Situated within the fold of the ancient Ox Mountain range with stunning views, vast history and a rich array of wildlife all on the doorstep of the Ox Mountain Lodge makes it the perfect choice for lovers of the outdoors, adventurers or those just looking for a tranquil get away in a remote setting.
The cabin itself is roughly 8 miles from Tubbercurry, Co Sligo.
The Lodge itself is a modern cabin module refitted to a log cabin style effect. This allows you enjoy the convenience of a modern comfy, dry and warm living space within a rustic mountain lodge setting.
The cabin contains two large bedrooms, one with a double sized bed and the other housing two single beds. There is plenty of room in the single bed suite to roll out a sleeping bag to add guests.
The cosy living room has a relaxing sofa to unwind on as you watch some TV or get lost in a book infront of the wood burning stove. The living room is also spacious enough to accommodate another guest on your own camp bed or sleeping bag.
The fitted kitchen contains a fridge, gas hob, microwave, electric kettle, toaster, crockery and a breakfast bar with a view.
The bathroom has a toilet, basin and a shower for you to refresh after your day.
Water for the cabin is sourced from our very own deep spring well. The mountain environment makes the water purity something that has to be tasted to be believed.
The exterior of the cabin has a large decking area at the front and private parking to one side.
The decking area has a large picnic table and enjoys unspoilt views of the mountainous valley and nearby woodlands that lay close enough for you to spot forest life as you enjoy a beverage or BBQ.
Nights on the Lodge decking also come alive as we enjoy dark sky vistas for the lovers of star gazing.
Parents are welcome to pitch 1 tent for kids to the front of the cabin if they fancy a night under the stars. We can provide 4 person quality tents for hire. Pre booking required please contact in advance for hire.
We do not supply sleeping bags.
A small river also runs through the homestead which you are welcome to relax beside it's tranquil flow.
The cabin itself is roughly 8 miles from Tubbercurry, Co Sligo and sits within the secure grounds of a friendly, family run farm homestead, our land is fenced and fitted with security gates for your peace of mind and we can provide information of things to do and where to go in the local area.
As part of our Ox Mountain Adventure Camp we can provide activities for you and your guests on site and in the surrounding mountain area.
Please note pre-booking is essential and is advised to be done when booking your stay.
We provide Archery sessions on site which last 90 minutes and are suitable from age 8 to adult.
Learn from qualified instructors the art of Archery and challenge your travel partners to see who comes out on top !
Minimum players - 3
Cost - €20.00 per person
Duration - 90 minutes
( Party of 2 rate - €50.00 )
GUIDED HILL WALKS
The area surrounding the Lodge is steeped in geological history and provides stunning views to the hill walker. We can provide guided walks lead by experienced guides who will safely lead your way as you learn about our mountain ranges history and current state.
Short Walk - € 60.00
Long Walk - -€ 100.00
Maximum party - 6
( Larger parties can be catered for but extra costings apply. )
FAMILY TASTER DAY
The family taster day is designed with children and parents in mind to fill a fun day during your stay. The day is made up of -
Archery Taster Session
Bushcraft Shelter Building
Short Guided Hill Walk to the 'Robbers Den'
Cost - €110.00
Maximum party - 6
Local area & Things to do.
Where we are situated in the Ox Mountain range gives you the chance to explore if you wish the ancient mountain top peaks, picturesque lakes and rolling valleys of blanket bog. The area is rich in wildlife and wild flora and many hours can be past simply taking in the beauty of our valley. The area is also steeped in Irish geological and demographic history and holds its own impressive chapter of Irish folklore.
We can provide you with information regarding hiking access and trails in the area for foot or bicycle.
We are also the base for the Ox Mountain Adventure Camp giving us first hand access to outdoor activities.
We can also provide experienced guides who can lead you through the mountains where you can make a day of finding out about the mountain history and current habitat from our guides. Please feel free to contact us on pricing as pre-booking guiding service is required.
As part of our Ox Mountain Adventure Camp we can provide Archery seasons where you can enjoy a few hours learning and improving your bow skills and compete with your guests to claim bragging rights. Minimum requirement of 3 players. Please contact us for rates.
The nearby woodlands make for a lovely walk to explore forest life and you can find access close by the cabin.
An impressive intact Roman Catholic Mass Rock site sits beyond the forest and a path to it can be found hrough the woods or you can use the main road a short 5 minute walk
6 Bicycles can be hired through our allied company the Ox Mountain Development Company and we can provide information on bike routes. We can deliver bicycles to the cabin but pre booking is required.
The national loop walk 'The
Sligo Way' can be joined within a 30 minute walk of our location making the cabin a comfortable stopover point for trekkers on walk throughs.
The lakes of Lough Easky and Lough Talt are close by where you can fish for Salmon, Trout and the rare Artic Char. Local watersport company's Wild Wet Adventures and Awesome Adventures operated water based activities from these locations but you are advised to make your arrangements in advance with any provider. We do not directly offer watersports.
Horse riding lovers can find two stables that offer services nearby. Banada Stables and Woodlands Equestrian in Cloonacool can both be found online and are both within a 15 minute drive.
The Wild Atlantic Way can be joined within a 15 minute drive to the west of our location toward the town of Easky making us a well placed overnight stop location.
Eagles Flying in Ballymote run impressive raptor shows each day and are approximately 30 drive away.
Tubbercurry town is under 15 minutes away and has lots to offer the visitor, the town also hosts several summer festivals and music schools.
The larger towns of Sligo and Ballina are approximately 30 minutes drive away.
Enniscrone seaside town can be reached in 30 minutes and has clean beaches and a small seaside village atmosphere.
Surfing can also be found in Easkey again 20 minutes by car.
Upon arrival you will find our local
intetest's and things to do booklet where much more information can be found regarding close by activities and day trip excursions.
- Check in 3pm till 10pm
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