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The best travel experience I have had in 5 trips to Ireland, or anywhere!

So many travel experiences today are impersonal and commercialized. Story Telling at Biddy's... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Constance K
Pasadena, California
Excellent Evening of an Irish Experience

My wife, my 13 year old daughter and I had a wonderful time at Biddy's Cottage. Her warm welcome... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
West Hartford, Connecticut
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86 Coliemore Rd Dalkey, Dalkey co.dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprising location on the Coliemore Road close to the Harbour. Nice cottage. Was not open so unclear on the hours. Would like to return.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 11 December 2018

So many travel experiences today are impersonal and commercialized. Story Telling at Biddy's Cottage is just the opposite of impersonal and commercialized-----it is like visiting a long-lost Irish relative who has been awaiting your arrival with great joy and anticipation! Biddy is the most welcoming,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Constance K
Reviewed 30 July 2018

My wife, my 13 year old daughter and I had a wonderful time at Biddy's Cottage. Her warm welcome and stories of her life and of Dalkey were enchanting. The experience makes you feel like you're visiting a long lost Irish relative. The tea and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank swdaly1098
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I brought my grandchildren here last summer and they still talk about it. Lovely, cosy and really interesting. Reminded me of growing up in rural Kerry when life was simpler!!

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank KerryTrooper
Reviewed 1 June 2017

well worth the experience of story telling and Irish banter, Biddy will welcome you in her beautiful and quaint cottage with a typical warm Irish welcome. you will not forget it!

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank elisabethLMM
Reviewed 7 May 2017

An excellent couple of hours in the company of Biddy, very ably assisted by Jonny, and her other guests. Biddy demonstrates the "dying art" of storytelling with grace, charm and humour and challenges us to focus on traditional values and lifestyle among the challenges of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had a wonderful evening in Biddy's cottage last night. I brought my parents, ((my dad is 96) and they were charmed by Biddy who was so warm and welcoming. They loved seeing Biddy's cottage and how authentically preserved it was with the 'settle bed'...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank nessafarrelly1
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was an extremely enjoyable, unusual, relaxed evening. Biddy is such a nice person, very entertaining and charismatic. We were with four people we never met and while it could have been awkward it wasn't, we were all sitting around the fire, chatting and being...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank concongen
Reviewed 25 September 2016

After reading about Biddy's Cottage in Lonely Planet (fall issue), we contacted Brigid and arranged to visit her on Wednesday. Dalkey (the l is silent) is a very beautiful village on the south coast of Dublin Bay. Brigid met us at her cottage (Rockbrook Cottage)...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Jan F
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a delightfully warm and hilarious evening with Biddy! Not knowing what to expect, we arrived at the cottage and knocked on the bright red door and were immediately welcomed by Biddy herself. As we entered we found the warmest, quaint cottage you can...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Shirley W
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Biddym2014 | Property representative |
Hello, My sincere apologies .. I just received your message now! Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately the Storynight is not suitable for younger children but when they bigger!! Warmest wishes, Biddy