|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
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”.
|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
Activities in Youghal
An 18 Hole Championship Course Par 70 which boasts some of the
most scenic views in Ireland.
Visitors are welcome all year.
Four hard, floodlit tennis courts, visitors welcome to Strand
Area. Open 9 a.m to sundown.
Tournaments throughout the season.
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.
The sheltered regions around Youghal are ideal for this popular
Five miles of sandy beach, smooth and golden, offers excellent
opportunities for swimming, play or
pure peaceful relaxation. 2 E.U. Blue Flag Beaches.
Cruiser and Dinghy racing each weekend during the season. Dinghy
includes Wayfarers, Lasers
and mirrors. All classes welcome.
Every Monday and Friday evening, Youghal comes alive to the
thrills and excitement of the Track.
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.
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
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
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.
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