Townsend House is a 5-minute walk from Birr Castle Demesne and Birr Theatre, and it is within walking distance of the finest restaurants, hotels, and pubs.
It has a wine bar with a wood burning stove, for a relaxing atmosphere in which to unwind. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the premises.
We provide a shuttle service for guests who are attending local weddings.
Townsend House is only 20-minute drive from Moneygall, the ancestral home of Barack Obama, president of the United States of America.
Townsend House Guest House is recommended in The Rough Guide to Ireland, written by Paul Gray and Geoff Wallis: "This central welcoming guesthouse provides en-suite rooms and wonderful breakfasts, in an airy, high-ceilinged Georgian house that's tastefully furnished with antiques.
It also comes highly recommended in Back Roads Ireland Eyewitness Travel: Townsend House - inexpensive guesthouse in a 19th-century townhouse in the centre of Birr."
Townsend House Guesthouse is now pet-friendly,with lovely kennels waiting for your pets. All dogs must have been vaccinated for kennel cough prior to their stay with us.