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McGuires Cottages in Drumshanbo, Leitrim

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Key features

  • Use of outdoor swimming pool
  • Tennis courts a few metres away
  • Childrens play area
  • Fishermans paradise
  • Beautifully appointed cottages
  • Numerous activities

McGuires Cottages description

Cottages now fully booked for Joe Mooney Summer School Sept 2013.
McGuires Cottages
Nestled at the foot of Sliabh-an –Iarainn, overlooking the shores of Acre Lake, close to the lively town of Drumshanbo and the tourism hub of Carrick on Shannon, these pretty Cottages offer a chance to experience some traditional Irish comforts and customs in a modern, cosy and idyllic setting…
Steeped in nature, tradition and heritage, McGuire's Cottages are welcoming holiday accommodation havens with their own story to tell.
Owned by Sinead and Pascal Gillard, the cottages have individual personalised names which add to their wonderful sense of character. McGuire's Cottages, a complex of eight cottages was built by Sinead's grandfather in the late seventies with each cottage being named after his eight grandchildren.
At the time, McGuire's was one of the first ever self-catering accommodation businesses set up in Ireland and it is now one of the most popular in Co. Leitrim -attracting visitors from Ireland, UK, Germany,France Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, United States and Australia who come to de-stress, fish and enjoy the relaxed pace of rural life here. French and German are spoken fluently at McGuire's Cottages.
The self catering cottages overlook the picturesque Acres Lake, approximately one km from the village of Drumshanbo in Leitrim, the North West of Ireland. There are seven cottages; four which sleep six people and three which sleep four people.

These detached, traditional style cottages are 3 star Fáilte Ireland Approved and all come with a historic half-door, open-hearth fire and flag-stone floor. In contrast to this taste of the past, each also has all the modern conveniences of present-day living.

Other facilities on site include a fisherman's bait room and artisan bakery.
With our family residence adjacent to the cottages we are always ready to meet your daily needs.

Equestrian Holidays

Horse Riding at Moorlands Equestrian centre on the shores of Lough Allen

Fishing Holidays

McGuire’s welcomes fishing enthusiasts and offers onsite angling facilities including a fisherman’s bait room, launderette, boats for hire, bait ordering service and organized briefings by a local gillie/angling guide. We have been catering for both individual fishermen and large fishing groups for over 20 years, so we know and understand your needs.

Adventure and Activity Holidays

•Electric Bike Trials, Guided Tours and Bike Hire, nLeitrim Village.n•Swimming - heated outdoor swimming pool in Drumshanbo (June to September)n•Outdoor Adventure - Lough Allen Adventure offer hillwalking, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and archery. Also available are summer camps and survival skills training. Lough Key Activity Centre and Zipit Forest Adventures also located nearby.n•Mountain Bikingnn•Tennis – courts are just beside cottages (50mtrs) with publicly run playgroundn


  • Bike rental
  • Bungalow
  • Cot available
  • DVD
  • Detached property
  • Downstairs WC
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Easy walking access
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Golf
  • Good for couples
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair
  • Horse riding
  • Linen included
  • Microwave
  • Nature walks
  • Open all year
  • Open fire
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Satellite TV
  • Shops nearby
  • TV
  • Tennis
  • Washing machine

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