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Aran Islands B&B Accommodation at Kilmurvey House, an eighteenth-century stone-built house situated on the beautiful and historic Aran Island of Inís Mór, off the Galway coast in Ireland.
Kilmurvey House, situated halfway along the island of Inís Mór between Kilronan and the western village of Bun Gowla, is ideal for exploring this truly unique island, no place is more than a comfortable one-hour walk distance.
This elegant eighteenth-century house, once the family home of the “Ferocious O’Flahertys” is situated four miles from the ferry port of Kilronan. It has been recently renovated to the highest standards while keeping the old style charm of the house.
There are 12 en-suite rooms; all rooms are tastefully decorated and have a direct dial telephone.
We offer a wide and varied breakfast menu see our sample menu below a buffet table which includes a variety of fruit competes, greek yogurt and our own homemade granola selection of cereals and juices selection of bread and scones baked daily in our aga. Bewley’s tea and coffee from the kitchen we offer the following:
- Tipsy porridge served with a drop of Irish whiskey full Irish breakfast(not for the faint-hearted!)
- Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon(for the faint-hearted!)
- Cinnamon french toast and maple syrup
- Toasted bagel with cream cheese and a smoked salmon plate of Irish farmhouse cheeses
Kilmurvey house has a wine license if you feel like a little tipple to have with perhaps a plate of cheese and crackers during the day while you sit in the garden and look up towards dun aonghus.
There is plenty to do and see on Inis Mor:
- Dun Aengus, the greatest Barbaric Fort in Western Europe, is located within the grounds, a twenty-minute walk away on the cliff edge.
- Kilmurvey Beach, a magnificent sandy beach, a matter of minutes’ walk from the house, fly’s the coveted “Blue Flag” and is perfectly safe for swimming for those of all age
- Aran Islands is the perfect location for holidays, where you can hear the Irish language spoken o’duchas.
- Join in the craic, traditional Irish music available in the bars and lounges.
- Take leisurely walks or cycle tours to enjoy the solitude and relaxation.
- Admire the beautiful flora and fauna, gentian, harebell, bloody cranesbill, orchid, and other exotic flowers and plants found elsewhere only in Alpine climates.
- Aran Islands is perfect for artists and photographers.
- Fish, and scuba dive from beaches, rocks, and cliffs in the cleanest waters in the world.
- Free access to Dun Aengus and cliffs is available free of charge to all guests