Why stay with us

Madelines is a historic house located in the centre of the beautiful, picturesque village of Tinahely.
Local newsagents, café, pubs and restaurants are just metres away.

All the bedrooms are equipped with a television and have en-suite bathrooms, complete with power showers.
Renovations in the last ten years have seen the accommodation modernised.
Madelines is a walker’s favourite along the Wicklow Way.
The area offers plenty of activities with lovely woodland walks, hill climbing, golfing, fishing.

Additionally events are held regularly in the Tinahely Courthouse Arts Centre, across the Square from the guesthouse.
Madelines is also a popular choice for wedding guests at local venues such as Ballybeg House (5mins drive) & Brooklodge Hotel & Macreddin Village (20mins drive).

Why stay at Madelines?

Located in the centre of the village, Madelines is the prime location to stay while being in close proximity to local pubs, restaurants, cafe & shops without having to get in a car!

The guesthouse has a long-standing reputation for providing comfortable & enjoyable stays in Tinahely.

Tell me more about Tinahely & the local area:

Tinahely is a beautiful village in the valley of the Derry River, a tributary of the River Slaney.

The area offers plenty of activities such as:

  • woodland walks
  • hill climbing
  • golfing
  • fishing
  • horse riding

The old Market / Courthouse occupies the centre of the square and the thriving Courthouse Arts Centre is just opposite, Madelines guesthouse also forms part of the square, the heart of the village! The Arts centre hosts musical performances, exhibitions, theatre and film all year round. A rural cultural gem!

Click on the following link to view the Arts Centre calendar of events:


Tinahely is also part of the Wicklow Way route which is a 132 km (82 miles) Way-Marked Way and which follows a North-South line over the eastern flanks of the Wicklow Mountains.

The nearby Tomnafinnoge Oak Wood, one of the largest remaining oak woods in Ireland, makes a lovely spot for an autumn stroll.

Click on the following link to catch a glimpse of what Tinahely has to offer for walkers on RTE Player- Tracks and Trails programme:


Local golf clubs such as Coolattin, Woodenbridge, Maccreddin, Arklow & Bunclody Golf Club provide a variety of courses for the golf lovers in our lives.

Slightly further afield, the Wicklow Mountains, city of Dublin, and ‘Ballykissangel’ village of Avoca make superb destinations for an enjoyable day trip.

The nearby coastline provides beaches and harbours in a 30 minute drive. Courtown is a popular holiday resort nearby. Slightly further afield, you can enjoy the Blue Flag, world-class white sandy beaches at Brittas Bay (40 minutes) and Curracloe (50 minutes). Both are well worth visiting, whatever the weather.

The picturesque surround landscapes of Tinahely prove to be popular locations for Wedding celebrations too. Madelines Accommodation caters for wedding guests from Ballybeg House (5mins drive), Brooklodge Hotel & Macreddin Village (20mins drive) and The Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort (30mins) year after year.


Temporarily closed and undergoing renovations. Local pubs & cafe provide a variety of food options for visiting guests.


A beautiful village located just an hour and a half from Dublin city.

sightseeing tours

There are plenty of local walking trails & hikes in Tinahely. Please see our website for more information.

Things to do

Tinahely offers a wide variety of things to see and do, see our website for more information.

Tinahely walking

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