Residential (South Ireland)

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West of Ireland Centre

The WEST OF IRELAND CENTRE is located only 40min from Enniskillen. The Centre is the ideal location for groups who want small & large numbers in one location. Set in the mountains and overlooking Loughanelteen, this is the perfect location for your retreat weekend or week. July and August are perfect for weeklong summer camps.

In Spring & Autumn we specialize in retreats. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of WIC for your retreat week or weekend. The tranquil surroundings provides the perfect backdrop for times of reflection, study, meditation and personal development. On site there are a number of walks including lakeside, mountainside and Hazelwood trails.

The staff at WIC will be on hand to provide you with information of the area and to prepare and serve delicious home cooked meals during your stay

Visit: www.wicireland.com

Muckross Youth Venture Centre

Situated in the Killarney National Park and yet just 4km from Killarney town centre, Muckross Youth Venture Centre is near to restaurants and takeaways, and just a short drive to Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre.

The centre offers hostel accommodation for 20 to 42 people with six dormitories on two levels. There is a large dining room and the Kitchen is fully fitted and equipped for group catering. There is ample parking at the side and rear of the building, plus grassed areas for group activities and games.

Email: myvchostel@yahoo.ie

Knockree Hostel

Overlooking the Glencree Mountains in Wicklow, this bright, contemporary hostel is set in a converted stone farmhouse. Simple, colorful male-only, female-only and mixed dorms are available, as well as private rooms. All private rooms and some dorms have en suite bathrooms, while some have countryside views.

There’s a communal kitchen, a common room with a pool table, and an outdoor terrace. Other amenities include Internet access, bike hire and free parking.

Visit: www.knockree.hostel.com

Newgrange Lodge

Excellently located only 35 minutes from Dublin Airport and 1.5 hours from Belfast city, at exit 9 just off the M1, Newgrange Lodge is uniquely located within the historical world famous heritage UNESCO parkland of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth.

Formerly an old farmhouse, the Lodge was lovingly restored to provide the perfect base for you to venture out and explore the rich & historical attractions of the stunning Boyne Valley region, also known as Irelands Heritage capital. Offering diverse accommodation ranging from comfortable budget dorm rooms to lovely single, double and family en-suite bedrooms.

Visit: www.newgrangelodge.com

Ovoca Manor

Ovoca Manor is Scripture Union’s Retreat and Adventure Centre located in the stunning Vale of Avoca, Co Wicklow. Set high above the valley floor, the centre boasts breathtaking views. The 21 acres of grounds encompass river walks, forest trails and an incredible array of facilities.

Ovoca Manor is available for hire for residential use on a self-catering basis with groups able to enjoy the stunning grounds and facilities as well as take advantage of the array of on-site and off-site activities run by our qualified instructors.