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Hotels near Father Teds House

When it comes to hotels in Ennis County Clare look no further than the Old Ground Hotel Ennis; a restored 18th-century manor house hotel situated in the centre of the town. Our hotel’s location in the heart of Ennis town makes it easy for our guests to check out popular attractions Clare has to offer including Father Ted’s house which became a major attraction since the hit show came to our screens. Fr. Ted’s house is located just a 30-minute drive from the Old Ground Hotel which is easily accessible through the R476. There has never been a better time to explore the ancient scenery of Fr. Ted’s House.

Tea at Fr Ted’s House
Fr Ted’s house provides the most elegant afternoon tea that Clare has to offer. The afternoon tea includes treats which are baked with organic ingredients and homemade jam which is made from the finest fruits along with tea and coffee. There is a warm and welcoming atmosphere in the tea rooms providing its customers with the most exquisite experience. There are many gluten-free options available. The house is also wheelchair accessible. The cost of this is €10 per person with children under 5 being free. The visit to the tea rooms is a unique and warming experience. Fr. Ted’s House provides the most luxurious bakery. For more information visit

The Burren
After you have enjoyed afternoon tea, there is an optional guided tour of The Burren available. When it comes to hotels near the Burren in Clare, look no further than Here, you will be guided along the landscape which includes a stone fort, cairns, fullacht fiadhs, a holy well and ancient church site as well as additional sites of archaeological interest. The cost of the tour is €25 per person with a minimum of 4 people required.

There is a handy application available for both iPhone and Android with an interactive guide to The Burren. The app is called ‘Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark App’ and is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. For more information visit

It is important to note that all visits to Fr. Ted’s House are made by pre-book only. You can contact them on (087) 4048475 from 8 am-6 pm Monday to Friday. There is a high demand for visits to the house so it’s important to book in advance to avoid disappointment. Bookings are made on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis.

When it comes to Ennis hotel deals look no further than the Old Ground Hotel Ennis. You can book your stay directly on our website to avail of the cheapest rates available.