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The Yellow House

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Lickowen, Castletownshend, Cork,
Mrs Celia Bartlett
T: +353(0)2848037

The Yellow House is located right on the Wild Atlantic Way in Lickowen, County Cork. Unlike a conventional B&B it offers exclusive home stay accommodation in association with West Cork Photography Breaks, a specialist retreat for photographers.

The Yellow House is a cosy traditional Irish cottage is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's exciting 2,500km driving route along the Western seaboard. Overlooking Toe Head Bay and just nine kilometres from the market town of Skibbereen, West Cork Photography Breaks host a variety of three-night, all inclusive, photography experiences in this home-from-home environment.

Each Spring and Autumn, these exclusive home stay workshops in the owners’ home, welcome beginners to the world of photography. With no more than four aspiring photographers at any one time, the experience of living in, and photographing this stunning corner of Ireland is truly memorable. For the more advanced, The Yellow House is happy to host up to four photographers who are seeking a retreat with like-minded individuals. This is perfect for friendship groups or club groups.The Yellow House will also host bespoke photography experiences for an individual or a couple who require that something extra special. These are by arrangement with the host.

There is a choice of accommodation at The Yellow House. The double/twin, ensuite room has beautiful views looking out to sea. Two further comfortable single rooms with countryside views. All rooms have a hospitality tray, Wi-Fi and ample power points for equipment. The cosy living room with wood burning stove is complimented by a bright dining room, where the good hearty home-cooked food is served.

The Yellow House home stay is also notable in that all catering is suitable for those requiring a gluten free diet, as well as catering for regular requirements. Visitors can relax and be safe in the knowledge that this dietary requirement is understood. All in all, a stay in The Yellow House will provide photography knowledge partnered with an unforgettable Irish holiday experience.

"Take pictures and take home memories."