Tinakilly Country House - Co Wicklow, Ireland
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Ireland travelers enjoy the luxury of Ireland Country Houses instead of standard hotels. Tinakilly Country House is named after Tí na Coille which is Gaelic for The House in the Wood.
This Victorian Irish mansion offers rich history, Tinakilly was built by the British Government in 1883 for Captain Robert Halpin, Commander of “The Great Eastern” and mariner supreme who laid 2,600 miles of telegraphic cable in 1866, joining Europe to America.
Tinakilly Country House is just one of over 300 Ireland 4 and 5 star hotels offered on Hammond Tours, who specializes in luxury Ireland tours, including: Ireland castle tours, custom Ireland driving tours, chauffer driven tours, Ireland group tours, or custom tours.
Luxury Ireland Victorian Country Home Accommodations
The elegant bedrooms in this beautiful Ireland country home reflect the Ireland Victorian period homes updated with the modern comforts travelers expect. The romantic period rooms of the west wing feature four poster and half tester canopy beds. In the east wing of this Irish country house, most of the guest accommodations are appointed with antiques. The Junior Suites and Captain Suites offer breathtaking views of the Irish Sea while other guest accommodations offer views of the Irish gardens.
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Travelers Visit The Garden of Ireland
Sea views, romantic 19th century gardens and herb garden surrounding Tinakilly Country House present a small slice of the magnificence of the county Wicklow, Ireland. This area is warmed by the Gulf Stream, making this area of Ireland known as "The Garden of Ireland".
An elegant oak-lined avenue leads up to Tinakilly House, which is enveloped by seven acres of pleasure gardens overlooking the Irish Sea and Broadlough Coastal Lagoon.
Guests are invited to enjoy the tennis court and the croquet lawn at this lovely Ireland country house.
A bit of Ireland History
Transoceanic telegraph cables connecting Europe to America were laid in 1866 from Valentia Bay in Ireland to Hearts Content in Canada. A section of this cable and a fine coloor print of The Great Eastern can be seen today at Tinakilly Country House.
Tinakilly Country House, Rathnew village, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, is approximately 29 miles (47 km) from Dublin Southside and 44 miles (70 km) from Dublin Airport.
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