Inside the dolls house at Rathaspeck manor

Staycation in Ireland


Last weekend I headed down to the sunny south-east. I wanted to have a little staycation so I took the weekend off and headed down to Rathaspeck manor in co. Wexford. I had been wanting to stay in the dolls house ever since I read about it last year. I treated myself to a stay in the dolls house and I had a ramble around Wexford too. I put together a Vlog where I show you around the house and I also visited Wells house and gardens, Curracloe beach and Johnstown castle. 

I drove to Wexford and it took me roughly 1 hour 40 mins from Dublin. I was blessed with the gorgeous weather which made the drive all the more pleasurable. I booked my stay in the dolls house through Air bnb. This was actually my first time to use air bnb, as a solo traveller I am always a little wary of using it but I have to say that my first experience was positive and my hosts Betty and Mick were so lovely. It really was a treat stayin in the dolls house. I will pop a few pictures below of the house but do check out my Youtube video as I have a little tour of it. I will leave the video at the end of this post. 

I hope my pictures do the house justice as it really was adorable. It has been restored but all of the characters were kept, from the cottage doors to the trinkets on display it was a real treat for the senses. I am a bit of a mag pie so I was in my element seeing all the treasure on display. The house itself has two bedrooms so you could go in a group. It would be cute for a girls weekend. It has its own entrance and parking spaces too. There was a bbq in the house and tables outside to dine al fresco. 

The house itself is only a two-minute drive to Johnstown castle. I will share a separate post sharing some pictures of Johnstown castle, Wells house and gardens and Curracloe beach as I took loads of pics but in the meantime you can catch my vlog below. 

I hope you enjoyed my photos of the dolls house, let me know if you stay here or if you have any recommendations for cute places to stay in Ireland, whether its a thatched cottage or a teepee, I would love to hear if you have stayed anywhere alternative in Ireland. 

Thanks for reading, 

Chat soon, 




  1. Catherine Carton
    July 1, 2018 / 9:23 am

    Aw, it was so pretty, lovely weekend x Thanks for reading!

  2. Katherine
    June 28, 2018 / 9:58 pm

    That's gorgeous, I want to stay there now!

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