Lochinver Farmhouse B&B

Lochinver Farmhouse B&B, Ballinadee, Bandon (Near Kinsale), Co. Cork, Ireland

Contact: Helen S Forde    Telephone: ++353 (0) 21 4778124    

Your host and hostess Don and Helen Forde live on this family run dairy farm, beautifully situated overlooking the Bandon River Estuary.

Our home is a split level bungalow, centrally heated with open fires for those chilly evenings.

There is a large sitting room for the use of guests, leading onto a patio with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside, books to browse through and also a T.V.

Complimentary tea, coffee and home baking are always served on arrival in our comfortable sitting room.

Rooms available:
5 bedrooms: 2 double ensuite, 1 family en-suite, 1 single and 1 twin standard.

Enjoy a peaceful, refreshing rest in our quiet, warm, spacious, centrally heated bedrooms with orthopaedic beds and electric blankets, hair dryers and clock radios.

Breakfast and Evening meals:
Enjoy a choice of breakfasts in our bright dining room with homemade breads. Evening meals are also available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays when ordered before noon. You can enjoy home produce freshly prepared by Helen in the kitchen. Afterwards relax with tea or coffee in the sitting room.

8km off the N71 at Innishannon Bridge, 12kms from Kinsale via the Ballinadee Road. Close to beaches, fishing, golf courses, Kinsale (Gourmet capital of Ireland) and beautiful West Cork. Convenient to Cork Airport, Ringaskiddy Ferryport and Cork City.

Babysitting service, private garden, ensuite rooms, central heating, car park, orthopaedic beds, electric blankets, evening meals when ordered before 12.00noon, special diets catered for, home baking, fresh produce, tea and coffee making facilities available in dining room, T.V. in sitting room, high chair and cot available.

Country walks, river fishing, sea angling, watersports, horse riding, golfing, traditional pubs, historical sites, river cruise, safe beaches, all available locally.

What our guests say...
  • Wow real fresh milk, what a treat! - GF, New York
  • The best of Ireland so far. Good food, great views, beautiful place and a lovely "house mother" - MMH, Sweden
  • The best and friendliest B&B we ever visited! Thank you very much for taking such good care of us (especially for the romantic candlelit dinner) - H&B, Netherlands
  • Best accommodation we've had on 1997 Milk Ras - M Laing, Scotland
  • Excellent cuisine - Tres grosse chambres - Merci pour toute. Nous sommes ici entre ami. Grand confort et une vue magnifique, merci - MS, France
  • First time in Ireland, had a warm stay. Helen is a very good "chef". We will recommend her in Holland. We got a good idea of farming thanks to her husband. We liked it very much - J&Y Jettes, Holland
  • What a wonderful stay with such friendly hosts! Only wish we could stay in this heaven for a week!! - J&J Cave, South Africa
  • Thanks a lot for your warm and extraordinary hospitality. You gave us a wonderful time and beautiful memories, you are really wonderful people! - E&T Avnon, Israel
  • The really best B&B we have been to. Your friendliness and beautiful atmosphere are the best! - J&A Tarantino, Italy
  • It was a great stay in a beautiful silent place, thank you - D&T Schmidt, Switzerland
  • We had a wonderful time here at your beautiful farm. It was the nicest place in Ireland that we have stayed at to date. Thank you for your wonderful breakfasts and warm hospitality - S&C George, California
  • May the wind at our backs return as quickly to Lochinver, thank you for your warmth and good cheer and outstanding hospitality - M Latham, USA
Additional Information:
Convenient to Kinsale, Bandon, Clonakilty, Bantry, ferryport and Cork airport.

Approved by Bord Failte Eireann, TAA Ltd.
Awarded Certificate of Merit 2002 and 2003 Bord Failte Irish Welcome Awards. Member of Irish Farmhouse Holidays Association and sanctioned to use the Fuchsia Brand.
Member of West Cork Farm Holidays.

Accepted credit cards: VISA, Mastercard, Access
Vouchers accepted

Contact us by phone on: ++353 (0)21 4778124
or E-Mail: hsforde@indigo.ie 


Host and hostess Don & Helen Forde

View from house

Cosy sitting room

Sitting room

Dining room