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Wandesforde House is a family-run country house bed and breakfast, filled with warmth and character. Guests are welcomed with refreshments and home baking on arrival. The house lends itself to those who value a quiet relaxing atmosphere.
Wandesforde House was built in 1824 as a school, by the Duchess of Ormonde. It is now a charming bed and breakfast accommodation, located just twenty minutes drive from Kilkenny City.
Guests are welcomed upon arrival with tea, coffee and home baking, which are also available throughout their stay. The hosts invite their guests to come and relax in the warm, stress-free atmosphere of hospitality and charm that is Wandesforde House.
All bedrooms are en-suite.
Wandesforde House is an ideal base for exploring the South East region. It is four kilometres from the picturesque and historic town of Castlecomer, laid out in the 17th century by Christopher Wandesforde. Visitors can discover more about the history and heritage of the area, including a visit to some of Ireland's top craftspeople in the wonderfully-restored stables of the Castlecomer Estate.
The Discovery Park, set in the former grounds of the Wandesforde Estate, comprises eighty acres of stunning natural woodland and lakes where visitors can wander and explore six kilometers of trails. These trails meander through the park and along the lake shore.
A tree top walk and wonderful zip line have added a new excitement to the discovery park.
Wandesforde House is twenty kilometers from Kilkenny City, renowned for its' medieval history and heritage. The city is a compact showcase where visitors can see almost everything by foot in a couple of hours.
Truly, Wandesforde House is a wonderful base for visiting Kilkenny Castlecomer and the South East of Ireland.