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Keepers Arms, Bridge Street, Bawnboy, Cavan,
Mrs Sheila McKiernan
Those in search of top class accommodation come to The Keepers Arms Guesthouse in Bawnboy, County Cavan. With its nine ensuite guest rooms with power showers, flat screen TV, tea- and coffee-making facilities and Wi-Fi; you can enjoy a comfortable stay.
Steeped in history, the origins of The Keepers Arms date back to the 19th century. A family owned property that combines old world charm with modern guesthouse luxury and a warm Cavan welcome. Formerly a coaching house, the stone building has recently been restored, with great care taken to retain the original character of the building, while still providing a high standard of comfort and modern facilities. Facilities in the guest rooms include ensuite, central heating, TV, direct dial telephone and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Wi-Fi is also available in all rooms.
Dinner is available in the evening on a pre-booked basis and food is served in the bar throughout the day. The Keepers Arms specialise in dinner party groups- locally or guest, family reunions, wedding anniversaries, work parties and Christmas parties. Special consideration is taken over the menu selection and all food is homemade by Sheila. You can choose from a seasonally changing menu, which makes the very best of the finest local ingredients.
The Keepers Arms is just 5km from the Slieve Russell 18-hole Championship Golf Course. Other facilities include a 9-hole golf, five bay floodlit driving range and golf lessons. Tee times can be arranged.
Maps are provided of The Slieve Rushen Mountain, where you can walk for miles and discover the fabulous views from the top beside the Wind Farms. The Keepers Arms is located in the Kingfisher Cycle Trail; just follow the signs along the rural roads. Maps are available.
The Keepers Arms is located just a 20 minute drive from local attractions such as the UNESCO Marble Arch Geopark, Bear Essential, St. Mogue's Island and Bawnboy Workhouse. Those at The Keepers Arms also have an abundance of knowledge of the lakes in the area. Brackley, Lakefield and Garadice are close by, maps and guided tours of the waters are available. Other attractions nearby also include The Killycluggan Stone, St. Peter's Church, Enniskillen Castle, Belleck China, Florencecourt House, Beltrubet Railway Station and Cavan County Museum.
Local crafts include Bear Essentials, Ballyhugh Arts & Cultural Centre, Master Saddler Museum and Glenview Folk Museum. Or, if you're feeling more adventurous, you could try your hand at mastering off-road buggies or solo hover crafting at ODD 'Out Door & Dirty Adventure Centre' in Ballyconnell.