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Well how entertainingly unusual :)

On a flying trip to Dublin our local buddy decided on taking us to Biddys as opposed to the usual... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2015
Sebastian W
An enchanting, surprising evening of history and stories

This cottage was a truly surprising evening out with a few friends a couple of weekends back. Biddy... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2015
John W
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86 Coliemore Rd Dalkey, Dalkey co.dublin, Ireland
+353 86 411 7844
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

On a flying trip to Dublin our local buddy decided on taking us to Biddys as opposed to the usual tourist sightseeing stuff. The town is super pretty and once you reach the cottage there's a special vibe in there. Biddy is an unusual person...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Sebastian W
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This cottage was a truly surprising evening out with a few friends a couple of weekends back. Biddy (Bridget) is a wonderfully funny, interesting and honest person. Her stories are so intriguing and interesting and give an amazing historical insight into what it was like...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank John W
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Delightful storyteller, Miss Biddy, delights with stories of her family and Ireland's past while serving tea and oatcakes (recipe lovingly recreated & approved by her Dad). Surrounded by artifacts and her original art, we quickly lost time and hated to leave! The cottage itself is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Upon entering Biddy's cottage, you are no longer entering a historic attraction; you are overwhelmed by the sensation that it is your home too. A wave of comfortability washes over you as you enter the cottage because of the fantastically welcoming atmosphere that Biddy creates....More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I had the great fortune to meet Biddy and spend some time in her charming cottage. The warmth of her welcome, of the open fire, and the picturesque location in Dalkey combined to make this a very special visit - and one which I look...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Kelley P
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely evening and for teaching us so much tonight. Not only the content of the stories, but also how loving you welcomed everybody, the way you've spoken, full of joy and appreciation for the moment, was very impressive and will never...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank Inga H
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Truly enjoyed my visit to Biddy's Cottage. The stories brought you back in time and put Irish history in context. Easy train ride from Dublin to Dalkey and a short walk to the cottage. You can make an afternoon of visiting The Castle, Dalkey island,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank MFG356
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Biddy's is the perfect local experience for anyone visiting this beautiful suburb of Dublin. The view and short walk from her cottage is spectacular, and it provides a refreshingly authentic perspective of historical Dalkey. Biddy is easily one of the most enthusiastic and kind people...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Let me tell you a story about visiting a storyteller. Every since reading about Biddy's Cottage last year, I've been longing to visit. Finally, two weeks ago, myself and two friends took ourselves off to spend an evening in the company of Biddy and her...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank ChristineD255
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The first time we went to Biddy's Cottage in Dalkey, (which is an authentic old cottage by the sea near Colimore Harbor) we thought we were going to a ceramics studio. Wow were were pleasantly surprised to find this beautiful lady welcoming us into her...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Kevin H
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Response from StephenCr0ss | Reviewed this property |
10 July 2017|
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Response from Biddym2014 | Property representative |
Hello, My sincere apologies .. I just received your message now! Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately the Storynight is not suitable for younger children but when they bigger!! Warmest wishes, Biddy