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Delightful evening of Irish history & lore

Delightful storyteller, Miss Biddy, delights with stories of her family and Ireland's past while... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
Chris H
Knoxville, Tennessee
Biddy's Cottage: A MUST DO IN DALKEY

Upon entering Biddy's cottage, you are no longer entering a historic attraction; you are... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
Stanley S
New York City, New York
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86 Coliemore Rd Dalkey, Dalkey co.dublin, Ireland
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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

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

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

1  Thank LetterkennyKelley
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

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

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

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

2  Thank Christine D
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

3  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Great experience. I learned about Irish culture in a very comfortable setting. Biddy is very entertaining and makes delicious original oat cakes.

3  Thank Anita B
Reviewed 30 January 2015

just gorgeous and really enjoyed to be around lovely fresh air and scenery and also so many things to watch and enjoy along with a enormous sea and cold breeze which offer you a nice and quite place and also swim but very cold ....

6  Thank mhughes111
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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