Hotels Near Father Ted's House
Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis is the perfect base for anyone looking to explore all of County Clare’s top attractions. Stay at Treacys West County and relax and unwind in any of our newly refurbished rooms before and after you explore everything that County Clare has to offer. Our hotel’s perfect location in Ennis makes it easy for our guests to check out popular County Clare attractions such as Father Ted’s house.
Fans of hit comedy show Father Ted would love to spend an afternoon visiting the iconic Father Ted’s house which is a quick 30 minute drive from Treacy’s West County Hotel in Ennis. The famous house is named the Glanquin Farmhouse and is the home of the McCormack family but is known by most people as Father Ted’s house. Due to the site’s massive popularity, Cheryl and Patrick McCormack offer afternoon tea by appointment only. For afternoon tea at Father Ted’s house, they provide a welcoming and relaxing afternoon in their family home where people get to experience some familiar scenes from the show and even re-create some of their own Father Ted memories. The McCormack family also offer guided walk through the nearby Burren landscape upon request as well as afternoon tea.
Every year, there is a Father Ted Festival that takes place in Lisdoonvarna which is 40 minutes from Treacys West County Hotel. Ted Fest is an annual event where Father Ted fans dress up in Father Ted themed costumes and enjoy a weekend of Father Ted themed fun which includes a bus trip for afternoon tea at Father Ted’s house and a Lovely Girls event at night.
See What Our Guests Have to Say:
“This was the first time in about 15 years that I have holidayed in Ireland. It was superb. This hotel is so suitable for families, kids club, swimming pool, really child friendly staff, good choice of food and excellent breakfast. On the way home we went by Father Ted’s house. I would really recommend Treacys West County Hotel In Ennis and County Clare as a holiday destination.”
‘Great Hotel for a Family Break Away’
“Great Hotel for a family break away, Activities for kids every evening. Leisure centre a bonus. We were beside all local places such as Bunratty Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Father Ted’s house and the caves. Food was nice. Room was spacious. Staff Very helpful.”