Castlehouse B+B

Castlehouse is in the third generation of my family and was originally built by my grand father, it is a house that oozes character and old world charm. My house has a sea and mountain view and is just a five minute walk to the beach, Renvyle where I live is on the Wild Atlantic Way in north Connemara one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland. Castlehouse is located in a small village that has one small and one large shops, another village 1.5 km away has a couple of pubs and restaurants. Connemara National is 5 km away and Kylemore Abbey is 8 km. Any volunteer that comes will have the chance to improve there English and immerse themselves in Irish culture and our way of life, and you will have the chance to meet people from all over the world. Accommodation is a mixture of private and dorm where you will share with just one other person and this is only in peak season. Sorry lads but I only accept ladies as I don't have enough separate accommodation.You will be given three good meals a day and have two days a week off, you will also have the use of my mountain bike during your stay. I also have a small sheep and Connemara pony farm and you are more than welcome to come along and see how things are done..

I have lived in Renvyle all my life apart from the five years I spent in boarding school. Cycling is my main hobby and the Renvyle area is well suited to it. I am a keen cook with an interest in experimenation I have been running a B+B since 1990 and I love meeting people from all over the world..I enjoy foreign travel and have visited most European countries. I am quiet an easy going person and I treat everybody with respect.

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My experience at castle house was amazing. John is a wonderful person, the tasks are easy and the place has everything you need to have a good experience. John's dinners are delicious, work hours and days off are respected by the host, on your days off you can go to Renvyle beach, climb the mountains in the area that have amazing views, go to Conemara national park or tour the nearby towns. I am very grateful for the experience at castle house, I felt very welcome and I made great friends, I highly recommend it.

15 horas atrás



My experience has been amazing here. I couldn’t have asked for a better place to be at. Tully, Renvyle has captured my heart.
About the host: Leaving John expert cooking skills aside, he is the most kind hearted Irish person I’ve met! Always looking after volunteers, going the extra mile for us and treating us like family. I’m so grateful.
About the work: simply fun, fair hours, flexibility, never getting bored and easy tasks.
I am beyond lucky to have found this place and stayed in Castlehouse with John and more amazing people all this time (I extended my time twice already). 🫶🏻

10 dias atrás



John took great care of us volunteers, offering comfortable accommodations and delicious meals. Becoming part of the small family and form friendships with the volunteers made the experience even better. They came from all over, and it was fascinating to hear their stories, share experiences and learn about their cultures.

I highly recommend this opportunity to anyone looking for a fulfilling volunteer experience in a stunning setting.

Thank you, John, for an unforgettable time!

14 dias atrás



I had a good experience in this B&B. he place is very nice, the landscapes are beautiful. I really enjoyed learning about Irish culture. John is a good cooker and he gave me a lot of tips to visit around (he took me to the bus stop so I could visit somewhere else). Overall, I had a great experience and am grateful to have spent time there.

2 meses atrás



I really had a great experience at Castlehouse BnB! The place is amazing and you are surrounded by beautiful nature. The working hours were respected and also the tasks were the same as the ones shown in the profile. John is a great host and a genuine person and he always made me feel welcome. He cooked super good food as well! I can highly recommend this experience :)

3 meses atrás

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