If you want to experience small-town Irish life, then Boyle is the place. Boyle is lively, alluring, and has something for everyone. History buffs will love the beautiful 12th-century abbey, along with King House, a magnificently restored Georgian mansion. On Saturday mornings, outside the gates of King House, there’s a fabulous farmers market, so you can enjoy fresh vegetables, bakery items, and more. Nature lovers can enjoy an exhilarating time at Lough Key Forest Park, which features an awesome Treetop Canopy Walk. If you want a bit more excitement after dark, nearby Carrick-on-Shannon is a bustling town offering a thrilling nightlife. Don’t forget, when you make your plans, to book your stay at one of the below listed, incredible Airbnb vacation rentals. Scroll down to find out more.
If you want to mingle with farm animals, nibble on garden vegetables, and enjoy fresh eggs for breakfast, then this compact cabin is the ideal accommodation. This cabin is smartly furnished and very well maintained. Located in a countryside setting, yet still close enough to reach the town on foot, this cabin is surrounded by a network of nature trails. There’s an assortment of fabulous places to explore: Lough Key Forest Park and the caves of Keash. Guests are welcome to borrow the host’s bikes to explore the area! For travelers looking to turn the excitement level up a few notches, fun nightlife can be found just 12 kilometers (7.45 miles) away in the town of Carrick-on-Shannon.
"The Hideaway" Cosy Self CateringBoyle, Roscommon, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit’s really tucked away and very cosy inside (the heater is a very good touch )so clean and cosythe accomodation was very clean and prettywas amazing very clean and perfect sizea lovey new clean spacefresh scones and milk left for us was a lovely touch & it was very clean
Host:friendly & kind familylovely hosts that were very welcoming and a lovely home that was very cozylovely place very friendly host and quick at respondingvery friendly hosts and lovely hospitable touchesthe host was very welcoming and helpful finding attractionsRead more reviewslocation was greatlocation perfect for lough key forest parkgreat location nice and peacefulid recommend this location to anyonewonderful space and a great location for exploration
Dating back to 1807, this spacious three-bedroom cottage is an absolute jewel that provides a genuine Irish experience. Restored with great care, this cottage retains the structure’s original grandeur. The rental offers an array of authentic features, like large stone walls and beautiful timber ceilings. The patio features a wonderful outdoor fireplace, showcasing an authentic stone chimney stack. This lodging is only a four-minute drive to key tourist spots: Castle Island and Lough Key Forest Park, which offers a great boat tour. WiFi, TV with Netflix, an indoor fireplace, a washer, a dryer, and bath essentials are available.
Ardcarne Lodge, Lough KeyArdcarne, Roscommon, Ireland
Top guest reviewswifi and netflix was great for the kidsthe cottage was just perfect and so comfortablecharming cottage that just felt so peaceful and cozycomfortable beds and living areasfarmhouse was oozing character felt immediately comfortable and warm scones on our arrivalhouse was really clean and cozythe house was spotlessly clean and absolutely gorgeousbeautiful home felt cozy with personal touches amazing decor and clean roomsgreat please very clean and lovely hospitalitythe house itself was lovely and clean and so charming we didn’t want to ever leave
Host:great hospitality from the hosts and well equipped housethe host was lovely and very accomodating allowing us an early check-in and late check outthe hosts went out of their way to welcome usthe hosts always tried to make sure we were comfortable and baked delicious sconesbrian's parents who met us were great hostsRead more reviewslovely location just outside carrick on shannon and close to lough key parkthe location is great too with lots of interesting places to visit within easy distancereally fantastic retreat location out of dublin with friendsgreat location and easy peasy to checkinexcellent lodge which was very close to lough key forest park
Overlooking the unspoiled countryside of Lough Key and the surrounding area, this two-story four-bedroom house offers lots of room to roam. You’re sure to see a variety of animals from wild deer and rabbits to horses and donkeys on this property and beyond. The second floor affords great views of the pretty lake, and nature trails lead from the doorstep to the lake’s shore. The host provides expert hospitality and offers welcome items such as coffee, tea, milk, wine, and other goodies. Area fishing is top-notch and the host will help arrange speedboat tours, if you’re interested. Complimentary WiFi, cable TV, a washer and dryer, are a few of the amenities.
On Lake shore with Horses, Jetty, Games roomBoyle, Roscommon, Ireland
Top guest reviewstrinity lodge offers wonderful views and comfortable family spacegreat house with beautiful views and large roomsplenty of space for 8 people with nice bedrooms fully stocked kitchen and facilitiesgreat size house with very comfortable living spaceeverything was great very clean great amenitiesthis place was beautiful quaint clean and comfortablethe rooms were very cleanthe house was clean and warm beds comfy and living area spacious
Host:host was very helpfully with everythingthe town itself is easy accessible by taxi for which the host can recommend a good taxi companyrose our host was so helpful and made us feel very welcomerose was a fantastic hostdonkeys and horse were so friendlyRead more reviewsthe house and location are beautiful situated overlooking lough keywonderful location and a very comfortable home away from homea really lovely house in an absolutely beautiful locationwas close to lough key forest park and the restaurant down the road the moorings was fabulouslovely peaceful and scenic location the house is big and spacious and very cosy
This private room in a comfy home is surrounded by lots of nearby diversions. Enjoy a highly recommended walk to scenic Lough Key Forest, or take a quick drive to lovely Carrick-on-Shannon. Located in a very quiet neighborhood, there are three bedrooms and every bedroom is nicely furnished with a soft double bed. Guests are afforded access to a well-appointed kitchen and an inviting living room equipped with a TV. A reliable WiFi connection is on hand. There’s also a convenient washing machine, so there’s no need to worry about searching for a laundromat.
The willowsRoscommon, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe shower was modern and excellentthe whole house was amazing very comfortable and cleanhouse very friendly and cleanvery clean and lots of things to make stay more pleasant like local info and toiletriesplace and house absolutely spotless we stayed only one night so that was perfectthis lovely home is clean pretty and very comfortable and welcoming
Host:the hosts are so kind friendly and helpfuljohn and orla were friendly and welcomingthanks for hosting us on a great weekend john and orlajohn was very helpful allowing an early check in and the house was immaculatewe were welcomed in a friendly way by john and orlaRead more reviewsvery nice place and locationvery well positioned to explore boyle and the forest park and lough keyit is a lovely place situated just a few minutes walk outside of boyle town centre
Housed in an 1800s classic building, this fantastic bed and breakfast-style accommodation will make you feel like royalty. Each room offers a plush king-sized bed and a private en-suite bathroom. Polished hardwood floors, lots of natural light, a TV with multiple channels, complimentary WiFi, and a tea and coffee preparation station complete this spectacular lodging. A hot and hearty breakfast is prepared every morning, and guests can find splendid restaurants, lively bars, and expert shops in close proximity.
Linsfort Guesthouse Bed & BreakfastBoyle, Roscommon, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe wifi worked greatthe room is great and franck is an amazing hosteverything was incredibly cleanthe room was very clean and quiet i had a great sleepour room was gorgeous stylish and cleanfrank's place is a tastefully decorated and rather grand townhouse with spacious comfortable and clean rooms
Host:frank is a great hostfrank is an excellent hostfrank was super lovely and helpful really accommodating when i thought i'd be checking in earlier than expectedfrank is so helpful and accommodating and the room we stayed in was lovelywhat a lovely b&b the hosts have covered every detail and provide a clean comfortable and charming accommodationRead more reviewsthe location is good because it is so centralgreat location excellent food lots of free parking nearby
Boasting an unbeatable view of Lough Key, this newly remodeled four-bedroom farmhouse offers a lovely accommodation. The tourist activities in the area are certainly memorable, from an Arigna mining experience to an animal farm that’s sure to thrill any kids in your party. Nearby Carrick-on-Shannon is a nice excursion, offering great shopping and delicious restaurants. The entire house is filled with a real coziness and comfort, with easygoing furnishings and plenty of streaming sunlight throughout every room. No WiFi is available, but there’s a washer, a dryer, shampoo, hairdryer, bath essentials, a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, and TV.
Pleasant ViewKnockvicar, Roscommon, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe house is very comfortable with a big comfortable couch that easily fit all six of usthe house was very clean warm and cosy and extremely well stockedoverall pleasant view was very clean spacious and well-stocked with towels and extra bedding
Host:what made our stay even more amazing and special was vincent the hostRead more reviewsan excellent location for us to visit lough key forest park for a long weekendthe house is in a beautiful peaceful location not too far from carrick-on-shannon by carlovely house in a beautiful rural scenic locationit is close to carrick-on-shannon and lough key adventure centre where we did some activitiesthis is a lovely well equipped house in a very quite rural location with a beautiful view
Originally constructed in the 1800s, this spacious five-bedroom house has undergone a splendid remodeling, yet it still maintains its authentic charm. Boasting a wonderful open layout, the kitchen is bright with pretty accent tiles, stone walls, fine appliances, and attractive cabinetry. There’s a large table for dining with ease, and the house is filled with classic furnishings. The sunroom is a delightful spot to lounge with a bottle of wine or a cup of tea. Guests enjoy the benefits of the quiet countryside, as well as easy access to the towns of Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon.
Large Renovated Family Farm House
Located on the oldest street in Boyle and situated in the town’s center, this one-bedroom apartment is surrounded by lots of history. The interior space offers loads of charm. Functional throughout, this second-floor apartment is only 5 kilometers (3.10 miles) from Lough Key Forest, and it’s just a 2-minute walk to King House. Sleeping arrangements include a cushy double bed in the bedroom and a nice sofa bed in the living room. In addition, the living room can be curtained off if privacy is needed for extra guests. WiFi, free street parking, a fully appointed kitchen, bath essentials, and more can be found at this lodging.
OldCoachApartment Green Street Boyle Ireland
Converted from a schoolhouse built in 1902, this spacious three-bedroom lodging features comfort and a unique construction. The living room and the master bedroom are great additions to the property that provide sliding doors which allow wonderful breezes. Each bedroom offers a cushy double bed. The kitchen is ultra modern and nicely equipped with stainless steel appliances. This house is only a five-minute drive to Boyle, where you can uncover interesting tourist attractions, along with a handy supermarket, pub, and restaurant. Carrick-on-Shannon and Lough Key are also close by.
Tivanagh SchoolhouseBoyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
With great sights of the abbey and river, this pleasant two-bedroom apartment is a functional and comfortable accommodation. The full-service kitchen dazzles, with granite countertops, beautiful accent tiles, and first-rate appliances. Shiny hardwood floors, high ceilings, a spacious layout, and comfy furnishings comprise this sunny first-floor apartment. The apartment is surrounded by every imaginable natural setting: mountains, rivers, lakes, and, of course, the Lough Key Forest.
Abbey View 2Roscommon, Ireland
A magical destination
Boyle is a magical destination, set in a hilly, green, and historic Irish community. Visit Boyle and you’ll have your fill of genuine hospitality, interesting points of interest, and glorious scenery. A stay in Boyle is also guaranteed splendid lodging, if you opt for one of these Airbnb vacation rentals!
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