In an idyllic setting within the Joyce Country and Great Western Lakes Geopark, only half a mile from Lough Corrib and one mile from Cong village. The village featured on TripAdvisor's top 10 Irish destinations in 2018 and 2019 and is an inland island surrounded by water, with quaint shops, cafes and historical ruins dating back to the 12th Century. Lakeland House is centrally located less than 20 miles from the Bay Coast section of the Wild Atlantic Way at Leenane, and 25 miles from Galway city and Westport - an ideal base from which to explore the west of Ireland including the Aran Islands, Achill Island and the Marian Shrine at Knock.
Offering a choice of private ensuite rooms, private rooms with shared bathrooms and shared dorm rooms, with accommodation for up to 60 people, Lakeland House is ideal for groups, families, couples and individuals. The modern facilities include a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, sitting room, mini-cinema, laundry, BBQ area, children’s playground and free Wifi throughout. The John Wayne movie The Quiet Man is shown nightly in the mini-cinema as it was filmed in Cong.
Lakeland House is 5 minutes walk from Ireland's finest brown trout and salmon fishing on Lough Corrib and 10 minutes walk from the world famous Ashford Castle. With 2,000 acres of natural forest and woodlands along the lakeshore and river banks, Cong is paradise for walking, hiking and cycling enthusiasts. Whatever outdoor pursuit you fancy you will find it here – boating, cruising, kayaking, archery, horse trekking, caving, mountain climbing, zipwiring and hawk walks.
Come to Cong to unwind, get away from it all, return to nature and work up an appetite in the fresh air for the delicious local food served up in the award winning coffee shops and restaurants. Why not enjoy a Guinness in Cong, the former summer home of the Guinness family and Oscar Wilde while listening to some Irish music and having the ‘craic’ in the pubs, which are no place for a Quiet Man! Cong, once seen is never forgotten.