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Moorpark, Birr, Offaly
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Rated 8.1 by GoIreland customers (24 ratings)
The County Arms Hotel is a 4 star Family-Run 200-year-old Georgian House, set on 9 acres of gardens in the Heritage Town of Birr. The hotel was refurbished in 2007.
The Springs Leisure Club includes 20m Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Kiddies Pool, Hydrotherapy Couch, Whirlpool and Air Conditioned Gym.
The Springs Wellness Suites offer Elemis Spa treatments exclusively with romantic spa packages available.
Our cosy bar offers an extensive Cocktail and Wine by the Glass selections, whilst Cooke's Restaurant enjoys a stunning setting and imaginative menus.
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The County Arms Hotel is located in the Heritage town of Birr, County Offaly, in the heart of the Irish midlands. The hotel is situated on the Roscrea Road (N62) about 500 metres from Birr Town centre.
From Dublin and the M50 take the Red Cow Exit towards Limerick (N7) and keep driving until you reach Roscrea. Follow signs for Birr.
From Limerick take N7 to Roscrea and follow the signs for Birr.
From Galway, take N6 to Loughrea. 2 Miles after Loughrea, turn right for Portumna. In Portumna, turn left for Birr.
From Cork, take N8 towards Dublin. Turn left at Horse & Jockey and continue through Thurles, Templemore and Roscrea until you reach Birr.
Nearest train station is at Tullamore (20m) on the main Dublin-Galway line. Bus Eireann also provides a regular service from Athlone Bus & Train station to Birr.
The local Bus Company offer daily service to and from Birr from Tullamore and Dublin.
The County Arms Hotel is located in the Heritage Town of Birr. Its central location makes it the ideal base for touring the very heart of Ireland.
Walking Distance: Birr Castle & Gardens & the Great TelescopeIreland’s Historic Science Centre.
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre.
Birr Heritage Trail – Historic Walking Tour of Birr Heritage Town.
Macregol’s Gospel (The Book of Birr) - 300 yards from County Arms Hotel.
Kids Adventure Playground.
O'Connell St, Main St & Oxmantown Mall Birr - Shopping.
Walking Maps available at Hotel Reception Desk.
Driving: Clonmacnoise & West Offaly Bog Railway – 20 min drive.
Clonmacnoise – Ireland’s best preserved monastic site – 20 min.
Slieve Bloom Mountains – 15 min drive.
Roscrea Castle Complex – 15 min drive.
Family Run since 1962, the 4* County Arms Hotel is the perfect marriage of Georgian style and modern Irish attention to detail. Each of our 14 Conference & Banqueting Rooms are easily adapted for Private Dining.
The Moorpark Ballroom boasts dual projection, integrated sound system, automatic screens and LCDs in an air-conditioned room with capacity of up to 530. Free WiFi & Wired Broadband throughout. Specialists in Team building and smaller, intimate groups & family gatherings.
All bedrooms at the 4 star County Arms Hotel have recently been refurbished. Each individually styled room offers the guest the upmost in comfort.
70 Bedrooms including 2 Master Suites and Family Rooms with Bunk Beds.
FREE WiFi or Wired Broadband in every Bedroom.
Contemporary design with Original Artwork.
Complimentary Tea or Coffee.
Iron & Ironing Board.
International Direct Dial Telephone.
Traditional Georgian Suites with separate Living Room and Interconnecting Room if required including High Ceilings, Floor to ceiling windows, Guest WC.
Family Rooms with Bunk-Beds for 2 Adults & up to 3 children.
Anonymous from Dublin
Stayed 04-2013Family with kids
David from Kilkenny
Stayed 02-2013Family with kids
Maureen from Bandon
Stayed 05-2012Family with kids
The staff and owners are the most accommodating group of people I have ever met. They cannot do enough for you
Leisure: 20m Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Hydrotherapy, Whirlpool, Kids pool, GYM (A/C).
Wellness: Elemis Spa treatments, Beauty Treatments.
Food: Leading Restaurant Winner 2002-2007.
Conference: Complimentary WiFi, A/C in Moorpark Room and New Boardroom.
14 Meeting Rooms with Single room capacity to 530. Remote control drop-down screens or portable screens.
Re-enforced audio sound system, with hand held radio mics and tie-clip mics.
Colour TV & Video, OHP & LCD Projectors.Flip Charts, Pads & Pens.
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