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Glenboy Country Accommodation Ireland

Barn in Meath, Ireland

Property Details of Meath Barn

Maximum star rating from AA (5*) and Irish Tourist Board (4*) Self-catering accommodation in a restored stone barn, rural setting 10 mins walk from Oldcastle, on the Cavan-Meath border (90 minutes north-west of Dublin). Views of Loughcrew cairns, Glenboy offers traditional farmhouse style with the luxury for a holiday to remember. Wheelchair accessible Glenboy Country Accommodation offers: * spacious sitting areas (55m²) with south-facing sunroom * Patio, BBQ & garden furniture * Fully-equipped kitchen * 4 bedrooms with king-size pocket-sprung beds (adjustable to 8 singles/4 doubles) * 4 bath-rooms with power-showers (1 with wheelchair accessible wet-room and bath) * Entrance ramp + downstairs bedroom/bathroom designed for those with mobility difficulties (ITB Accessibility Scheme Grade 3) * 100% cotton bed-linen & towels included in price * WiFi Internet * Multi-channel TV & DVD player and DVD collection * Stereo & music collection * Book and games collection * Underfloor heating & wood stove * Secure parking & enclosed garden * Airport pick-up, catering/organic food, advance bookings of local amenities by arrangement Hosts on-site. An onsite meeting room is available by arrangement for retreats or workshops. On parle français - habla espagnol

Local Area Details

Glenboy is the perfect base for fishing walking cycling golfing horseriding and exploring the historic and cultural sites in the area and a perfect base for day trips to the West North West and Northern Ireland 10 minutes walk to the market town of Oldcastle Oldcastle has a range of shops banks churches Post Office laundry restaurants cafes pubs gym taxis and bus service A range of music can be found in the pubs at weekends With its the weekly market in the Masonic hall gaelic football at the weekend and annual events such as the Le Cheile Arts and Music Festival and Agricultural Show Oldcastle has all the features of a typical rural Irish town where real people work and live 15 minutes drive to lakes such as Sheelin Ramor etc Fore Abbey Loughrew megalithic tombs Woodfield Open Farm Cavan County Museum etc An array of arts music and heritage events festivals to be found in the immediate area Within five minutes drive of the accommodation you can choose from the Loughcrew megalithic cairns on the highest point in Meath woodland walks ranging from 1 to 13 miles in the 365 hectares of Beech plantation at Mullaghmeen forest or renowned fishingboating lakes such as Lough Sheelin Amenities and activities in the immediate vicinity include historical archaeological and heritage sites such as Loughcrew cairns on the outskirts of Oldcastle The Hill of Tara, Bru na Boinne Vistor Centre, Newgrange and Knowth and Trim Castle. Outdoor activities include woodland walks cycling routes golf and horseriding as well as sailing on Lough Ramor Virginia and Lough Lene Collinstown With its many lakes the area is a fishing paradise

About Golfing
A range of local golf course include: Headfort Golf Course, Kells. As well as being one of Ireland most scenic courses this 36 hole complex is listed in top ten Irish golf courses. Tel 046 9240146 Navan Golf Course (18 Hole golf course par 72) 6800 yards with large sand based greens Tel 046 9072888 Royal Tara, offers a mature 27-hole golf complex set in rolling parkland 046 9025508 www.royaltaragolfclub.com/ County Cavan Golf Club (18-hole, par 70 layout measures 5634m 049 4331541 Green fees for visitors range from €30-€50 Ballinlough Castle Golf Course, Clonmellon, 18 hole parkland golf course by the designer of Druids Glen. Tel 087 244 4892 Crover House Hotel, Mountnugent has a 9 hole course on Lough Sheelin 10 minutes drive from Glenboy Tel 049 8540206 Pitch and Putt is available in Oldcastle Town Park & Clonmellon (15 minutes drive away)
About Scenery/Beauty Spots
Glenboy is a short drive from scenis slocations such as Lough Sheelin and Lough ramor and woodland walks in Mullaghmeen Forest covers 265 hectares and walks ranging from a mile to 13 miles magic in the autumn and carpet of bluebells in the Spring. It is the largest Beech plantation in Europe and formed part of Lord Buckinghamshire Irish estate and features a number of archaeological sites. Mullaghmeen is something of a hidden treasure with very little way of signposting!
About Tourist Board
Local tourist Office in oldcastle also Tourist Information by County available at http://ireland.dublinevents.com/ and www.discoverireland.ie/eastcoast.aspx
About History
A few minutes drive from Glenboy and visibile from the accommodation are Loughcrew cairns or sliabh na Caillighe (the witch's hills) are a group of Neolithic passage tombs dating to 3000BC. As well as offering stunning views of surrounding counties these magnificent ancient tombs are a must visit. A key to access Cairn T can be collected at Loughcrew gardens coffee shop. Guided tours are provide during the summer by the Office of Public Works. 01-6476000 to confirm dates and times. For details on all the cairns check out www.carrowkeel.com/sites/loughcrew/index.html Glenboy is also ideally situated for exploring heritage and nature landmarks on the Meath Heritage Trail, Boyne Valley Drive etc. Oldcastle is also situated on the Tain Trail. This trail is 365 mile drive and cycling route along the route taken in the epic tale of An Tain Bó Cuailgne (the Cattle Raid of Cooley) by armies of the legendary Queen Maeve of Connaught in their efforts to capture Ulster's famous Brown Bull of Cooley. Heritage and historical information is available from Kells Heritage Centre and Cavan County Museum in Ballyjamesduff, while the area offers a range of gardens and historic buildings open to the public including, Loughcrew Gardens,Tullynally Castle& Belvedere House. South og Glenboy is Fore Abbey whose ancient spring well is associated with the 7th Century monk St Feicin with a later Benedictine monastery established by the Normans around 1200. Fore is famous for its 'seven wonders'; * The monastery in the bog * The mill without a race * The water that flows uphill * The Tree that has three branches/ the tree that won’t burn * The water that won’t boil * The anchorite in a stone * The stone/ lintel raised by St. Fechin’s prayers After wondering at this magical mix of Christian and pagan symbolism check out what may be the smallest pub in Ireland, “The Seven Wonders”.

Glenboy Country Accommodation Ireland Property Information

Location:Meath, Ireland
This Property Sleeps:8
Minimum Price Per Week:€500
Maximum Price Per Week:€800
Nearest Airport:Dublin (airport code DUB)
July August base rate 700e June September base rate 550e Other Months base rate 500e Glenboy sleeps 8 in 4 double bedrooms To facilitate smaller groups a base rate is charged plus supplement of 25 euro per person per week Sample week for 4 people in June 550 100e Included in the weekly rate All bed linen towels bathrobes welcome pack as well as chopped firewood for cosy stove and 135 VAT Heating oil electricity are charged by usage at cost price to encourage conservation

Property Features

  • Close to a golf course
  • Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

Theme Quiet yet close to local activity, Luxury, Away from it all
Accommodation Changeover Day Sat, Size: Spacious, Accommodation Type: Self Catering
Suitability Non Smoking Only, Low Allergen environment, Geared towards the older generation, Wheelchair accessible, Geared Towards Younger People, Children Welcome, Family Oriented, No Pets
Outside Garden, Parking, Patio, Barbecue, Barbecue Area
Location In the Country, Distance to Airport 50-100km, Distance to local restaraunts 500m, Distance to convenience store 500m, Distance to beach >5km
Local Area The local town is Lively but not wild, Distance to Local Town Centre 500m, Night Clubs, Restaurants, Lively Bars and Pubs, Quiet Bars and Pubs
Local Activities Water Sports, Mountaineering, Clubbing, Windsurfing, Walking, Swimming, Water Skiing, Tennis, Sailing, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Cycling
Living Room Fireplace, Armchairs 2, Sofas 3, Seating for 8 People
Laundry Ironing Board, Iron, Airing Cupboard, Clothes Dryer, Towels Provided, Linen Provided, Washing Machine Provided, Nearby Laundrette
Kitchen Toaster, Grill, Separate dining area, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Oven, Hob, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Microwave, Crockery & Cutlery Provided, High Chair Available
Entertainment Cassette Player, Radio, DVD Player, TV, Hi Fi, Satellite or Cable
Dining Dining room, Seating for >10 People, Dining room table
Heat/Cooling Central Heating
Bedroom King Size 4, Ensuites 4, Singles 8, Doubles 4
Bathroom Shower Rooms 4, Toilets 4, Bathrooms 4

Contact Information for Glenboy Country Accommodation Ireland

Name: Karen Kenny
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Barn in Meath, Ireland