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Loop Head Lightkeeper's House

Loop Head Lightkeeper's House

4.6
out of 5
Ratings from 141 reviews
99% of guests
recommend
Cleanliness
4.6
Comfort
4.6
Condition
4.6
Location
5.0
Value
4.4
Customer
Service
4.7


The surrounding coastline is of a dramatic character with cliffs sculpted by Atlantic storms where rock ledges and caves are home to seabirds, seals and other maritime animals. Loop Head Lighthouse station is a major landmark on the northern shore of the Shannon River. The Lighthouse station is built on a clifftop with 300 degree views of the sea down to Kerry Head and Dingle and across to the Cliffs of Moher. Special Notes: The lighthouse station is reasonably remote, although Kilbaha village with post office, shop and pub is only 3 miles away. It is recommended that guests bring bottled drinking water as there is no mains supply at the station. Access to the lighthouse tower (for a fee) is only possible during the summer months when the tower is open to the public for tours.

  • Sleeps 5 people. 1 Double Room, 1 Twin Room and 1 Single Room (downstairs).
  • Welcomes 1 pet.

Family week away in July

Review submitted on Tue, 21 Jul 2020
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the light keeper’s house. Beautiful old house fitted out with everything we needed. So peaceful and spectacular views. The fact that there was no TV and WiFi was an added bonus as it was a real break away. Even though we could not meet Mary due to Covid restrictions she was more than helpful and friendly in her dealings with us.
Would highly recommend a trip to this beautiful place.


Brian from Galway stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 7 nights in July 2020


Irish Landmark Trust replied 272 days ago
We are so delighted to hear that you had such a fantastic experience staying at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. It sounds like you really enjoyed your holiday and got a lot out of the location and landscape. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we hope to have you stay again. Irish Landmark Team

A magical place

Review submitted on Wed, 01 Apr 2020
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
What an amazing place to stay, from glorious sunsets, sea fresh air, cliff walks and schools of dolphins on your door step. In the evenings gather round the range and play board games or read or just watch the lights spin from a window. Mary the house keeper was so much help and easy to contact. We hope to return again very soon.

Eric from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in March 2020


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of staying at Loop Head. It sounds like you had a really wonderful time - how lucky to see dolphins! We look forward to welcoming you to stay again in the future.

Beautiful and remote

Review submitted on Sat, 28 Mar 2020
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We have already visited Galley Head and the accommodation and set up is very similar. Mary, our host, was extremely helpful but, unfortunately, only spent a short time with us due to CV19 restrictions. She did manage to recommend the Long Dock in Carrigaholt approx 15KM away. The closest village is Kilbaha (5KM) but the pub there appears to be closed over the winter period. We went to the Long Dock on Saturday and Sunday just before it closed down due to CV19. Lovely pub/restaurant and the food was very good with extremely attentive and friendly staff.
The accommodation is basic but more than adequate and the beds were very comfortable. Cooking facilities are excellent if you want to eat in and there is an great Supervalu in Kilrush which is on route to Loop Head. No TV and phone access/WiFi is patchy. It may not have all the creature comforts of home but its a fantastic place to go for beautiful scenery and walks - unfortunately we were a bit restricted due to wet and windy weather. I strongly recommend you stand at the door to the lighthouse when its dark and look up - its Make sure you visit the Bridges of Ross that are close to the lighthouse. Strongly recommended.


Michael from Co. Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in March 2020


Great experience

Review submitted on Wed, 04 Mar 2020
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We enjoyed this experience and the landscape trust were very accommodating to our needs we were met and looked after by Mary the caretaker whom then left us to our accommodation which was very comfortable. However, on the second night, we had a storm with high winds, this knocked the power supply and we took the decision not to stay a third night but it was a wonderful experience that we would highly recommend.

Philip from Celbridge stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in February 2020


Great short break

Review submitted on Sun, 01 Mar 2020
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
Property was in a great location. It was comfortable and well equiped and suited us (party of 4 adults) very well.

Eleanor from Athlone stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2020


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your short break away at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. Thank you for supporting Irish Landmark Trust.

Lovely break yet again from a returning guest.

Review submitted on Fri, 28 Feb 2020
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We have stayed out in Loop Head a few times before. It's a beautiful place to stay. The weather was wild but the house is cosy and warm, with a lovely open fire. Walking around the surrounding cliffs, gives you a perfect view of the power and wildness of the Atlantic. Not for the first time, I spotted pods of Dolphins out walking. If you are looking to get completely away from it all, I couldn't recommend it enough.

Natalie from Limerick stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2020


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Your continued support of Irish Landmark Trust is truly appreciated Natalie. Thank you so very much for coming to stay in one of the landmark properties. It is always so lovely to welcome guests back and know they will enjoy their experience of getting away from it all.

Perfect and beautiful

Review submitted on Fri, 03 Jan 2020
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Fantastic property, amazing place to visit and extremely comfortable. We stayed two nights at the end of december. One bedroom is on the ground floor next to the bathroom and living room- perfect for my parents who have some mobility issues.

Amazing location


Hugh from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in December 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Great to hear that you had an enjoyable and comfortable stay at Loop Head Lighthouse. Thank you for your lovely review and for supporting Irish Landmark Trust. We hope to welcome you to stay with us in the future.

Loophead Stay

Review submitted on Thu, 02 Jan 2020
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Second time staying here and loved it again. Such a special place, love how isolated and peaceful it is.

Guest from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in December 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head Maura. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and for coming back to stay with us again. We appreciate your support and hope to have you stay with us again.

A Windy Paradise

Review submitted on Fri, 13 Dec 2019
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We stayed in Loop Head for a weekend in December, shortly before a Red Wind warning kicked in for the area. Needless to say, it added to what is always an amazing experience in the CIL / Irish Landmark Trust properties.

John from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in December 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It is truly amazing what these incredible structures have been built to withstand isn't it? It is wonderful to hear that the storm added to the experience and you were comfortable and safe in the lightkeeper's house.

Hallowe'en in Loop Head

Review submitted on Thu, 07 Nov 2019
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
An excellent property, clean and cosy, warm and comfortable. The Lighthouse was open for tours and there was plenty to see on the peninsula too as the area is beautiful. Weather surprisingly mild and dry. Booking system helpful and easy to use. House manager friendly and competent!

Elizabeth from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in October 2019


Irish LAndmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
THank you so very much Elizabeth for your lovely review. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay over Halloween on Loop Head.

25th Wedding Anniversary Location

Review submitted on Thu, 17 Oct 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
a mad notion early April to mark our anniversary by booking this accommodation in a location we had never been before; we live in an area blessed with natural beauty and have celebrated many visits to other parts of our small island to savour others. This was our first visit to West Clare, and in particular Loop Head. Early Oct realistically is not going to give you the best of Irish weather but we got lucky with sunshine hours to walk and even discover with local knowledge 'The Hanging Gardens' of yore. You pay a premium for the restored accommodation, but it lacks for nothing - might be considered a tad expensive given it is self catering, but all facilities are provided to make this very viable. we thoroughly enjoyed a 3 night stay and the house by the way can accommodate a much larger party or family. Mary Geany was a treat to deal with. Many thanks, Landmark Trust.

Larry from Wexford stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in October 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for supporting Irish Landmark Trust by staying in one of the historically important properties in our care. By chosing a self catering staycation with us, you help Irish Landmark Trust to continue to save, share and sustain some of Ireland's built heritage. As I am sure you can expect, these properties are in constant need of care and it is with stays like yours that guest directly contribute to saving these iconic structures.

Lighthouse stay

Review submitted on Fri, 04 Oct 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Difficult to find the words to describe our stay at Loophead lighthouse. The cottage was a delight, very authentic and you felt like you had stepped back in time. The views and local walks were breathtaking. Peaceful and relaxing. Wonderful welcome from Mary and lighthouse tour guide was great.

Edward from Brisbane stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It is wonderful to hear you had such a lovely stay at Loop Head Lighthouse. Thank you for supporting Irish Landmark Trust.

special location

Review submitted on Wed, 25 Sep 2019
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
3.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
What a great interesting and cosy house in a beautiful location. The house was very comfortable and had all we needed and we had a great wend.

Michele from Dublin 16 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay in beautiful Loop Head. It truly is a stunning location! We do hope you come stay in an Irish Landmark Trust property again soon.

Beautiful views and accommodation

Review submitted on Fri, 13 Sep 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We had such a wonderful stay in such a beautifully unique location.

The house is fully equipped and decorated really nicely, and the location and views are breathtaking.

A wonderful trip to relax and unwind, we would love to come back!

Thank you to Mary also for the very warm welcome, and for very kindly returning some pieces of jewellery to me that I accidentally left behind.


Roisin from Islandbridge stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2019


lighthouse adventure

Review submitted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Our group of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were very cozy during a wild and stormy night. We also explored the peninsula below the lighthouse. So relaxing to be away from the usual crowds.

Barbara from Lacey stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Lovely to hear you had a cozy night at the lightkepeer's house whilst a storm raged outside. It really does put into perspective how isolated the lightkeeper's and their families could be at times of bad weather.

Highlight of our Ireland trip!

Review submitted on Thu, 05 Sep 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We (family with three children) stayed at Loop Head lighthouse for two nights. The welcome and the assistance at check-in couldn't be better. Given the busy travelling time of August it was an absolute highlight to be all alone in the area between 6 pm and 10 am! There is plenty of reading material in the house for bad weather. The walk along the cliffs was spectacular and we suggest visiting the Bridge of Ross where kids can climb around. We can definetely recommend to stay at Loop Head lighthouse!

Karsten from Munich stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so very much for recommending a stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House to other guests. It is wonderful to hear you had a great time and that you got to explore Loop Head and surrounding areas.

Loop Head Lightkeeper's House

Review submitted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Loop Head Lightkeeper's House was a beautiful, cosy and peaceful place to stay. The house was supplied with everything we needed. It was clean, warm and welcoming with fantastic views. The history of the house and lighthouse is very interesting, and it felt very special to experience living at Loop Head, particularly after 6pm when everyone had gone and the place is just for the guests.

The walks nearby, along the coast , were easily accessible. The scenery and flowers were beautiful. There was not a sound at night, just the waves. The light from the lighthouse was magical, sweeping around the grounds and across the water. Binoculars in the viewing room allowed us to watch out for boats and dolphins !

The house manager and the guides at the lighthouse were very welcoming. They were all very enthusiastic about the place and made us feel at home. The people we met in the area were equally friendly and welcoming. There seems to be a great "pride of place" in Loop Head.





Maria from Galway stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It sounds like you became one of the family during your stay at Loop Head Maria. It is just fantastic to see you had such a lovely stay and really had a chance to explore the wonderful peninsula and local area. Thank you so very much for supporting Irish Landmark Trust and for recommending a stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House to other potential guests for the future.

Relaxing escape

Review submitted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
It was a 60th birthday gift for my husband and he loved every minute of it.
The weather wasn't great but the lighthouse keepers cottage was warm and peaceful after a day of wet sightseeing adventures around Co Clare.


Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It is so lovely to hear that despite the weather, your husband had a lovely birthday at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. A belated Happy Birthday. Thank you for choosing a property in the care of Irish Landmark Trust to celebrate such an important day.

Amazing place

Review submitted on Wed, 07 Aug 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We had a wonderful stay in loop head. Peace and tranquillity at its best! Love all the old books and no tv & WiFi ... we all had great talks. Our 2 yr old had a super time. Very enclosed and safe for her to play.

Deirdre from Tramore stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for letting Irish Landmark Trust know how you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. It is a lovely remote spot for anyone looking for peace and escape.

Loop Head

Review submitted on Mon, 05 Aug 2019
4.2
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
We last stayed in this lovely house in 2003 and little has changed. It is in the most delightful location as long as one enjoys the remoteness. The Light house visitors arriving from 10 am to 6 pm are indeed an intrusion but it is so nice that the accessibility facilitates exist to open the Lighthouse to all.

Bernie from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 7 nights in July 2019


Review of Loop Head Lightkeepers House.

Review submitted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Loved, loved, loved this property.
Amazing position and fantastic house.
Would definitely stay again.
Wonderful welcome from Mary.


Cheryl from Chepstow stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in July 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so very much Cheryl. What a lovely review to receive. it is wonderful to see you had such a great stay at a property in the care of Irish Landmark Trust. Thank you for heartily recommending Loop Head Lightkeeper's House to other guests.

A special Place

Review submitted on Thu, 25 Jul 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We really enjoyed our stay at Loop Hear Light House. It is a special place with great character. It is a wonderful experience just to read, talk, cook and play in such an amazing environment.

Paula from Co. Cork stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in July 2019


Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Irish Landmark is so very happy to hear that you really enjoyed your time at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. Thank you for supporting our work to continue to save, share and sustain some of Ireland's built heritage.

Great stay in a unique spot

Review submitted on Sun, 21 Jul 2019
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We really enjoyed the rugged location and the historical setting. The welcome was very friendly and warm. Thank you

from New South wales stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in July 2019


Wonderful stay in a brilliant location

Review submitted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We loved staying at Loop Head. It is in a wonderful location surrounded by spectacular cliffs and if you are lucky with the weather (we were!) you are treated to magnificent sunsets over the water. The building itself is a dream - the former lightkeepers’ home with several cosy rooms to sit in and great views from the windows. You can take a guided tour of the lighthouse itself which is fascinating and well worth doing. Mary the manager met us to hand over the keys. She was full of helpful information and keeps the house beautifully. There is a bird colony a short walk away along the cliffs - with guillemots, razorbills and kittyhawks. We walked there and back at about 7 in the evening - our only companions were the birds, a small herd of cows and the slowing setting sun. Just brilliant.

Martin from London stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in June 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
What a beautiful picture you have painted of your recent stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. It is so lovely to hear you had such a wonderful time and you really enjoyed the property and its stunning location right on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way. Thank you so very much for supporting Irish Landmark Trust by staying in one of the properties in our care.

Wonderful!

Review submitted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
It was a beautiful experience, higly recommended. The guest house was very clean and well heated. Thanks!!

Carmina from Santiago stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2019


A unique and inspiring experience

Review submitted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019
4.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
3.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Light house’s a blessing for Luce
(We too: note warm greeting from Mary)
Stephen gave a great tour
of the sun filled tall tower
what a lovely way to see Eire



Guest from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in April 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for letting Irish Landmark Trust know you had a good experiance at Loop Head. It is lovely to hear you were well looked after during your stay.

Loophead light keepers house

Review submitted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
4.0
We loved the location and hope return for another visit.
The walk around Loophead was fantastic. The weather was so nice on the Saturday morning we had our breakfast outside. On Sunday we climbed the 74 steps of the lighthouse to take in more fantastic views.
We have stayed in another Landmark Property in North Antrim and loved it.


Anthony from Dubllin 20 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in March 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so very much for your continued support of Irish Landmark Trust, by staying in the self-catering properties in our care. It is lovely to hear you had such nice weather for your time at Loop Head and that you had the chance to have a look around the lighthouse itself. The wonderful thing about Loop Head Lightkeeper's House is that the lighthouse itself is open to the public during the summer, along with the tourist information centre. We do look forward to welcoming you back again in the future we hope.

Special Place

Review submitted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
A group of us stayed here over a long weekend. It was magical. From meeting Mary our host who had the stove lighting and the heating on for us to our last look back at the tower of the lighthouse this was a brillant trip. Mary is great, very helpful and welcoming. This house has been restored faithfully, and was comfortable and cosy over a wild stormy weekend. The area is great, we walked along the cliffs each day and on our last day watched a school of dolphins fishing for hours just off the coast. We went for coffee and the most amazing local baking to Kilbaha Art gallery every day. There we got the warmest of welcomes and great local knowledge on walking, culture and music. We enjoyed all of them, the music and drinks in the local pubs.

John from Cork stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in March 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It is always so lovely to hear how welcoming Irish people are, and what a lovely recommendation for things to do in the local area. We are delighted to hear you had such a magical time at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. It is such a special location, right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, and perfect for spotting wildlife out to sea. Thank you so very much for supporting Irish Landmark Trust by renting one of the 32 properties around Ireland in our care.

Wild and wonderful escape in a magnificent setting surrounded by the sea

Review submitted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This is an idyllic setting for a weekend away on your own, with family or friends.
Location is perfect in wild and wonderful surroundings with the waves protecting you on all sides.


Eileen from Maynooth stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in March 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for supporting Irish Landmark Trust by staying in one of the historic self-catering properties in our care. We are delighted you had such a lovely weekend away and enjoyed the fabulous setting of Loop Head Lightkeeper's House.

Ideal for family stay

Review submitted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
A great location for a peaceful holiday. The house is full of original features that add to the authenticity. Enjoyed it lots.

John from Cavan stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in February 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and for supporting Irish Landmark Trust. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay in Loop Head. It's a stunning property and great for a family stay as you mentioned. We hope to welcome you to an Irish Landmark Trust property again soon.

Wonderful experience - a great place to switch off

Review submitted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We loved our stay at Loophead! The property was very clean and comfortable. Communication between us and the house manager was very good.
Really enjoyed the landscape and isolation - would highly recommend a trip here if you want to switch off. I hadn't done much research before our trip, so happening upon the Eire neutrality sign was a lovely surprise - visiting one has been on our list for awhile.
Pro tip: Bring a torch. There was a storm one of the nights we were staying and the electricity went out - not a big deal as there is a lovely stove in the sitting room that kept us warm/gave us light. Added a nice ambiance to the whole experience and the electricity came back the next morning, anyway :)


Maura from Galway stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in January 2019


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
We're delighted to hear you had such a great stay in Loop Head and glad to hear you made the most of the power cut. There is something special about spending an evening in the light of the fire. As you mentioned, it really is the perfect place to switch off from technology and the outside world and to just take in the stunning surroundings. If you ever want to escape from it all again, we'd love to welcome you to another Irish Landmark Trust property.

Location location location

Review submitted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean and the Shannon estury the lighthouse at loop head is a dramatic location to spend time. We battened down the hatches for a storm and spent quality time as a family. Watching the sea crash against the cliffs was amazing but our biggest thrill was always driving up the lane after dark and the excitment of seeing a working lighthouse in the front garden! What an experience.

Patricia from Co Wexford stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in November 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It is fabulous to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House so much. The lightkeeper's houses are such amazing places to stay in good weather but when there is a storm brewing they really become spectacular places to stay. Feeling safe and cosy when the waves crash against the coastline and wind howls in from the sea really is such an amazing feeling. Delighted you had a great time and we do hope to perhaps welcome you back in the future.

Fabulous Getaway.

Review submitted on Wed, 28 Nov 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
One of my favourite places in the world to come and switch off. Beautiful landscapes. Proper Isolation. Cosy well kept house. Very tranquil having the Lighthouse being your sentinel at night.

Hugh from Limerick stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in November 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
What a lovely review of your stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House, thank you so very much. You have perfectly captured how to describe this wonderful property - proper isolation. A place to truly get away from the hustle, bustle and noise of the world, and to stop, relax and enjoy the natural landscape surrounding you. Thank you so much for staying and we do hope to welcome you again.

Beautiful place

Review submitted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018
4.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
3.0
Stunning place. House very traditional, comfortable and homely. We had lovely walks around the cliffs. Highly recommend it.
Paula


Paula from Co. Roscommon stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in November 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you Paula. Delighted you had a nice stay at Loop Head and that you recommend Irish Landmark Trust.

Some setting

Review submitted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Great stay in a remarkable setting. Lighthouse is the last stop on a country road towards the cliffs. The views are spectacular and the novelty of staying in a lighthouse is well worth it. Great location close to the wild Atlantic way and it’s nunerous sights and attractions and a bit far drive to the burren National Park. Bring a few drinks and stock up on food and enjoy the light and stars at night. Well worth it. Would have been nice if a little more fuel was provided for the wood burning stove in the sitting room. Excellent stay.

Eric from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in November 2018


Best stay in Ireland

Review submitted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This was our best stay for the week while we were having holiday in Ireland. Mary, our host, had the ready for our arrival and helped us feel very welcome. The house is in excellent condition and was a great surprise for the end of our trip for my mom, who loves lighthouses. I would highly recommend this stay to anyone visiting. Loop Head peninsula was a great place to explore on its own and about an hour fifteen from cliffs of moher and Limerick.

Lindsay from Denver stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in October 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
What a lovely review to read. It is so great to hear that your stay in Loop Head Lightkeeper's House was such a lovely end to your trip in Ireland, and was such a hit with your Mom. Irish Landmark Trust has 32 properties in our care and each one is looked after by a wonderful Local House Manager. Mary is very special and takes care of the property and guests so well and we are delighted you all had such a great stay. Thank you for supporting our work.

Stunning location

Review submitted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We arrived during Storm Calum and with it being a lighthouse we where literally blown away. The location is breathtaking. The scenery is stunning and I cannot wait to go back. Out of this world.

from Dublin 15 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in October 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you Gareth for your lovely review. It is so lovely to hear that you had such a wonderful time and that the dramatic weather added to your adventure of staying at a lightkeeper's house under the watchful eye of Loophead Lighthouse. We do hope to welcome you back again soon for another stay.

Charming and Cozy

Review submitted on Wed, 03 Oct 2018
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
4.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Loop Head lightkeepers house. It was very charming and cozy. It was easy to meet up with Mary to get the keys and she was extremely friendly and helpful.

Linda Brocksmith from Fenton stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so very much for staying at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House and in turn supporting Irish Landmark Trust in our quest to save, share and sustain some of Ireland's built heritage. It is lovely to hear you had a nice stay there and that our wonderful Local House Manager took such good care of you.

surrounded by the sea

Review submitted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
phantastic situation near the cliffs, nice and comfortible house with stove and nice views. Good fresh fish and oysters from Lyons fish-shop in Carrigaholt

Johannes-friedrich from Oppenheim stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 8 nights in August 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for supporting Irish Landmark Trust, a non-profit organisation, by staying in one of the properties in our care for your self-catering holidays. It is lovely to hear that you had a nice stay.

A weekend full of memories

Review submitted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We recently celebrated my husband’s birthday at Loop Head Lighthouse. It was a fantastic weekend. The cottage is so cosy & completely a different experience looking out on the beautiful Atlantic. The accommodation is comfortable & the kitchen has all the necessary items for self catering. Mary the host is amazing & so helpful! The walk around the cliff is beautiful & unspoilt especially the location of the Star Wars movie. Definitely one for the bucket list!!

Anna Maria from Rathfarnham stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in July 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
It's so great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay in Loop. We think it's a special place so we're always glad to hear our guest think the same. Extra special now as part of the Star Wars universe! Mary is a wonderful House Manager so it comes as no surprise to hear you were well looked after. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your lovely review and for supporting Irish Landmark Trust. Hopefully we can welcome you back again soon.

Feedback

Review submitted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I enjoyed my stay at Loop head, house was comfortable with good shower, heating etc and the house was very clean, my one small bugbear was the radio did not work

Terry from Leixlip stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time and giving us your feedback. I will be sure to forward on your comment regarding the radio. We're delighted you had an enjoyable stay in Loop head and we hope to welcome you sometime in the future.

A world away

Review submitted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This is an out of the ordinary location that will bring quiet joy and a refreshing change to the usual places you stay in.

Guy from Dublin 18 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for supporting Irish Landmark directly by staying in one of our 33 self-catering properties. It is lovely to see that you had such a nice time and enjoyed the Landmark Experience.

Loophead Adventure

Review submitted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Wow. What a place. Mary Geaney was a great hostess and the whole staff was very accommodating. The walks around the lighthouse are so beautiful. It is a place I will never forget. Thanks to all. Stephen W.

Stephen from Evansville stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2018


Bookings Officer for Irish Landmark Trust replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your wonderful review. It is lovely to hear that you had such a great time at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House and that you were so well looked after by our marvelous Local House Manager.

Pure Magic

Review submitted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This is one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed in. A magical experience. Stunning surroundings, a beautiful building and lighthouse, a great and warm welcome and great accomodation.

Niklas from Stockholm stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in July 2018


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Just fabulous to hear you had a magical stay at Loop head Lightkeeper's House. It was so lovely to have you stay with us at an Irish Landmark Trust property and we hope to perhaps welcome you to another of our 31 properties located around the island of Ireland.

Special Place

Review submitted on Tue, 10 Jul 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
My family had wonderful time at Loop Head Light House. It was like stepping back in time and a great time to relax and enjoy the family. My kids (ages 11 and 13) didn't miss televesion or wi-fi. There are wonderful hikes all around the lighthouse with beautiful views of the cliffs. It is also a great place to bird watch. My son especially loved that he found the location where a scene from Star Wars, The Last Jedi was filmed. The lighthouse is open for tours from 10 am - 6pm and offers even more breathtaking views of the surrounding area and you also learn about the history of some of the former lighthouse keepers. After 6pm, the grounds are completely yours. You can enjoy dinner and a few drinks at the picnic tables and then catch a beautiful sunset walk over the ocean. It is remote, but a 5 minute drive away is a small Bar & Restaurant, where can enjoy a drink and dinner on the water. 20 minutes away is Carrigaholt, with some great restaurants and ice cream. Then 25 minutes away is Kilkee. This is a very special place. My only regret is that we didn't stay longer, we were only there 2 nights.

Kerry from Bethesda stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in July 2018


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
It is always really so lovely to hear from guests that truly embrace the Landmark experience by cutting off from the world and tuning out from TV and Internet. And when we hear that even the kids enjoyed it as much, well that makes it all worthwhile. Thank you so much for mentioning this in your review and we know sometimes people can be worried about no connection to the outside world but when you stop, relax and take in the surroundings of a location like Loop Head Lightkeeper's House, then it really no longer matters. It actually turns out to be a real break and an excuse to stop and enjoy life in the moment with friends and family. Thank you so much for your support and we do hope to welcome you back again soon.

Amazing location, fantastic experience

Review submitted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Staying in the last house before America, next to a working light house is amazing enough. But the location far out on a narrow spit of land adds to the feeling of being at the end of Ireland and yet cosily settled in a house renovated to modern standards but with a feel of 1930’s.

Charming and a true experience.


from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in June 2018


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to let Irish Landmark Trust know how your recent stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House was. It is a wonderful property, and yes it's location right on the edge of the coast of Ireland is really wonderful. Out of phone coverage, out of electronical distractions, literally out on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. We are very fortunate to take care of this wonderful property and we do hope that you come back to another Irish Landmark Trust self-catering holiday home again in the future.

100

Review submitted on Sun, 06 May 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Loop Head Lightkeeper’s House is very beautiful. Next time we go to Ireland, we will again look at the possibility to stay in such an unique Landmark!
We can advise everybody to consider Loop Head and other Landmark’s


Bonne from Rosmalen stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in April 2018


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for recommending Loop Head Lightkeeper's House to other guests.

The perfect place to escape the manic world!

Review submitted on Sun, 15 Apr 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This was the perfect location for a break. Mary, the manager, was nothing but accommodating. The house was warm and clean. The location was stunning and we were lucky enough to spot pods of dolphins!

Margaret from Oxford stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in April 2018


Darren replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so much for the great review! To see a pod of dolphins was such a bonus, lucky you. Mary is a great House Manager indeed. We're delighted you had such a special time in Loop Head and we hope to welcome you back some day soon.

A place less discovered

Review submitted on Tue, 27 Mar 2018
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Magical, a place to meet with friends leave technology behind enjoy warm fires and a great welcome and stunning scenery!

Brendan from Cork City stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in March 2018


Darren replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the great review. We love to hear of our guests disconnecting for a while from technology to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and spend time with loved ones and friends. Loop Head really is a beautiful spot! we hope you can return sometime soon or visit any of our other unique and beautiful properties.

loop head in winter storms

Review submitted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
wonderfully kept and appointed, cozy and warm. I love and trust all Irish Landmark Trust rentals, and look forward to returning.

Gregory from Philadelphia stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in January 2018


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for you very kind words regarding Irish Landmark Trust and the properties that are in our care. We do hope to welcome you back very soon to another of our 31 self-catering properties located all around the island of Ireland.

A great experience

Review submitted on Mon, 27 Nov 2017
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We recently stayed a few days here. I loved every minute. It was very foggy for most of our stay but that made the lighthouse light even better. There's ample space for 5 people and the comfort of the beds is fantastic. Irish landmark trust were beyond helpful throughout the booking process. The coastline is stunning and it truly feels cut off from everything (but in a very comfortable way). I would recommend this to anyone.

Fiona from Offaly stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in November 2017


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Really lovely to hear that you had a great stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House and that you found the property comfortable for all 5 guests. The lovely thing about staying at a lightkeeper's house is no matter the weather, the property makes you feel safe and secure and like you are having a real adventure! Delighted to hear that the foggy days added to your Irish Landmark experience.

Family of five

Review submitted on Wed, 27 Sep 2017
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We spent a very enjoyable weekend in this unique property in a wonderful location. The house is warm, snug and restored with taste and care to retain the original character. The location is magnificent - huge, dramatic skies and the magical lighthouse beam sweeping the courtyard in the evening. Plenty for the family (including three boys aged 14, 11 and 8) to do in the locality - we swam and walked in Kilkee on a beautiful September day - and good places to eat locally too.

Niamh from Bray stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in September 2017


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
So lovely to hear that you and your family had a fun and adventurous time at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. Wonderful to hear Mother Nature put on a great show as backdrop to the lighthouse for you. Hopefully we get a chance to welcome you to another Irish Landmark property in the future.

A great place to stay

Review submitted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Everything was excellent except for one issue. The shower floor felt very unsafe as it was very slippy when wet. in fact my wife didn't use it because of this issue.



Guest from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2017


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for letting us know about your stay in Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. There is a bath mat for guests to use and I am sorry that this was not on display for you to see during your stay. I will ask the House Manager to make it a bit more visible for future guests.

Unique holiday memory for all the family

Review submitted on Tue, 29 Aug 2017
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We had a lovely warm genuine welcome from Mary on our arrival. The lighthouse was warm, and we settled quickly. It's very well equipped, and had no TV or Wifi which helped us all switch off. The bedroom across from the lighthouse is amazing at night once the light comes on. The tour of the lighthouse gives a unique insight and compliments the stay so well.
If you need a break from the frantic pace of life- look no farther. The children thoroughly enjoyed the cottage, played with the board games, and spent ages with the binoculars, and gazing at the keepers light.


Denise from Kilkenny stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2017


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Wonderful to hear that you had a lovely time at Loophead Lightkeeper's House and really embraced our no WiFi and TV ethos. It really is so great to read when people share our passion to really switch off and reconnect with family and friends or even enjoy some alone time away from the busy world. The light from the lighthouse really is super special and we are so happy to hear that the children in your group had fun. Hopefully it sparked their imaginations and lot of stories were told.

An extraordinary experience

Review submitted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
It was a marvelous stay in an extraordinary location. Good for relaxing, walking and just being at ease.

Irene from Rheinfelden stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 7 nights in July 2017


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted to hear that you had a nice and relaxing stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. We hope that you get another chance to stay at an Irish Landmark Trust property sometime in the future.

Splendid isolation

Review submitted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We had 2 nights / ond full day out there as a Family of four. Twins 16,5 years of age. Wonderful place, as we like remote places, especially light houses. We got key and briefing from a very friendly lady. There is a very well restored building, so there is only you at the place. From 10am to 6pm lots of visitors nearby, but not disturbing. Out of These hours absolutely calm. You only hear the wind in the fireplace. What to do: walk around the lighthous along the cliffs: wonderful. You see birds hatching in there nests.
Great Kilbaha Galery and Crafts Shop with Caffee in the village - pay especial Attention to the genious Knitwear of Ekotree, which is offered there. You can visit the designer and Producer in Doolin (near the cliffs of Moher).
The Little Ark at Kilbaha Church is very touching indeed.
The visit of the lighthous itself was very interesting, the guides are nice and competent (the Team is completely independent from the Irish Landmark Trust).


Martin from Graz stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in July 2017


Booking Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. It is set on such a stunning location and I am delighted to hear that you had some great weather to enjoy walks along the cliffs and to do a spot of bird-watching. The lighthouse itself and visitor center does get busy during the summer season but I am glad to hear that you had the evenings to yourself to enjoy the peace and quiet that comes with staying at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. We hope to welcome you back perhaps in the future at another Irish Landmark Trust property.

A great family get together

Review submitted on Sun, 30 Jul 2017
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We spent four sunny, windy, lovely days as a family of four - two parents and two college student children. Absolutely loved Loop head. Grat views, comfy beds, good kitchen, and the entire lighthouse area was only ours after 6 pm. The guides during the day are friendly and funny. There is a steady stream of visitors and one of two campervans in the car park outside the lighthouse compound but it mostly felt very isolated and was peaceful. It was nice to be kept awake by birds instead of traffic, and there are many walks and trails with springy grass and spectacular views. Just remarkable.

Mary from London stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in July 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your lovely feedback, would love to see you back in the near future.

Worth the trip but bring supplies

Review submitted on Sat, 08 Jul 2017
2.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
3.0
Location
3.0
Value
2.0
Customer
Service
3.0
Beautiful location. Spartan amenities (no coffee) and limited local options for groceries or dining. Generally clean but not suitable to have a baby on the floor.

Guest from Minneeapolis stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in June 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed your stay.

Romantic hideaway

Review submitted on Mon, 03 Jul 2017
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We booked the Lighthouse Keeper's house just for the two of us during our weekend wedding.

Mary, the property manager and the Lighthouse staff could not have been nicer.

It was magic to return "home" each evening; go for a walk across the headland; enjoy the different views over a pot of tea in the upstairs sitting room (four seasons in as many days) ... and finally the Lighthouse itself when it came on around 10pm. Dawn walks were even better!

While the Lighthouse is a longish drive from some of the peninsula's attractions, it's all very doable in day or half day trips and there is so much to see and do in the immediate area.

This isolated house is an intravert's paradise - wonderful for recharging the batteries.

We have been bitten by the bug and will certainly book another Landmark Trust holiday!


Rose from Clare stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in June 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
So glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your lovely comments, would love to see you back in the near future.

Our May week at Loop Head

Review submitted on Thu, 25 May 2017
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We had a lovely holiday in Loop Head. the accommodation was great - very relaxing and refreshing. The people in the locality are very friendly and helpful. The food in the local restaurant was delicious as was the meat we bought from the butchers in Kilkee. There was plenty to see and do every day. All in all a great holiday

Maura from Athenry stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 7 nights in May 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review , we are really delighted you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon.

Windswept Breakaway

Review submitted on Tue, 23 May 2017
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Just back from three lovely nights @ loop head. The cottage is very comfy and snug. Mary had the heating on so it was perfect. My fifth landmark trust stay and not my last. Just perfect. No phone signal, no TV. Just good company, books and a few bottles of fizz!

Evonne from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2017


Amazing spot,,,,,,,,,potential to be great even in depths of winter. Warm & comfortable.

Review submitted on Thu, 04 May 2017
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
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Frank from Portlaoise stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in April 2017


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to let Irish Landmark know how you enjoyed your stay. We are delighted you had a nice time. Hopefully we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to another Irish Landmark Trust property in the future.

Comments

Review submitted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Everyone was very welcoming and made our stay enjoyable. The location was stunning and the house was very warm and comfortable. It was a real getaway!

Cliodhna O'leary from Skerries stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in April 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your feedback, we are so delighted you enjoyed your stay, would love you to come back and see us in the future.

Fantastic time

Review submitted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We had a fantastic stay at Loop Head Lighthouse. The place was magnificent and Mary the house manager did everything she could for us. We were so lucky as the weather was perfect.
The house was so comfortable and cosy , you felt like a princess walking up in the morning. Would highly recommended staying here. Gail


Gail from Clonakilty stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in April 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
We are really delighted you enjoyed your stay, it is always nice top hear what our guests think, come back again soon.

A piece of Heaven

Review submitted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This was our third time staying here and each time I'm amazed at the beauty. The house is amazing and kept to a very high standard

Guest from Tallaght stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your feedback, we are really delighted you enjoyed your stay at Loop , come back again soon.

Wonderful stay

Review submitted on Mon, 09 Jan 2017
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Fabulous location. Excellent property to visit. Lights on both sides of the beds would be an asset. Cushions in living room. All in all a fantastic stay. Excellent.

Peter from Co. Kilkenny stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in January 2017


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for the lovely feedback, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon.

Wonderful stay

Review submitted on Wed, 23 Nov 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Accommodation was absolutely excellent

Loved all the old books!

Will certainly try another landmark trust property


Grainne from London stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in November 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for the lovely feedback, would love to see you back perhaps at another one of our properties.

Hallowe'en break on the Wild Atlantic Way!

Review submitted on Tue, 22 Nov 2016
4.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
A favourite haunt re-visited Loop head is a wonderful place and the lighthouse keeper's cottage is the nicest place to stay!

Elizabeth from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in October 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head, it's always nice to hear what our guests think, come back again soon.

Loop Head

Review submitted on Wed, 16 Nov 2016
3.5
out of 5

Guest doesn't recommend this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
4.0
Location
4.0
Value
2.0
Customer
Service
4.0
The place is expensive at over €450 for 2 nights in winter and there was only 4 briquettes and no matches on arrival. there should be enough fuel for the weekend at these prices. The decor is OK only and there was almost no hot water for showers,.
There needs a general upgrade and definitely a second full bathroom and better downstairs beds.
Overall no extra pillows or blankets .
Mary who runs the is fabulous. Tom who lives there could have offered us a lighthouse tour but was out all the time.
I'd be slow to go back without better upgrade and have been to other trust houses we loved.

Pat


Pat from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in November 2016


Excellent 3 night stay!

Review submitted on Tue, 08 Nov 2016
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
My wife and I stayed for three nights - and this was our 8th stay in an ILT property and our 3rd stay at a lighthouse. Mary met us upon arrival and showed us everything we needed to know. We had a terrific time. The lighthouse is remote and quiet and the views are awesome. We enjoyed some great walks, and we drove all over the Loop Head peninsula. We also met Tom, the caretaker, and had a great discussion with him. It just so happened the the lighthouse was undergoing an upgrade of its electronics, and we were permitted to go up into it and meet the technician. Very cool experience. Mary also recommended a local restaurant called the Long Dock, located in Carrigaholt (as a funny aside - my hearing is not what it once was and I thought Mary said "Lone Duck" instead of "Long Dock". My wife and I had a few yuks over that). But I must say that the meal at the Long Dock was the best either of us have had in recent memory. Do not miss it. Thanks to Mary, Tom and the folks at ILT for another memorable stay. Can't wait till next year's visit!

Paul from Villa Rica stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in October 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your wonderful feedback, it's always great to hear what our guests think, really delighted you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head , would love to see you back perhaps at another one of our properties.

Amazing. You will forget you brought your phone or tab.

Review submitted on Tue, 11 Oct 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I would recommend Loop Head Lighthouse cottage to anyone who wants a unique experience in a spacious house with an old world atmosphere that will make you want to leave your phone or tab switched off.

It’s less than a four hour journey from Dublin to the house. And once you’re in there soaking up the ambience, you won’t want to leave. Wake up to astonishing views across the Shannon estuary to Kerry or back up the Clare coast towards Galway. Spend the day walking, cycling, or driving the scenic coastal roads around Loop Head. And when the sun sets into the Atlantic, watch the beams from the great light sweep out across the ocean, or kick off your shoes in the reading room, and travel back in time100 years where all you can hear is the wind, the waves, and the crackle of the fire. And, who knows, if you listen hard enough, you might just imagine that creaky floorboard upstairs may well be something else. The reading room was just made for telling ghost stories.

Our brilliant house manager, Mary Geaney, ensured our visit went flawlessly. We will certainly return.


Colm from Henan stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in October 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, it's always great to hear what our guests think, would love to see you back perhaps at another one of our properties.

A wonderful location for a break from it all

Review submitted on Thu, 08 Sep 2016
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
A fantastic place, with everything one needs for a break. Cozy wood burner, characterful rooms and the perfect location if you want to lose yourself in nature.

Guest from London stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in September 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your lovely feedback, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, come back again soon.

Unique

Review submitted on Sun, 04 Sep 2016
4.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
4.0
The good people of the Irish Landmark Trust who look after the lighthouse and guests therein (three Marys and Tom) are warm, friendly and welcoming. A unique property in a great part of the world.

Stephen from Gordon Park stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in August 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, so glad you enjoyed your stay, it's always great to hear nice comments, come back again soon.

Loop head lighthouse cottage review

Review submitted on Thu, 11 Aug 2016
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
The cottage is full of character and well equipped. The decor is tasteful and completely in keeping with the cottage, its age and the location. We had a fantastic four nights there and will be considering another Irish Landmark Trust property for hour annual summer Ireland holiday next year. We will certainly recommend the Loop Head cottage to friends.

Daniel from London stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in August 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, would love to see you back perhaps at another one of our properties.

Staying at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage, Loophead

Review submitted on Fri, 29 Jul 2016
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
The main attraction of staying at Loophead is the location. The views are stunning, the back of the house faces across the Shannon estuary to Kerry. The front faces the lighthouse, but with proper working shutters on the windows, the light at night is not a problem. The cottage is cosy, warm and very comfortable and has all mod cons necessary but with no phone or TV - which is actually one of the benefits - a wonderful place to get away from everything. There are plenty of walks, from which the views of the cliffs are spectacular and the lighthouse is open to the public during the summer months - and is well worth a visit to see the surrounding sea and countryside from the top. Loophead is a wonderful place to relax and unwind.



Clodagh from Clondalkin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in July 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, its always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, come back again soon.

A wonderful break away

Review submitted on Tue, 26 Jul 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This was a real treat - idyllic location, beautifully kept property full of quaint charm coupled with modern comforts. The welcome and customer service was very friendly and responsive to any of our questions. I would highly recommend it and will certainly be checking out other Irish Landmark Trust properties for future holidays.

Carol from Dublin 5 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in July 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
So glad you enjoyed your stay, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, come back again soon.

Great location in an amazing surrounding

Review submitted on Sun, 24 Jul 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We spent 5 days in this lovely location. It is very authentic, but modern at the same time. The surrounding is amazing. Step out of the door, take a loop walk around the lighthouse and you will experience nice landscape, views and wildlife. Coming back to the lighthouse you can prepare your meal in an excellent equipped kitchen, relax in front of the fireplace or continue watching out for dolphins in the reading room on the second floor. We will come back one day!

Nicole from Mainz stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 5 nights in July 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, it's always nice to hear what our guests think.

Enjoyable break

Review submitted on Wed, 13 Jul 2016
4.2
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We stayed for 3 nights. Its a lovely location to get away from it all. The staff were all very helpful. Enjoyed going out dolphin watching and visit down to bridges of Ross.

Gerry from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in July 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for taking the time to write this review, would love to see you back in the near future.

A great break

Review submitted on Sun, 10 Jul 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
If you have never stayed on a lighthouse property this is one to go for,had a
Lovely time here people were very friendly and had a great time talking with Tom the keeper,hope to return as it has a lot of good memories for me


Joe from Co Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon.

As a child dream came true

Review submitted on Fri, 24 Jun 2016
3.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
3.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
3.0
During these days we enjoyed the lighthouse because of his unforgettable athmosphere, because of his amazing view. Particularly my family and I have loved the smell of the ocean. Unfortunately we didn't have the opportunity to see whales and dolphins, we only saw hares. We had an extraordinary holydays at loop haed lighthouse and we certainly have to return there

Paolo from Brescia stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in June 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Really delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your feedback, come back again soon in the near future.

Best Birthday present ever!

Review submitted on Tue, 21 Jun 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I was celebrating a significant birthday and have always loved Lighthouses so when we arrived at Loop Head on a sunny Friday afternoon it was so lovely to see the Lighthouse gleaming in the sunshine. Kay gave us a lovely tour of the Lighthouse after we had unpacked and it turned out to be just us which meant we had lots of time to take in the views and hear Kay's interesting information. The weather was beautiful that evening and Saturday morning and it was lovely to sit out the front with the birthday cake and our own private view of the lighthouse before the gates opened to the public. Saturday's weather then turned stormy which gave us the perfect excuse to repair to the small room upstairs looking out to sea, where we spent the day reading, chatting, drinking cups of tea (and perhaps a tipple or two) and monitoring the ships going up and down. Sunday was also stormy when we were packing up to leave but we were able to experience all the seasons during our stay, and the lovely smell of new mown grass from Tom's endeaours on Saturday added to all the senses. A really lovely way to spend a Birthday.......unforgettable.

Noel from Dublin 16. stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in June 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, would love to see you back in the near future.

Far enough from everything for real peace and close enough to everything for discovery

Review submitted on Sun, 19 Jun 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We loved our stay, my 7 year old nephew thought standing where star wars was shot a couple of weeks prior was the best thing ever. The little cafe/art shop down the road was lovely and we felt that the minute we said we were staying in the light house the ladies at the coffee shop, or the guys in Keating's just adopted us and we were treated like locals and that was very enjoyable. We had loads of activities planned so we didn't stay during the day at the house but I would love to come back to just do that

Amel from Dublin 9 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in June 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your feedback, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, come back again soon :)

A place to escape to

Review submitted on Sat, 18 Jun 2016
3.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
Spectacular location, and house provided comfortable shelter from the gusts of wind and rain. Meeting and greeting went smoothly with some very helpful advice. However would have liked to have a wood store for the log burner, or else details of where we could source logs, kindling etc.

Guest from Colwyn Bay stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in June 2016


Solitude and Rugged Splendor on the Wild Atlantic Way

Review submitted on Mon, 06 Jun 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
The Loop Head Lightkeeper's house can easily accommodate two couples, making it a relative bargain. It is also a great base of operations for exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. The walled compound meant we could let our young daughter run free without fearing for a fall from the unprotected cliff edges nearby. A unique experience.

Steve from New York stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your great feedback, it's always nice to hear what our guests think, come back again soon.

Lovely

Review submitted on Wed, 18 May 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Always been a dream to stay at a lighthouse and it did not disappoint. Amazing houses well kitted out. Friendly people and we were exceptionally lucky with the weather!

Karen from Castlebar, Co Mayo stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your lovely review, so delighted you enjoyed your day, it's always nice to hear what our guests think, come back again soon.

Cold but elsewhise excellent cottage

Review submitted on Sun, 01 May 2016
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Very delightfull renovated cottage in a superb place with great views. The only disadvantage was that the cottage was difficult to heat, especially the kitchen.

Arent from Kungälv stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 5 nights in April 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon :)

Beautiful place to stay

Review submitted on Mon, 04 Apr 2016
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
very nice house, very warm, a good working fire place, beautiful view from one bedroom to the lighthouse, interesting guided tour to the lighthouse, warm welcome at the house, enought space in the house for 4 adults

Susanne from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in March 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, so glad you enjoyed your stay, would love to see you back in the near future.

Wonderful experience

Review submitted on Sun, 03 Apr 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Just got back from a fantastic 3 days in Loop Head. We had the best weather and blue skies which helped make it an even more wonderful experience. We loved it from the get- go and felt like we were thrown back into another time and atmosphere. Mary met us and was so nice and helpful. Another Mary at the lighthouse was a fountain of information and knowledge .The house was so warm and cosy, the beds were really comfortable. We had great fun with no TV, playing cards and games and looking at the flashing lights from the lighthouse at night. There's a great feeling of community pride everywhere, from the lighthouse to Liz and Ailish in the gallery to the Long Dock restaraunt. Can't wait to visit another Irish Landmark Trust property. We would highly recommend it.

Lynda from Dungarvan, stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in March 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the wonderful feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay at loop, it's always nice to hear what our guests think, would love to see you back in the near future.

Loop Head Light-keeper's House.

Review submitted on Sat, 19 Mar 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We thoroughly enjoyed our mid-week stay at Loop Head .lt was extra special for one of our party as her grandfather was a principal Light-keeper there in the 1930's.
Decor ,comfort and the warmth of the house when we arrived was very much appreciated.The locals were most welcoming too and we would highly recommend Bernie and Helen Keating's pub and Ailish and Liz from The Henry Blake Craft and Coffee shop.
The kitchen was well stocked with delph,cutlery,pots and Pyrex dishes.The bulbs at the bottom of the stairs need replacing and we thought that a white strip of paint on the top step of the stairs would be a safety feature for outlining the first step when descending . All in all we would recommend the Light-keeper's House .


Guest from Mayo stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in March 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, would love to see you back perhaps at another one of our properties.

Such a treat to stay in this wonderful place.

Review submitted on Tue, 09 Feb 2016
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Loop head is spectacular, even more so when arriving in the middle of a storm, which we did. There is something magical about going through the gates, and driving up to the lighthouse, surrounded by teeming rain and wild weather . There was a lovely cozy lit stove waiting for us in the house, which was very welcoming.
The house is very well kitted out, the kitchen has more than enough pots and pans, the furniture is comfortable, and the beds box sprung. The decor is charming, the traditional colours that were in the house initially are used as accents in the house.
There is a single room with a double bed downstairs, then a sizeable doubke room, and a room with 2 single beds upstairs. The views from upstairs are impressive, but the stairs is not suitable if you have mobility issues.
The is a radio, but no television, making for long lovely evenings relaxing, talking, reading, playing board games. Lovely!
There are some lovely coastal drives, and spectacular walks locally. The Long Dock in Carraigaholt does top notch food.
I highly recommend a stay here, we were sorry we didn't have a longer stay.


Nicola from D8 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in January 2016


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, so nice to hear such positive feedback, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties, come back again soon :)

Fantastic days and breathtaking views in the loop head

Review submitted on Wed, 27 Jan 2016
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Wir verbrachten ein wunderschönes Winterwochenende auf dem Loop Head in einer wunderschönen Unterkunft sie sehr gut beheizt war und an der es an nichts fehlte. Ideal für Leute die die Ruhe und Einsamkeit lieben. Der Leuchtturm und die Klippen sind atemberaubend schön. Wir kommen sicher noch einmal wieder.

Rainer from Kesseling stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in January 2016


Eamonn

Review submitted on Wed, 27 Jan 2016
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
What a wonderful place to stay. Everything as it should be, the peace and wonderful area. This is all within easy reach of Kerry via the ferry or Clare

Eamonn from Tallaght, Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in January 2016


A lovely Time was had by all.

Review submitted on Thu, 10 Dec 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We loved The Lightkeepers house and had such a lovely time.
Mary, the lady that looks after it was so very kind and kept us informed when the electricity was off due to the Storm Desmond.
We landed late due to work commitments and this was no bother for her.She had the house so cozy for us.
It was all such a nice experience and I couldn't recommend it higher .


Jacqueline from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in December 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
So Glad you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head, We are really delighted to hear such nice feedback, would love to see you back in the near future.

Magic at World's End!

Review submitted on Tue, 24 Nov 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I urge everyone to stay at Loop Head lighthouse !
Mary had the building as warm as toast .the location is unbeatable and the sound of the storm (from the sitting room!) was wonderful !
It leaves you with the feeling of
"Must return". A word of caution ! Bring basic food and fuel supplies !


Brigid from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in November 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it's always nice to hear what our guests think, would love to see you back in the future, perhaps at another one of our properties.

The perfect 'escape from it all'

Review submitted on Tue, 17 Nov 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I spent three glorious nights in the lightkeeper's house in the middle of a stormy November and it was the perfect way to decompress and escape from my busy life. It was great wandering out in the wind and rain and then getting cosy by the fire with the shutters drawn and a gin and tonic in hand. I'll be back!

Julian from Greystones stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in November 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, really delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, look forward to your return.

Lynda McCormack

Review submitted on Fri, 23 Oct 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We loved Loop Head lighthouse, this was a very comfortable house, very warm and the beds were every comfortable. We would highly recommend this to anybody looking to stay somewhere a little different for a weekend and we will definitely try to come back soon.

Lynda from Cavan stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in October 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time writing this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, would love to see you back in the near future.

Loop Head Lightkeeper's House

Review submitted on Wed, 26 Aug 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We absolutely loved our stay at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House. The drive to meet the House was incredible & the surrounding environment was beautiful! The interior had a nautical feel in keeping with the coast & sea. A real gem.

Guest from St Austell stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in August 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay at loop Head , it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties.

Just a wee comment

Review submitted on Wed, 26 Aug 2015
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I think for the price you pay and for better reviews I think there should be a free trip to the lighthouse I think asking people to pay to go up and see it it's a bit Irish

Padraig from Co Clare stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2015


Loop Head Lighthouse

Review submitted on Mon, 24 Aug 2015
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
What a glorious spot.A little off the beaten track, yet near some wonderful spots, like the craft shop and eatery in Kilbaha.
Views from along the cliff trail are amazing. Put your back to the lighthouse at night and watch the beams reach out to sea.


Guest from Temple City stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in August 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your stay would love to see you back in the future.

Loop head light house

Review submitted on Mon, 17 Aug 2015
3.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
3.0
The location was excellent. Lovely house. Great walks. Clare is a great county to visit.
On the downside, I lit the kitchen fire and smoke bellowed into the whole house. Should not be lit. Also our son got bitten several times from sleeping in travel cot. Other than that really enjoyable time.


Eamonn from newbridge, stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 5 nights in July 2015


Highlight of our trip

Review submitted on Sun, 16 Aug 2015
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Our stay in the Loop Head Lightkeeper's House was the highlight of our trip.
It was exactly what we expected and more. It felt like a home that had been lived in for years which had been slowly and carefully updated to provide modern living in a basic setting. Thanks to Mary for the help and assistance.

Donal


Guest from Ratoath stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in August 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, really delighted you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon.

Quiet and beautiful

Review submitted on Wed, 01 Jul 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This was a highlight. So very nice to be away from the crowds. Never have we experienced such kind and generous people as from Kilbaha, especially at the Pub "Keatings" and at the Giftshop. The pub owner sat and visited with us for quite awhile, and his young daughter even came out to visit with our daughter of similar age (even being treated to a candy bar). The gift shop owner, upon hearing that our son had just proposed marriage at the lighthouse, even gave them a gift bag of goodies. These Irish seem to me to be some of the friendliest in the world.
The hike around the lighthouse property was breathtaking. The keepers home, where we stayed, was like being transported back in time, and very comfortable. Thank you Landmark properties for making this possible.


Rhonda/j from Decorah stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in June 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, so glad you enjoyed your stay would love to see you back in the near future.

Wonderful location on wild Irish coast

Review submitted on Sun, 14 Jun 2015
4.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
4.0
Wonderful week spent at Loop Head Lighthouse keepers cottage. Comfortable, spacious with character and charm. Outstanding views with cliff walks straight from the front door. Memories for a lifetime.

Guest from Sydney stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 7 nights in June 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it's always nice to hear such positive feedback and always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties.

Loop Head Lighthouse cottage

Review submitted on Fri, 05 Jun 2015
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Beautiful location. Great house. Cosy and full of character. Weather was wild but didn't take from the stay. A little on the expensive side for effectively a cottage stay.

Guest from Co Kildare. stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
So glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for this review , would love to see you back in the future.

A Thrilling Experience

Review submitted on Sun, 31 May 2015
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We really enjoyed our stay in the lightkeepers house for two days. The different rooms are nicely furnished. The different pieces of furniture perfectly fit together. We were impressed when Kilian (Mary's son) showed us around. Although the first day was very stormy the house was warm and cosy. At the second evening we all enjoyed sitting near the warm fire in the oven, conversing and reading books. We found a lot of interesting ones in the shelves. What a blessing to have no TV or Internet. Really a time to relax and to wind down. The three of us loved to do the cliff walks around the lighthouse and were happy to see dolphins in the Shannon. A must is the exhibition and the lighthouse itself (5,- € per person). We listened to the last lighthouse keeper and his wife coments in a video when they related how life was with three children more than thirty years ago. We can imagine that this is a wonderful place for kids although its remote. Briquettes for the fire place you can get in Cross and the sea food in the Long Dock Pub in Carrigaholt is excellent.


Guest from Tuebingen stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Really delighted you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head , thank you for this review and lovely feedback, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties.

Loop Head - next stop New York

Review submitted on Wed, 20 May 2015
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
This is a great place to get away from it all and get back to basics. No TV and no Wi-Fi really add to the experience and the location is simply stunning - surrounded on 3 sides by lofty cliffs with the wild Atlantic thrashing below. The accomadation is a throwback to by gone days but in the nicest possible way and the beds are unbelievebly comfortable. Not to far down the road (3 miles), you have Keatings Pub in Kilbaha where you will find lovely pints of guinness , very good food and plenty of it and lots of people mad to have a chat. My wife, our 14 year old son, the dog and myself simply loved this weekend and Loop Head.

Guest from Athlone stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your lovely feedback , would love to see you back in the future.

Loop Head - next stop New York

Review submitted on Wed, 20 May 2015
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
This is a great place to get away from it all and get back to basics. No TV and no Wi-Fi really add to the experience and the location is simply stunning - surrounded on 3 sides by lofty cliffs with the wild Atlantic thrashing below. The accomadation is a throwback to by gone days but in the nicest possible way and the beds are unbelievebly comfortable. Not to far down the road (3 miles), you have Keatings Pub in Kilbaha where you will find lovely pints of guinness , very good food and plenty of it and lots of people mad to have a chat. My wife, our 14 year old son, the dog and myself simply loved this weekend and Loop Head.

Guest from Athlone stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2015


loophead

Review submitted on Tue, 19 May 2015
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
4.0
the house is beatiful and very cosy and warm. we really enjoy our stay, the old furniture and books are beautiful and the scenery is spectacular.The house is not in perfect state, it could do with some painting done and with more care in some of the furniture but it is ok.
we walked a lot along the cliffs and we took the boat dolphinwatch.Our dog enjoy a lot too.
in general, we really enjoy and I will come back happily again.


Guest from Maynooth stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2015


HAD A GOOD TIME AT LOOP HEAD

Review submitted on Tue, 19 May 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
A very pleasant and relaxing stay and a good way to get away from it all - including television.
A special place for special people .... but what a place to be at night when the lighthouse is working and you are away from the rest of the world.


Guest from Co. Cork stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2015


A place to unwind and destress

Review submitted on Sun, 12 Apr 2015
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We were met at a time that suited us by the very helpful Mary. The lighthouse keeper Tom was most helpful filling in the history of the Lighthouse. The property was in excellent condition and you couldn't expect a better location. Fantasic for walks in the area. I would suggest sticking to the North side of the head. Overall it was a very relaxing location ideal for all ages young and old.

Guest from Tipperary stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in April 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this review and nice feedback , so glad you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon :)

Enjoyable stay on the Wild Atlantic Coast

Review submitted on Sun, 29 Mar 2015
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
My 84-year-old mother loves the sea and the wind and has always wanted to stay in a lighthouse so we decided to book this property. Although not actually staying in a lighthouse (Loop Head is a working lighthouse) the keeper's house was the next best thing. Cosy and quaint with no distractions - WIFI or TV - there was much reading and card playing on our two night stay. My husband was delighted with his 15km guided walk of the head with local guide Laura Foley despite the awful weather that day. As it was March the local restaurants were not open and we ate in both nights. The location is fairly remote and the position on the cliffs really makes you feel at the last stop before America. A unique and enjoyable stay.

Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in March 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for your positive feedback, delighted you enjoyed your stay, would love to see you back perhaps at another magical Irish Landmark.

A peaceful stay

Review submitted on Fri, 20 Mar 2015
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We arrived at the house after a 4 hour drive. We were met by Mary who looks after the house, she gave us a very good brief on how the fridge,microwave, dishwasher, hob and ovens work. The tour of the house was welcoming and the beds were made, the lovely little fire box made the sitting room all the more homely. The house was warm and ready for us tired weary travelers. The scenery was just out of this world. The fact fact that there was no TV or Wi-Fi on site made it all the more relaxing. There was plenty of reading material and books for all ages that cover history, tours around the local area as well as Co. Clare and novels for those not interested in non fiction. The area is very private and secluded and this adds to the relaxation. Plenty of places to eat with lovely local family run restaurants. The coastal walks are a little dangerous so young children do need to be supervised when venturing outside the enclosed area of the lighthouse. Yes a well worth brake. We felt relaxed and ready for the weeks ahead. Tom the lighthouse keeper passed on his knowledge of lighthouses and how and why they work the way they do. A great time was had by all.

Guest from Roscommon stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in March 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the great feedback, so glad you had a nice time, would love to see you back perhaps at another one of our properties.

Brilliant

Review submitted on Wed, 04 Mar 2015
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
What an amazing place!!! I loved every minute of it !!!!!!!!!the Irish landmark trust were super super helpful. Everything was quite easy and stress free.

James from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this review, it's always great to hear such positive feedback, would love to see you back in the future.

Out of this world

Review submitted on Wed, 25 Feb 2015
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
A truly unique place in an oft neglected part of Clare. This is the perfect location to simply be. We walked, we ate and slept like I have not slept in quite some time. The house is perfect, upstairs rooms with amazing views and the kitchen is well equiped for cooking up a storm.We had unseasonably good weather for February but I can only imagine how truly special a location this would be in the height of summer. Worth noting as well to bring bikes if you are interested in the Loop Head cycle route.
I cannot recommend enough and as always well done to the Irish Landmark trust team - 5 star service from start to finish.


Guest from Dublin 9 stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2015


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this review, delighted you enjoyed your stay, would love to see you back in the near future :)

New Years Eve in Loop Head Light keepers House

Review submitted on Tue, 06 Jan 2015
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
This was a return visit for myself but a first for my partner. We stayed over the New Year holiday and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Mary, the house manager, was as friendly as ever and made sure the house was lovely and warm for our arrival on a wet and windy afternoon. On New Years Day we walked to the Bridges of Ross, a 12km round trip, but beautiful and well worth it. It was a real pleasure returning, wet and cold, to such a warm and cosy house. The cliffs around the house are breathtaking and have to be seen to be believed. A new addition since my last stay was the dishwasher, which was very welcome! A perfect getaway in a really stunning part of the world.
We will definitely be returning to this very special house and thanks to the landmark trust for keeping it so well.We were both extremely happy and a little sad to have to leave!


Guest from Bray stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in December 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the feedback, delighted you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head , it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties.

Holiday at the edge of the world

Review submitted on Sun, 16 Nov 2014
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
The property provided a dramatic scene when I arrived in the dark, the lighthouse guiding us along the dark country road! Every room was kitted out in good taste. The kitchen was a very welcoming space where I spent most of my time drinking tea and enjoying the quality of light that came in through the dual aspect windows. Just a few minutes walk from this calm kitchen were stunning cliffs that rival those at Moher.

A small gripe is that there were some mice in the property. This didn't bother myself or the other guests too much, it is normal in an old house at this time of year. I think if a trap is being set then the trap should be checked regularly, to prevent unpleasant odours and I don't think poison is appropriate to use in a dog friendly house as a dog may also ingest the poison. Luckily the poisoned mouse was spotted (and disposed of) before the dog did.


Guest from Fethard stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in November 2014


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Loop Head. I am glad you got to experiance the dramatic setting of the lighthouse, it is such a magical place. Regarding your note I have passed this on to the House Manager. Unfortunately at this time of year there is the possibility in older buildings of this occuring however, we do our very best to ensure our guests stay are not effected.

Halloween break in loop head

Review submitted on Sat, 08 Nov 2014
4.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
4.0
Excellent break in Clare. Walks every day on the beautiful headland. Comfortable house and comfortable beds and cosy stove to aid evenings 'round the fireside. A very enjoyable week away.

Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 6 nights in October 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the comments, glad you enjoyed your stay at Loop Head, it's always a pleasure to let guests enjoy our properties.

Old building at the end of the world.

Review submitted on Sat, 25 Oct 2014
3.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
2.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
3.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Fantastic location on headland. Plenty to do in the area with beaches, short walks, dolphin watching and island visiting. Very interesting to climb the lighthouse and see the views.

Guest from Colchester stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 7 nights in September 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the feedback,so glad your stay at Loop Head was enjoyable.

3 magical days in Loop Head:

Review submitted on Mon, 06 Oct 2014
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
My sister, an american visitor and I spent a truly memorable few days exploring this little corner of Co Clare.
We arrived at the Light House on Fri afternoon in full sunshine and were greeted by Mary Greaney - the caretaker of this ILT property. She is a lovely host and settled us into our temporary home without any fuss. The house is cosy and quirky - furnished in an appropriate manner to suit the house and the needs of visitors. The kitchen is particularly well equipped - unlike most standard self-catering houses. We had 'Indian Summer' weather for our stay - and explored the headland beyond the lighthouse twice - the amazing skies changing from minute to minute - I can only imagine how dramatic it would be to stay there in stormy weather - I hope I can come and stay again! Thank you ILT and Mary!


Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in September 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the wonderful comments, looking forward to seeing you in another Irish Landmark again.

A magical place

Review submitted on Sat, 04 Oct 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
We stayed at Loop Head for 3 nights in September. It is a magical place, wonderful scenery on the headland and lovely weather. The house was perfect, warm, comfortable, yet restored to its original state. We visited the Bridges of Ross and the Little Ark, both worthwhile. Keatings pub does excellent food. Our visit lived up to expectations, it was a unique experience being beside the light at night, especially the foggy night.

Guest from Kilkenny stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in September 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this review,delighted you enjoyed your stay, come back again soon.

Magic....

Review submitted on Thu, 25 Sep 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
Include a visit to the lighthouse in the cost of ones stay. To pay another 5 Euro is silly since one is staying in the lighthouse keepers house. Otherwise: fantastic!

William from Ny stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2014


Two night stay

Review submitted on Sat, 20 Sep 2014
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
I thought that the location of the accommodation was beautiful. The house was spotless and there were teabags and some other bits and pieces left in the kitchen, which I thought was a nice touch. The kitchen is very well equipped and maybe you would consider highlighting this to prospective guests, it is a lovely space in which to cook a meal.

The only complaint I would make is that I think that it should be free for guests to tour the lighthouse itself, given that they have already paid for the accommodation.



Guest from Cork stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in September 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your suggestion as the Lighthouse is owned by the CIL we do not have access to the tours,we will discuss it with the CIL, hope you return the the near future.

A great experience

Review submitted on Tue, 02 Sep 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
3.0
Everything was perfect, the lighthouse was beautiful and clean, the housekeeper so friendly, the loneliness in the night so great! We loved it, we painted in a nice summer sunny day the lighthouse and the see. Beautiful Ireland, lovely people. Thanks for everything

Guest from Milan stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in August 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this lovely review,delighted you enjoyed your stay, would love to see you back in the near future.

Blown away

Review submitted on Mon, 01 Sep 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
We spend a wonderful three nights at Loop Head Lighthouse. The location is spectacular. We love staying in Landmark properties and this one did not disappoint. The area is well worth a visit and the lighthouse is such a treasure.

Guest from London stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in August 2014


Bookings Officer replied more than 1 year ago
Hello Geoff. Delighted to hear you enpjoyed Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for your 3 nights get away. All our properties are so special to us so it is lovely to hear when someone loves them as much as we do.

wonderful place to be

Review submitted on Sun, 27 Jul 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
3.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Loop Head Lighthouse is a perfect place to calm down, also in summer days. The house is clean, everything you need is there. We would like to come again!

Guest from Zurich stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in July 2014


Enjoyable stay overall

Review submitted on Thu, 10 Jul 2014
4.2
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
3.0
Location
5.0
Value
3.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We stayed at Loop Head in early July. Overall it was a very enjoyable weekend with lots to do both in and around Loop Head and also in the East Clare area. The county itself and Loop Head in particular is well marketed to tourists. We had high hopes given its much publicised Irish Times accolade as the best place to holiday in Ireland, and we weren't disappointed.

Mary who looks after the property was lovely to deal with and extremely accommodating.

The house itself was lovely. The rooms upstairs were in great condition. Downstairs it was a little worn looking, in particular the kitchen and bathroom. I realise this is because of its popularity and down to regular wear and tear from users.

What I hadn't expected were the regular tours of the Lighthouse nearby. This meant small groups of tourists at the end of the garden each day. The flipside of this of course was that we too did the Lighthouse tour. This was great and the guides were lovely and very knowledgable about the Lighthouse and the area. Another surprise was the second house next to the Landmark Trust house. The ground floor houses a small exhibition on the history of the Lighthouse (open to the public and part of the Lighthouse tour). The upper floors seem to be in residential use and to our surprise the house was occupied on at least 2 of the 3 nights of our weekend stay. My issue is that neither of these points is mentioned on the Irish Landmark Trust website. The attraction for me - and I think others - of staying in one of the Landmark Trust properties, especially one of their lighthouses which are typically in remote locations, is the "getting away from it all" aspect. The occupants of the neighbouring house and the tourists, took away from the feeling of privacy and seclusion we were looking for. I never felt that the property was fully "ours" for the weekend.


Guest from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in July 2014


Irene replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you Joan for your lovely review of Loophead Lightkeeper's House. We are delighted that you had a lovely time in the Loophead area. It is a beautiful part of the country. In relation to your note about the tours to the lighthouse close to the Lightkeeper's House we have taken on board that a note should be made of this on the website. Whilst the confirmation sent to our guests does state that the Lightkeeper’s House is on a working lighthouse station, thus having a lightkeeper in resisdence, I can see that making a note of the tours to the station during the summer months would be benefical to guests renting this property.

Unique Experience

Review submitted on Tue, 08 Jul 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
4.0
We had a wonderful stay at the Loop Head Lighthouse Keeper's House in County Clare. It was a unique opportunity to experience the peace and grandeur of the rugged West Coast. The Lighthouse Keeper's House was quaint and comfortable and located 3 km from the nearest town, so we really felt and appreciated the isolation and beauty of the area. We visited local sights like the Bridge of Ross and drove further up the coast for a day at the Cliffs of Moher.

Tom, the Lighthouse Keeper, was very helpful as was the local Manager, Mary, who came to greet us on our arrival and was available for any questions.

I will definitely visit another Irish Landmark Trust property during future visits and will also look for this type of opportunity when visiting other countries.


Guest from Martinez stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in June 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted your stay was wonderful, would love to see you back in the near future.

wow location

Review submitted on Mon, 26 May 2014
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Great location .fabulous views of the atlantic ocean .house suitable for 5 people , very well stocked kitchen .2 nice sitting rooms upstairs one has a grear view .

Guest from Ennis stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the feedback, would love to see you back in the near future.

This could be the perfect getaway if some improvements to facilities were made

Review submitted on Sun, 18 May 2014
3.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
3.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
3.0
We loved our stay at Loop Head, enjoying the scenery, cycling through the byways, being serenaded by the larks. However we did have a some issues with the facilities as follows:
1. There was a bad smell from the shower drain, which pervaded the bathroom!
2. We had to sit sideways at the kitchen table, as we couldn't fit our legs under the table, this was quite uncomfortable.
3. The door of the stove did not close properly, resulting in the fire burning out too quickly, we rectified this
4. Probably our biggest issue was that the bed in the main bedroom was too small for a couple, especially when one is 6'2. We had to resort to the two small single beds.
5. The chairs in the sitting room were uncomfortable and badly out of shape.

Overall we really admire the excellent work of the Landmark Trust, it's a pity that the fitting out of this property does not match the high standard of their restoration work.


Guest from Kilkenny stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in May 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the feedback, thank you for letting us know of this issue we will work towards trying to improve it. Would love to see you back in the near future.

Loop Head review, great holiday

Review submitted on Wed, 14 May 2014
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Loved it, great location for a family trip. May well come back again and will recommend to others. Would have been nice to get a free lighthouse tour as part of the deal but no other complaints.

Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2014


Loophead

Review submitted on Mon, 12 May 2014
4.8
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Overall a really lovely stay - house was great. Location fantastic.

One thing that would be a good addition are some chairs or picnic tables around the back of the house to enjoy the view as there are not many places within the house to sit and look at the sea.

Tom the lighthouse attendant was great to meet!


Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 4 nights in April 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the feedback, hope you come back perhaps at another one of our properties.

Loop head lighthouse

Review submitted on Thu, 08 May 2014
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
The cottage is very well restored and maintained.
The peat fire provides a very cosy atmosphere.
The geology and bird life of the cliffs are spectacular and exceptional. The Cliffs of Moher, which we visited later, suffer by comparison. A little more information about local bird, animal and plant life would be helpful.
The guillemots, fulmars and other sea birds, especially on the white cliff 1km to the East, we're an unforgettable experience.
Overall our stay at Loop Head was the highlight of a two week trip to Ireland.
Many Thanks


Guest from Wangi Wangi stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for this feedback. Would love to see you return in the near future.

Great house and unique location

Review submitted on Thu, 08 May 2014
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Had a lovely weekend here with kids, nice spacious property in a cool location. Good room outside for kids to roam and play. Easy and beautiful drives around the area, unspoilt and not overly touristy. Do the coastal drive into Kilkee direction. House is spotless, and has all you need. Some good restaurants a short drive away, the Long Dock in Carrigaholt is lovely, and Keatings down the road in Kilbaha is good for a nice evening drink over looking the water.. on a fine day at least. Also has a nice well maintained kids playground right beside it.
I would agree with others that Landmark Trust should add free entry to the actual lighthouse tour.. it's not expensive, (€12 for family) but you'd kind of expect it to be included in the rental... most people stay places like this as they are interested in the history of the property.


Guest from stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in May 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this review and feedback, delighted you had a lovely weekend. Would love to see you back in the near future.

Loophead Lighthouse

Review submitted on Wed, 30 Apr 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
We had a great time (including a storm) and would certainly recommend it. We didn't meet the lady in charge so can't comment on staff (couldn't send it off at first, now clicked good).

Guest from Limerick stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in April 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Delighted you had a great time, thank you for the feedback. Hope you return.

Out of touch

Review submitted on Mon, 28 Apr 2014
3.8
out of 5

Guest doesn't recommend this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
2.0
As usual the property was unique and very well presented (loop Head lighthouse), As usual (unfortunately) the arrangements surrounding the stay are a bit out of sync with the times; property description out of date, check in at 5p.m. /check out at 10 a.m. awkward times and poor value in comparison to hotel or apartment stay, direction that guests would bring all their rubbish including recycling with them after their stay is unrealistic and unhygenic (particularly with a car full of kids with no space for bin bags and no idea where the nearest bottle bank or recycling centre is to such a remote location). It would also have been nice to have an arrangement with Clare County Council to include a tour of the adjoining lighthouse, you don't expect to have to pay for this on top of the hundreds spent on accommodation. I have stayed in a few different Landmark Trust properties to date and want to support the cause which I think is great; however I would think twice about recommending them to others for the above reasons.

Guest from Dublin stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in April 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you very much for taking the time to review Loop Head, We value your thoughts and will work towards improving the situation. We Hope that this does not deter you from staying with Irish Landmark Trust.

a very enjoyable stay

Review submitted on Tue, 22 Apr 2014
4.3
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
4.0
we last stayed in this property 11 years ago so it was lovely to come back again,the property was lovely and warm and comfortable and excellent location so nice being right beside a working lighthouse. This was our second stay in an Irish landmark trust property and think it is great being able to stay in historic properties that would otherwise be in derelict conditions and I love the old fashioned charm of them and loop head was delightful. The only negative comment I would have is that I feel this property needs a little work inside there is a kitchen draw that is broke and hard to pull out and quite dangerous this was like this when we visited 11 years ago also the kitchen utensils need replacing very bad saucepans etc not something would have in your own house and feel a certain quality should be provided the bathroom also dose not suit the house more like a hostel think that could be improved.(I am not a fussy person but feel a certain standard should be provided) my mother who worked as a care taker for the landmark trust in England also agreed on this. but enough of the negative we enjoyed our 3 nights and I would also like to say how very nice Tom the lighthouse keeper is very.

Guest from Co.sligo stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 3 nights in April 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for this feedback and letting us know of this matter we will look into. Hope to see you back in the near future.

Our mid-term break

Review submitted on Wed, 26 Feb 2014
4.5
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
4.0
Location
4.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
I, my husband and three children stayed at Loophead Lighthouse for 2 nights. The welcoming sight of the house fully lit at night-time was fantastic. The house was very warm, spotlessly clean and by not modernising the accommodation, added to the whole experience. Saturday was spent exploring the surrounding countryside and evenings were spent playing boardgames, reading and having quality family time. Not having a TV was an added bonus. Being February we could not visit the lighthouse itself which was a pity. We would definitely recommend this to other families especially those with children aged 7+

Guest from Cork stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thank you for the great feedback,delighted the entire family enjoyed their stay. Hope to see you back soon.

A wonderful spot for stormy weather

Review submitted on Wed, 19 Feb 2014
4.7
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
4.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
4.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Excellent location. Wonderful scenery and a comfortable spot to stay. Clean and neat and all essentials supplied we stayed the weekend of the storms when Ireland beat wales in Dublin at the Aviva Stadium

Guest from Crusheen stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in February 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
thanks for your feedback , its always a pleasure to let guests enjoy are properties.

Loopead - stunning location

Review submitted on Wed, 22 Jan 2014
4.2
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
4.0
Comfort
3.0
Condition
4.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
4.0
Loopead is in a truly stunning and dramatic location. Walks around the Peninsula, views out to sea were all magic.

The only negative was the bathroom facilities. There is no mains water. The single shower (no bath) was not good as there was a low water pressure and there was a dangerously slippy floor. An electric shower with pump would be preferable.

But my abiding memory is the dramatic landscape, seascape, skyscape, and the silence. Its another world over there - and a very pleasant one.

Thank goodness for ILT - can't wait to visit another property.


Guest from Wicklow stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in January 2014


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
Thanks for telling us, due to the location it is not possible to change the water pressure. hope you stay again maybe in our of our other properties.

Port in a storm!

Review submitted on Sat, 18 Jan 2014
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
We stayed in the Lightkeepers cottage for 5 nights over Christmas. We hoped for bad weather and we certainly got that. The howling wind and lashing rain outside, made it all the more cosy inside. The property really provides everything to make your stay very comfortable. The entire place was spotless clean. There are some lovely walks around the cliffs (weather permitting). The views around the cliffs are just gorgeous and a photographers dream!

Guest from Sandyford stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 5 nights in December 2013


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
thanks for the feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay. thanks for the lovely photo.

Míle buíochas, bhí sé go hálainn!

Review submitted on Sat, 18 Jan 2014
5.0
out of 5

Guest recommends this property
Cleanliness
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Condition
5.0
Location
5.0
Value
5.0
Customer
Service
5.0
Myself and my husband loved the house, each room full of character, everything we needed was supplied. We really enjoyed the comfort of the stove in the sitting room and dipping into the eclectic supply of reading material all over the house. I hadn't realised there would be so much room in the house, 2 doubles and a twin. Friends stayed one night and loved it too. Mile buíochas, Mary, you were so accommodating re getting and returning the key, and made it clear that you were available anytime to help out if we had a query. We enjoyed exploring the Bridges of Ross and Kilbaha nearby and loved our meal in the Long Dock in Carrigaholt, but the best thing was waking up and going to sleep in such close proximity to Loop Head lighthouse itself. Only a pity we didn't have longer than 2 nights. Bhí sé go hálainn.

Guest from Killaloe stayed at Loop Head Lightkeeper's House for 2 nights in November 2013


Nadine replied more than 1 year ago
thanks for the wonderful comments, would love to see you again perhaps at another one of are properties :)