We decided to book this cottage as a base from which to visit our son, who was staying in the Gaeltacht nearby. We had our two younger children with us, aged 9 and 12. Our 14 year old came to stay on his days off.
From the moment we arrived, we all fell in love with the place. In the house, the kids loved the double bed at the top of the ladder, overlooking the open plan kitchen and living area. While outside, they couldn’t believe that we were only a few feet from the most beautiful sandy beach on the shore of lough Conn. The caretaker met us on arrival and explained where everything was and how it worked. Not only were we given access to the beach house and the massive gardens (including a trampoline and full sized tennis court), but we were also given access to kayaks, oars and fishing boats, complete with outboard motors for the experienced fisherman. Safety is a major priority for the owners, so they also provide an extensive range of life jackets, which had to be worn...