Rodeen Country House

Rodeen Country House, is set in sub-tropical gardens, nestled in the Caha Mountains and overlooking Bantry Bay, with Panoramic views of Bere Island.


The House offers quite seclusion for visitors. The surrounding area is the ultimate in peace and tranquillity. Detour to Rodeen and sample all this plus the fantastic food, hospitality and fun!


Rodeen is a country house specifically designed to be a high class Bed and Breakfast.

Each room is en-suite and unique.

Some have beautiful views of Castletownbere Haven, Bere Island and Bantry Bay, others of the garden.

All rooms are very comfortable, fresh and spotless with much care taken to provide the highest quality for visitors.

  • Irish Tourist Board Approved
  • Spectacular Gardens and panoramic views
  • Private car park                                                                     
  • Walking, cycling, sea and shore angling, kayaking, sailing, diving, mountain climbing, whale watching, beaches and art galleries are all available locally
  • We have basic wheelchair access and ground floor bedrooms

Our food preparation and presentation is a speciality. Dinner for groups by prior arrangement and we cater for special dietary needs, if notified in advance.

Rodeen is a hillside garden 2km east of Castletownbere. Sited on an exposed slope of the old red sandstone, thirty years of soil building hosts a large and unusual collection of exotic plants, now semi-mature. Ellen is an active proselytizer for gardening in her area and has a unique knowledge born of experience of what will grow and flourish on the Beara Peninsula.

We also have a self-catering Studio Apartment available for long term rental. For details and to make enquiries for this facility only please contact us.

rodeen bed and breakfastEllen Gowan

Rodeen Country House

Beara Peninsula
West Cork

Telephone: +00 353 (0) 27 70158

Mobile: +00353 (0) 86 314 3443

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