Enjoy a country style getaway in this eco-friendly rustic retreat, situated on our private 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.
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.