Meet and Greet the Man in Red: Santa Day is Back

Forget the 25th of December: the 18th of December is the date we have circled in our

Santa Claus and his friends will be popping in from 1pm-3pm on Sunday December 18th to say hello to everyone and available for pictures. Come and join in our festive atmosphere and enjoy an array Christmas songs,free mulled wine, non alcoholic mulled wine and mince pies.

Plan to be here early if you’d like to see him make his grand entrance – last year he arrived in a Garda car! I n other years, he arrived by boat and even guided by husky dogs, so we can’t wait to see what mode of transport he chooses this time…..

Please note, no booking necessary. This will be an outdoor meet-and-greet event.

Don’t forget: Sunday 18th December, from 1 pm to 3 pm

Night and Day Festival Comes to Lough Key in 2023

We are absolutely delighted to say we will be the host for the incredible Night And Day festival taking place June 24th-25th 2023 consisting of a magical, musical medley of performance, art and interaction.

An independent and artist driven festival committed to celebrating the best Irish talent, showcasing emerging talent alongside some established international acts all happening on the weekend of the summer solstice, it promises to be a weekend not to miss.

Check out the website for more information.


New cycleway linking Lough Key to Boyle

Walk or cycle this scenic route which takes you through Boyle Marina, along the banks of the Boyle Canal, through amazing woodland and onto the magnificent Lough Key. The length is 7.9kms.

Cecil the mascot

For those of you who have not met Cecil, our mascot! He is our unique Red Squirrel, but a distant cousin of the limited species Red Squirrel that still reside in Lough Key. We are looking forward to seeing Cecil back out meeting and greeting you all again after his 2 years in lockdown.

Indoor café

Our indoor café has reopened and we have created a relaxing space for you to enjoy all our homemade cooking both savoury and sweet. You can also enjoy the outdoor ambience and avail of the canopy-covered seating.