For 30 years we have visited and fished in Ireland, primarily in and around Ballinamore, Country Leitrim. We have spent the past 5 years turning Abbey Lodge into an exclusive, high quality B&B. Abbey Lodge is located in a friendly village called Fenagh, just 5km from Ballinamore and perfectly placed for the dozens of loughs, lakes and canals that make up probably some of the best fishing in Europe
During your stay with us you will enjoy a good choice of breakfast, a comfortable bed and a hot shower. We would describe what you get at Abbey Lodge is as good as you get at home if not better, five star service in every way
In addition to the first class angling, Leitrim has so much to offer including places of interest, golf, walking, cycling, sailing or just taking in the fresh air and peace and quiet. And perhaps enjoying a pint at the local pub..
Every day is a sunny day in Leitrim, but occasionally, you may get caught out wearing the wrong clothes!
This room can also be booked as a twin or double at the lower price
All rooms are non-smoking and are provided with a television, free wifi and tea & coffee making facilities
A hairdryer, iron & ironing board are available on request
Guests have their own lounge with television and honesty bar
Welcoming tea/coffee and home made cake on arrival
Variety of breakfast options, special diets can be catered for
Tackle and bait sheds with fridges on-site and fresh bait service available
Spacious car parking
My daily target is to catch 100lbs of fish in one session. This magical figure is always difficult to achieve, but not impossible. To date my personal best is 237lbs and my best bream is 7lb 10ozs. A close friend holds the best fish record at 9lbs 4ozs. I have been trying to beat this for over 20 years. One day..
It is fair to say I have a wide knowledge of the fishing here (I'm not an expert angler by any means as I don't think they exist!). I have achieved my goal of catching a salmon on fly both on the Moy in Ballina and at Galway weir with a lot of help from my great family friend and world champion Brendan Begley.
At Abbey Lodge we have tackle and bait sheds on-site and a fresh bait service available to us. I am always happy to share my local knowledge if needed and always enjoy discussions at one of the many friendly local pubs.
County Leitrim is widely acknowledged as an anglers' paradise and has hosted numerous national and international angling competitions. The many unpolluted lakes and rivers in County Leitrim support a huge population of wild fish
County Leitrim has a wealth of natural and man-made attractions. Its landscape is an ancient one; one that is well preserved and stunningly varied. A number of visitor attractions throughout the county reflect and interpret aspects of Leitrim’s landscape and heritage – whether through the arts or archaeology; through farming or history – there are attractions to suite everyone’s tastes
Cycling is the ideal way to see a county like Leitrim. The pace of life, the people you meet, and the accessibility of the countryside provide a unique experience. The quiet country roads, the variation of routes to take, the unspoilt nature of the countryside and the abundance of things to do and see along these routes make Leitrim the perfect place for cycle touring
Take a look at Taste Leitrim, the definitive guide to places to eat, food experiences and the wonderful food and drink producers of County Leitrim. Leitrim may be Ireland's smallest populated county but it certainly packs a culinary punch!
County Leitrim hosts a number of golf courses offering an exciting game of golf to the golf enthusiasts. All parkland 18 and 9 hole courses are located along the Riverside or Lakes shore edge, Championship and Links courses are also available in neighbouring counties only a short drive away