Townsend House is Birr s only failte Ireland approved and registered Guest House. It is a luxurious Georgian house located in the centre of Birr s fine heritage town. The guest house was completely re-furbished in 2003. All rooms are decorated with a Georgian theme and have the finest antique furniture with a mixture of king and queen size beds. All bedrooms are ensuite complete with direct dial telephone multi channel TV and tea/coffee making facilities .Wireless Wifi access throughout the premises. Two large family rooms are available. Our guests can relax in our old world wine bar in front of our wood burning stove and can sample our great selection of wines. BREAKFAST ROOM We offer two large breakfast rooms both with open fire places and can seat 24 people. Breakfast bar with selections of cereals fresh fruit yoghurt ssmoothies jams and home made brown/soda bread and scones. Traditional and buffet style breakfast served. All our produce is purchased locally. Beautiful Gardens You can relax in our garden in our seating area or walk through the lawn area to admire the great range of flowering shrubs and plants.You can also sample some of our organic vegetables in our vegetable garden. County Offaly is a place to sample all the best about Ireland.Whether you come for the historic towns and outstanding heritage sitesto walk the hills or take a relaxing cruise on the River Shannonyou will discover people with a good nature.