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Bed & Breakfast Youghal

Mary Goggin.
South Cross Road
Youghal Town Centre
Tel: 024 91909
Email: info@glenhouseyoughal.com

  • Walking distance to Harbour, Beach,
  • Restaurants and night entertainment.
  • Tourism  Ireland Approved B&B with magnificent view.
  • Youghal town centre home in quiet restful setting
  • Private Parking
  • Ground floor and upstairs bedrooms en-suite
  • Homely personal attention
  • Fishing, River Cruising, Golf, Pitch & Putt,
  • Greyhound Racing
  • Singles welcome.
Your hostess, Mary, welcomes you to Glen House Bed & Breakfast in Youghal town centre. Owner run home with 3 en-suite bedrooms and Tea/Coffee/Television facilities. Two of the bedrooms are on the ground floor with private entrance, the third is upstairs with magnificent views over Youghal harbour.

Glen House B&B Youghal offers homely accommodation with personal attention and Failte Ireland approved standard. Private Parking is also available for your peace of mind.

There is a choice of a full Irish or Continental breakfast and even if you just require room only overnight this can also be facilitated at a reduced price. Singles are very welcome.

Glen House B&B is situated in Youghal Town Centre, just 2 minutes walk off the Main Street in a quiet restful setting. Our directions sign is at the Devonshire Arms Hotel. We are walking distance to the Harbour, Beach, Restaurants and night entertainment.

We are an ideal base to enjoy day trips to Cork and Waterford cities, Blarney, Midleton, Cobh, Ardmore, Lismore and others. A warm welcome awaits you in our ” home from home”.

Thank you.

Mary Goggin

Youghal at a Glance
The town of Youghal dates from early Christian times and mirrors many facets of Irish History, blending the heritage of centuries with a modern Seaside Holiday Resort. Situated on the South Cost of Ireland, at the mouth of the River Backwater, it is only 30 miles east of Cork City. The Town Walls of Youghal date back to the 13th century and are among the best preserved in Ireland. The Clock Gate, built in 1777, to replace the Medieval Trinity Gate, straddles the Main Street, and Tynte's Castle is a 15th century Fortified Tower.

The remains of the 14th century  Benedictine Abbey - St. John's Priory, The Red House, a fine 18th century Queen Anne Style Town House and the Alms Houses, built in 1610 and still in use, are all situated in the town. Myrtle Grove is the 16th century house and home of Sir Walter Raleigh, and St. Mary's Collegiate Church is one of the oldest churches still in use in Ireland, dating from 1220. The main street of Youghal has attractive 19th century shop fronts on the original Medieval Sites. The Heritage Centre Exhibition tells the story of Youghal from early times. Walking Tours of the town, following in the footsteps of Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser and Sir Richard Boyle, are available daily in season at 11a.m. and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Youghal boasts one of the finest and safest beaches in Ireland, with E.U. Blue Flags Award. Youghal has a wide variety of sports, clubs and venues. A visit is a must to Youghal Visitor Centre, Market Square, Youghal.

Activities in Youghal

Golf
An 18 Hole Championship Course Par 70 which boasts some of the most scenic views in Ireland. Visitors are welcome all year.

Tennis
Four hard, floodlit tennis courts, visitors welcome to Strand Area. Open 9 a.m  to sundown.
Tournaments throughout the season.

Nightly Entertainment
Cinemas, quick drinks or song and dance in hospitable pubs. Bridge - Youghal Bay Bridge Club
welcomes visitors. Disco- Night Club - Bingo, Irish Cultural evenings of Music, Song and Dance.

Deep Sea Angling
Regular competitions, from large and small shark to mackerel.

Wind Surfing
The sheltered regions around Youghal are ideal for this popular sport.

Swimming
Five miles of sandy beach, smooth and golden, offers excellent opportunities for swimming, play or
pure peaceful relaxation. 2 E.U.  Blue Flag Beaches.

Sailing
Cruiser and Dinghy racing each weekend during the season. Dinghy includes Wayfarers, Lasers
and mirrors. All classes welcome.

Greyhound Racing
Every Monday and Friday evening, Youghal comes alive to the thrills and excitement of the Track.


Shore Angling
Be it rock or shore Youghal is the ideal place for angling. Trout fishing nearby.

Pitch & Putt
There is an 18 Hole Championship Course, Groups welcome


Fox's Lane Museum
A unique opportunity to wander down memory lane and experience household bygones dating from
1850 to 1950. Group Tours available.

Funfair and Amusement Centre
Open all year round, indoor Amusement Arcade, Dodgems, etc and fast food area.

Bird Watching
Ballyvergan Marsh, Foxhole, in fact the Youghal area is home to some of the most famous
bird watching sites in Europe.


Field Sports Events
Matches of our native games of hurling and football, and also soccer and rugby are on most
evenings of the week in local pitches.


Walking In and Around Youghal

Youghal Beach
Beach Walk - Approx 4 miles

Youghal Beach and The Ring
Beach Walk - Turning to the road at Redbarn, first right and first right again leads one back to
Youghal - Approx 5 miles

Summerfield and Ring
Go on the beach at front strand, proceed to caravan park right. Walk straight through crossroads,
up the hill and at the top keep right and straight on, and round down Cork hill, turn right at T -
Junction and back through town and up the Lighthouse hill - Approx 6 miles.

Ardmore Cliff Walk
Drive to Ardmore and proceed to Cliff hotel park and walk cliff ring.

Glenbower Wood
Drive to Killeagh - Approx 7 miles from Youghal. Turn in to "The Thatch" public house and drive
past the bar and on into the wooded area and park up. Proceed to walk in woodland and it can
take minutes or hours.

 

GUEST REVIEWS

I wish to credit glen house b&b in Youghal county Cork, it's a place anyone that want to feel at home will like to be, ocean view, quiet, clean, warm welcoming, the rooms are roomy, it's managed by warm hearted woman, when i was there i feel am in my own family house, please stop by and see by yourself, her breakfast was the best i have ever tasted, i wouldn't tell you more until you visit and see things by yourself, thanks for reading, and many thanks for your kindness towards me, god bless, Fr. Bee.
 

Mary, I just wanted to email you with our feedback from our stay with you on 19th July 2011.
We loved your hospitality, very friendly but not intrusive.
The room we had was perfect - lovely and homely with a great view out to the bay and with all necessary amenities.
The breakfast too was perfect and tailored to our individual tastes which was great
Thanks very much for welcoming us into your lovely home - we did enjoy our stay with you in Youghal

Thanks very much
Karen and Lindsay Davis-Goff
New Zealand




 

 

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