Ballaghboy Lodge Farm

Ballinafad, County Sligo, Ireland

00 353 (0)71 9666116

 Email: ballaghboylodgefarm@eircom.net

Awarded 'Best Places to Stay in Britain and Ireland' by National Geographic Traveler magazine, April 2010.

 


Enjoy a country style getaway in this eco-friendly rustic retreat, situated on our private 51 acre farm, offering seclusion and privacy from its location on the periphery of the Curlew Mountains with breathtaking views over Lough Arrow, the Bricklieve Mountains and Carrowkeel Tombs.

Awarded 'Best Places to Stay in England and Ireland'  by the National Geographic Traveler magazine in April 2010, Ballaghboy Lodge Farm is situated within easy reach of the main N4 Dublin to Sligo Road, on a quiet lane located off the Curlews Drive, a recognised scenic route, and yet only a few minutes' drive from Ballinafad village.   In the village there is a Church, Post Office/Shop and Pub with boat hire, a Field Study and Adventure Centre and newly constructed safe playground and wildlife trail.  If you enjoy walking, our farm is located on a mapped Historical Trail. In addition to our accommodation, we host musical events and traditional house concerts.  Please look at our Diary page to see what is in the pipeline.

Boyle Town which is steeped in history is 7 kms away, and boasts the beautiful Lough Key Forest Park and activity centre, Boyle Abbey and King House, together with a comprehensive range of shops, hotels, restaurants and entertainment and a mainline railway station to and from Dublin/Sligo.  The cosmopolitan and popular riverside town of Carrick-on-Shannon is a 15 minute drive and the vibrant city of Sligo is approximately 25 minutes' drive from Ballinafad.

Dublin Airport is 2.5 hours away and Knock International Airport is 45 minutes drive.  Car hire at competetive rates are available at both airports.  Should you prefer not to drive the closest Mainline Railway Station to us is Boyle with a regular service ftom Dublin Connolly Mainline Station.  In addition we are extremely fortunate to be associated with an excellent tour guide, John Wilmott, who can provide transport should you wish to explore the North West during your stay.  Further details are available at www.celticways.com

Flights to and from Dublin Airport and Ireland West Airport Knock are provided by Ryanair.  Aer Lingus also operate flights to and from London Gatwick to Dublin and Knock and Ferry Crossings from Holyhead in Wales to Dublin can be organised through Stena Line and Irish Ferries.

Available locally are fishing, horse riding, golf, hiking and cycling, together with numerous places of historical interest and beautiful unspoilt beaches.

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