for a round of golf! (Full list available on request) Punchestown race course ( 8km) hosts many events from exhibitions to concerts, the main one being the big horse racing festival each Spring. A handball alley and a smaller racquetball alley are also within walking distance. Horse Treks and kayaking can be organised along with other activities upon request. A short drive away is Russborough House now open all year round with walled gardens, maze, playground, woodland walk and the small town of Blessington, home to the Avon Ri it's a must for outdoor and sporting activities, dining and many events for families. Also a short drive away is the bustling town of Naas which is great for eating out and shopping with many retail outlets. For the keener shopper, the Kildare Retail Outlet is 30 mins away, a nice scenic drive through the Curragh, also in Kildare town The Irish National Stud, home to retired champions and the Japanese Gardens adjoining it. Just a few minutes drive from there to Newbridge for the Whitewater shopping centre for the avid shopper, the highlight of a trip to this town is to visit Newbridge Silverware, stunning restaurant serving wonderful organic food and seating for 120, museum upstairs and a great shop with friendly staff on the ground floor. Many celebrity visitors are present there too on a regular basis and memorabelia on display outside for all to see. Please speak to Laura before you visit as Newbridge Silverware have kindly offered a discount to all guests staying at Tinnycross House B&B. An information stand is available in the Lounge with details of so much to see and do in Kildare and Wicklow, please do ask Laura if you have other interests or areas you'd like to know about when you come to visit.
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