Visit the County Arms Hotel, Birr, and enjoy a warm Irish welcome among the timeless beauty of a classic Georgian house with all the comfort and facilities of a contemporary 4-star hotel.
Located just outside the famous heritage town of Birr, Co. Offaly, in the Heart of Ireland, the County Arms Hotel is one of the best Midlands hotels for relaxing weekend breaks, fun family holidays, meetings and conferences, weddings, events, and much more!
Are you ready to discover one of the best family hotels in Ireland?
Enjoy magnificent dining for all the family from the Restaurant and Bar, before taking a step back to unwind in the Springs Leisure Club, Wellness Centre, and swimming pool. Explore 9 acres of park and be inspired by the magic of our 200-year-old original walled garden and Gazebo! Then find a place to relax among the warmth and elegance of our classic Georgian suites, with room options to suit couples, families, and groups of all sizes.
Your Home from Home in the Heart of Ireland!
Founded by Michael and Margaret Loughnane in 1962, the County Arms Hotel, Birr, has been at the heart of the community for over 50 years and famous as Offaly’s first four-star hotel. Today the third generation of the Loughnane family continues the tradition of first-class hospitality in our ‘home-from-home’ family hotel that will put you and your guests at ease. Your happiness is our way of life!
Discover the romance of a traditional Georgian house and gardens with over 50 years’ experience hosting magical weddings.
At the award-winning County Arms Hotel, we offer a unique wedding venue in Offaly for weddings of all styles and sizes. The timeless class and beauty of our original 18th-century Georgian house and walled garden make a stunning backdrop to your wedding. For over 50 years, couples have trusted us to manage this special day and deliver an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones. Our dedicated wedding team are well-known for creating a warm and homely atmosphere, with all the details taken care of every step of the way. We seek perfection in everything we do and that’s what makes your wedding here so memorable.
Located in the centre of Ireland, Birr is an exciting gateway to the heritage of Ireland’s Ancient East and the beauty of the Hidden Heartlands. Stay with us and let the unforgettable Georgian heritage town of Birr be your starting point to discover the Midland’s best attractions and fun activities. Enjoy local highlights such as Birr Castle, Birr Theatre, Birr Town Trail and Riverbank Walks. Then hit the road to explore the gorgeous countryside and other local attractions such as Tearaways Pet Farm, Lough Borra, River Shannon cruising, walking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains, Clonmacnoise monastic settlement, and much more!