Keepers Arms in Bawnboy, County Cavan, provides all the craic of a quaint Irish bar and the home cooking and recipes of your host Sheila. You have a choice of nine stylish ensuite rooms, six of which overlook the local workhouse dating back to 1850.
Family owned and run by Sheila McKiernan, the Keepers Arms is situated in Bawnboy, County Cavan. 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 guestrooms include ensuite, central heating, TV, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. WiFi is also available in all rooms.
Dinner is available in the evening on a pre-booked basis and there is food 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.
The Keepers Arms is just 5km from the Slieve Russell 18 hole championship golf course. Other facilities are 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.
Other attractions nearby also include St Mogue Island, The Killycluggan Stone, Bawnboy Workhouse, St Peters Church, Enniskillen Castle, Belleck China, Florencecourt House, Beltrubet Railway Station and Cavan County Museum
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.
By car you can explore Glanglevlin, Shannon Pot, Marble Arch Caves European Geopark, Florencecourt House, Beltrubet Railway, Arigna Mining Experience, Sliabhan an Iarann Riverbus and Swan Island Animal Farm.
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 hovercrafting at ODD 'Out Door & Dirty Adventure Centre' in Ballyconnell.