Award winning BnB
AWARDED MCKENNA'S GUIDES "100 BEST PLACES TO STAY"
Lynn Hill’s Angler’s Return is a picture postcard pretty house, by the side of the lake out in Toombeola, and you could be won over in its favour simply by a first glance at its flower-bedecked finery and its sublime location. But there is more to the Return than just the facade of prettiness. Ms Hill marries an ethos to her aesthetic which means that the Angler’s Return is a house where people feel at ease, left alone to enjoy the garden, the house and the river.
FEATURED IN GEORGINA CAMPBELL'S "IRELAND"
“This charming and unusual house near Roundstone was built as a sporting lodge in the eighteenth century and, true to its name, fishing remains a major attraction to this day. But you don’t have to be a fisherperson to warm to the special charms of The Anglers Return: peace and tranquillity, the opportunity to slow down in a quiet, caring atmosphere in this most beautiful area – this is its particular appeal”…
FEATURED IN ALASTAIR SAWDAYS Sawdays Review"SPECIAL PLACES TO STAY"
“Warm, funny, self-deprecating, Lynn adores her gorgeous garden and her guests equally, giving you her undivided attention. In her highly personal house, lavender-blue woodwork sets off…
THE ANGLERS RETURN IS FEATURED THROUGHOUT THE BOOK: MONTY HALLS "GREAT IRISH ESCAPE"
An excerpt from the book:
“But what was I to do with him every time I went to sea? One of the first people I had met in Roundstone was Lorna Hill, a friendly, wildly enthusiastic bundle of dark-haired energy. She had been suggested as an excellent contact within the community by a mutual friend, and we had chatted briefly by the harbour on my first day. She had said that I should call if there were any questions at all as I settled in. Now was the time to see if she was as good as her word. Read More
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1st Monday in June
1st Monday in August (the busiest)
It should be noted that 3 summer season Bank Holiday Weekends take place in Ireland, and this can be an extremely busy time, as the Irish people move around the country for their long weekend holiday!
It is recommended that visitors from abroad ensure they have secure reservations at that time, and perhaps ‘stay put’ in accommodations of their choice!
Roundstone is a small fishing village located in County Galway, Ireland. It is known for its stunning beaches and beautiful hiking trails. The area is also home to charming pubs and restaurants.
The Clifden Arts Festival is an annual event held in September in the town of Clifden, Connemara, Ireland. It features live music, theater, art exhibitions, and literary readings, and attracts a diverse array of artists and performers. The festival also includes workshops and talks. It is a great opportunity to experience the vibrant cultural scene of Connemara and learn about the arts.
Clifden has a number of restaurants that serve a variety of cuisines, including Irish, Italian, and Indian. There are also several pubs in the town that serve traditional Irish food and drinks