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Well worth a visit

I brought my grandchildren here last summer and they still talk about it. Lovely, cosy and really... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
County Dublin, Ireland
warm Irish welcome as if you were in Donegal but only half-an-hour from Dublin City Centre

well worth the experience of story telling and Irish banter, Biddy will welcome you in her... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Elisabeth L
Dublin, Ireland
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86 Coliemore Rd Dalkey, Dalkey co.dublin, Ireland
+353 86 411 7844
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

I brought my grandchildren here last summer and they still talk about it. Lovely, cosy and really interesting. Reminded me of growing up in rural Kerry when life was simpler!!

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

well worth the experience of story telling and Irish banter, Biddy will welcome you in her beautiful and quaint cottage with a typical warm Irish welcome. you will not forget it!

2  Thank Elisabeth L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

An excellent couple of hours in the company of Biddy, very ably assisted by Jonny, and her other guests. Biddy demonstrates the "dying art" of storytelling with grace, charm and humour and challenges us to focus on traditional values and lifestyle among the challenges of...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had a wonderful evening in Biddy's cottage last night. I brought my parents, ((my dad is 96) and they were charmed by Biddy who was so warm and welcoming. They loved seeing Biddy's cottage and how authentically preserved it was with the 'settle bed'...More

1  Thank nessafarrelly1
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was an extremely enjoyable, unusual, relaxed evening. Biddy is such a nice person, very entertaining and charismatic. We were with four people we never met and while it could have been awkward it wasn't, we were all sitting around the fire, chatting and being...More

1  Thank concongen
Reviewed 25 September 2016

After reading about Biddy's Cottage in Lonely Planet (fall issue), we contacted Brigid and arranged to visit her on Wednesday. Dalkey (the l is silent) is a very beautiful village on the south coast of Dublin Bay. Brigid met us at her cottage (Rockbrook Cottage)...More

1  Thank Jan F
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a delightfully warm and hilarious evening with Biddy! Not knowing what to expect, we arrived at the cottage and knocked on the bright red door and were immediately welcomed by Biddy herself. As we entered we found the warmest, quaint cottage you can...More

1  Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Friendly welome and interesting stories. great oatcakes and tea. Very different. Loved the turf fire.

1  Thank MargAnneL
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We live locally and brought our family (early 70s) with us to Biddy's Cottage for an evening of storytelling, Prosecco, oatcakes, and otherwise good craic! I wasn't sure what to expect, and I hesitated to have my husband and my MIL's husband come, as I...More

3  Thank amyandthomas
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had a delightful evening with Biddy and her guests.She made us feel so welcome in her home and enthralled us with her stories.Her cookies are no doubt a family heirloom. Biddy is a national treasure.

2  Thank Kevin C
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Biddym2014 | Property representative |
Hello, My sincere apologies .. I just received your message now! Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately the Storynight is not suitable for younger children but when they bigger!! Warmest wishes, Biddy