About Preston House
Location in Abbeyleix
FAQs & T&C’s
Will there be other guests staying when I stay?
Preston is exclusively yours.
Can children stay?
Can I bring Pets?
Do you have smoking rooms?
Do you have cycle storage?
Cancellation & No show
- No cancellation charge if a booking is cancelled 7 days before your date of arrival.
- In the event of a cancellation less than 7 days before arrival, the total cost of the first night will become payable.
- On minimum stay periods the full amount will be liable for payment. A
2-night minimum stay applies some weekends. A 3-night minimum stay applies at event or bank holiday weekends. In the event of a No-show/Non-arrival, the whole amount of total stay booked will be charged.
- No shows will be charged at full cost.
About the Location
Preston House is close to the famous and medieval Rock of Dunamaise, Emo Court and Parklands, Ti mahoe Round Tower, Heywood Gardens, and only up the street 200m from the Preston is the Abbeyleix Heritage House and Museum showcasing all the amazing history of our town. Founded in the 18th century, the town is home to a large range of historical struc tures, from ancient ringforts, burial grounds and churches, to beautiful estate houses and the town once had a carpet factory, which produced some of the carpets used on the Titanic. The town also offers several shops and pubs, including Morrissey’s, one o f Ireland’s finest and best-loved pubs. Heritage House is a heritage center which provides visitor information and an exhibition on the county’s history and local attractions. It also provides guided tours of the museum and runs workshops throughout the year. Original antique carpets and vintage costumes are on display, alongside archaeological and historical artefacts, while the enclosed playground on-site has attractive wooden play equipment with a maritime theme, to tie in with the Titanic connection. Slieve Blooms 32km; Rock of Dunamaise 18km; Castlecomer 11 miles; Kilkenny 33 km. The town of Abbeyleix lies in the south of County Laois, not far from the border of County Kilkenny. Abbeyleix is a wonderful base to explore Laois, Kilkenny, and the rest of the South East.