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Cliff at Lyon Cottages

Co. Kildare, Ireland


Cliff at Lyons Cottages occupies an unusual collection of historic rose-clad buildings, providing an array of contemporary luxuries in an idyllic rural setting. Relaxed dining, spa treatments and manicures are all available within our intimate canal-side grounds.


Cliff at Lyons Cottages is a privately owned occupying an unusual collection of historic rose-clad buildings, including a mill and former dovecote. Cliff at Lyons is Ireland’s premier canal side resort destination, located along the scenic towpath of the Grand Canal. A short drive from Dublin’s city centre, this historic village, dating from the seventeenth century, has been lovingly restored and enriched with ornate features, master craftsmanship and decorative detailing throughout.
Map co-ordinates: 53.306329, -6.541729


Our two- and three-bedroom cottages suit both families and groups of friends holidaying together and are popular for longer stays. They are decorated in a more traditional country-house style, with oatmeals and florals and in close proximity to the beautiful fountain dappled water feature that sits at the heart of the property.


  • Cliff at Lyons provides a picturesque rural idyll for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions.
  • Kildare itself is at the centre of the Irish horse industry, and also the birthplace Arthur Guinness, inventor of his eponymous stout.
  • From horse-riding to canoeing the nearby Grand Canal, we provide easy access as well as tee-times to those seeking a luxury golfing holiday in Ireland.
  • Cliff at Lyons is close to all forms of retail therapy, from antiques to design fashion.

At A Glimpse

Kildare's ancient Irish history, Palladian houses and horse-racing opening up the countryside surrounding Dublin is what makes Cliff at Lyons more than an Irish luxury hotel, but a destination worthy of a longer stay.

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