A warm welcome, spacious rooms & a hearty breakfast all await you at Mountain View Bed & Breakfast, a rural family run Bed & Breakfast near Newmarket in an area known as Duhallow, near the Cork/Kerry border. We are ideally located for touring the Cork, Kerry & Limerick areas of Ireland. Children are most welcome & we accept well behaved dogs & other pets too.
Whether it is a business trip, a family holiday, short break or just a single night stopover on the way back to the airport you will be assured of a peaceful &enjoyable stay. Please see my photo galleries & links at the foot of the page to other useful websites.
We are located 2.5 miles from Newmarket, a small but lively town with plenty of shops, pubs, a couple of places to eat out & a small children's play area. Meelin, the highest Irish village, is a five minute drive away. Here you will find a restored kiln. Meelin & the surrounding area were renouned for lime extraction. It is said the lime from Meelin was used in the construction of St Finbarr's cathedral in Cork City.
Kanturk is located 5 miles from Newmarket, it has several good restaurants & many bars, a 3 screen cinema, a ruined castle & a beautiful riverside park with a children's play area. Nearby, for a family day out is Liscarrol Donkey Sanctuary (free entry) where you can stroke the friendly donkeys. Near Castleisland are the spectacular Crag Caves which now have a restaurant, gift shop & a large ball pond play area for children.
Fly fishing for brown trout is available on the local rivers, day tickets are available. We have a large drying room for wet clothes in case it happens to rain!
There are several new Waymarked Walking Trails within a 20 minute drive - maps available
We are open all year except Christmas and New Year weeks.
We have two guest bedrooms :- Firstly a spacious groundfloor (downstairs) room with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom, walk-in- wardrobe & easy chair. It is especially suited to less able bodied or elderley guests who might have difficulty managing stairs. Upstairs we have an equally large family room with 3 single beds, again en-suite. A campbed can be incorporated in either room to sleep a total of 6 guests.
Both rooms have scenic views, remote control colour TV, tea & coffee making facilities, dressing table, alarm clock radio and hospitality tray. Leaflets and information about local attractions are provided in the rooms. Ample off road parking for 4 guest cars.
A hairdryer and ironing facilities are freely available. For a small charge we offer internet access, a laundry service and the provision of packed lunch menu is available.
A choice of breakfasts, including full Irish, is served in our spacious dining area which overlooks a large koi carp pool. Vegetarian/gluten free/soya alternatives available by request. We have our own free range hens who provide us with fresh eggs every day.
Rates : From €28 per room per night.
Children are welcome.
No smoking. Pets allowed.
Packed lunch is available.
Wi-Fi / Internet Access.