There are a myriad of things to do in the local area during your stay. Plenty to bring some rest and relaxation, or for the more adventurous you can get out and about and check out the local heritage or the Forest Park Adventure Centre. You’re guaranteed to have fun either way.
Lough Key Forest Park
With its large combination of quiet walks, wildlife and beautiful scenery, Lough Key Forest Park draws admirers from all walks of life. The 800 acres which make up the park were formally part of the Rockingham Estate.
There are boats for hire, tree-top walks, zip-lining and trips around the lake. Just some of the places to find and visit are The Wishing Chair, The Ice House, Drummans Bridge and The Tunnel.
For more info visit: www.loughkey.ie
King House – Boyle
This restored Georgian Mansion, steeped in history is a must to visit! Now a Cultural & Heritage Centre, here you will see the connection between the Rockingham Estate and King House.
The house is now open to the public as a museum. It also plays host to musical, dramatic and cultural events and is a central locale for the ever-popular Boyle Arts Festival.
For more info visit: http://www.kinghouse.ie
Moorlands Equestrian Centre
The Moorlands Equestrian Centre located in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim offers daily riding lessons and pony trekking. Located less than 15 mins away, they can bring an element of adventure to your stay. They also run Summer camps for children.
Drumshanbo is also home to an outdoor swimming pool and play area for children with slides, swings, tennis courts and climbing frames.
For more info visit: www.moorlands.ie
Arigna Mining Experience
The Arigna Mining Experience offers a unique Underground Tour in what was Ireland’s last working Coal Mine. This experience was developed to preserve the energy heritage of the Arigna Valley and to ensure that Arigna maintains its link with Energy themes: Past, Present & Future.
This Energy Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley.
For more info visit: www.arignaminingexperience.ie
Lough Gara Stables & Country Pursuits
Lough Gara Stables & Country Pursuits is a family run business located 5 miles outside Boyle on the shores of beautiful Lough Gara.
Horse riding, archery, boating, clay pigeon shooting and falconry are just some of the activities available, offering fun for all the family.
For more info visit: www.loughgararidingstables.com
Zip-it is a treetop zip-lining experience in Lough key Forest Park with 1.6km of tree-top activities. With 5 circuits, there are activities to suit all ages, heights and abilities.
With 88 activities over 900m of ziplines, Zipit is a day out with guaranteed fun for all the family.
For more info visit: www.zipit.ie