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Ballygriffin, Arklow, Wicklow
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The Gables is a spacious family run 4* country home only 4 km from Arklow, County Wicklow. Irish Welcome Award Winning and Le Routard recommended home. On arrival you can unwind over complimentary tea, hot scones and homemade jams, settle in and relax. Set in 2 acres attractive gardens, located in the”Garden of Ireland” an ideal base for Avoca, Avondale, Glendalough, Powerscourt, Mount Usher Gardens and Wicklow Historic Gaol. Free WiFi in all rooms to help you stay in touch. All rooms ensuite with satellite tv, orthopaedic beds, tea facilities, electric blankets and hairdryers.
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From Dublin: Straight on the M50 until it becomes the N11. Follow the N11 to Arklow (about 50 miles). Take the exit marked Arklow South, exit number 21, to double roundabout. Go UNDER BRIDGE and take 'Ballynattin Road', "The Gables" is approx 4km on left. If travelling from Glendalough on (R747) as you enter Arklow, at the top of the town (take the Coolgreany Road) follow “The Gables” signs turning right for Johnstown. Approx 4km on left. From Rosslare: Take the N11 to Arklow. “The Gables” is signposted 2nd left at the ‘Arklow South Roundabout’ (exit 21) before entering Arklow. Proceed in the direction of 'Ballynattin Road' and follow “The Gables” signs. Approx 4km on left.
“The Gables” located in the ‘Garden of Ireland’ is surrounded by an abundance of tourism products e.g. Beaches, Scenery, Mountains, Lakes, Heritage, Golf, Fishing, Hill Walking, Equestrian, Pubs and Restaurants.
Amenities within walking distance: Tick Tock Activity Open Farm and Glenart Castle Woodland Walk.
Convenient for hill walking, mountains and lakes. We are committed to the provision of the highest quality accommodation, carefully prepared fresh food and personal service to ensure excellent customer care exceeding the expectations of our guests.
BEDROOMS: All rooms are non-smoking. All have large ensuites with Flat Screen T.V, Free WiFi, tea/coffee making facilities, electric blankets, hair dryer, orthopedic beds and central heating.
GUEST LOUNGE/T.V ROOM: Relax, read and meet other guests in our inviting lounge overlooking garden and tennis court with large windows to enjoy breath-taking views of countryside. Free WiFi, book library and local guides and maps available.
DINING ROOM: The largest room in our home overlooking the garden and play-area. Tea/coffee making facilities at all times. Free Wifi.
Arklow Golf Club; Woodenbridge Golf Club; Arklow Maritime Museum; Arklow Sports & Leisure Centre; Bridgewater Shopping Centre, 9 Screen Cinema and Childrens playground.
Within 45 minutes drive:
Glendalough – Famed for its beautiful scenery, historic monuments and monastery by St. Kevin in the 6th Century
Powerscourt Gardens & Waterfall
Wicklow: Historic Gaol
Mount Usher Gardens, Ashford
The Meetings of the Waters, Avoca
Avoca Handweavers: The oldest working woolen mill in Ireland Avondale, the former home of Charles Steward Parnell
Courtown Forest Park & Leisure Centre
Clara-Lara Fun Park, Rathdrum
Rathwood – Home & Garden, Gift & Craft Centre
Brenda from Melle
Stayed 06-2011Young couple
Robert from St Bees
Stayed 05-2011Mature couple
Our best B and B ever. Lovely people, lovely house, lovely stay. Our only very minor criticism would be the height of the kettle shelf, which one of us could barely reach. But we hesitate even to mention that, when everything else was so perfect.
Anonymous from Bournemouth
Stayed 05-2010Mature couple
Credit cards welcome. Family Friendly Premises.
Beautiful views of countryside. Spacious landscaped gardens with patios, picnic/barbecue areas.
Extensive breakfast menu, renowned home baking. Early breakfast available. Only the best local produce is used.
Enclosed hard tennis court and basketball court.
Spacious secure private car parking.
Non smoking house.
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