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Belan lodge Courtyard Accommodation
T: +353 (0)59 862 4846
E: info@belanlodge.com
W: www.belanlodge.com/
Moone, Athy, Co. Kildare.

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Belan Lodge is located at Moone, Athy, Co. Kildare. It is easily accessible by a modern and efficient road network. It is less than a one hour drive from Dublin Airport. It is approximately 11km from Athy and 16km from Carlow. It is located approximately halfway between the Crookstown exit and the Prumplestown exit on the M9.

Below is a Google Map. The Green Arrow shows where Belan Lodge is located.

If travelling south on the M9 towards Waterford take Exit 3 Crookstown. Turn left at roundabout and travel for approx. 2.5km to the “T Junction” at the N9. Turn right and drive approx. 6.25km and turn right. This right hand turn is signposted for the “High Cross Inn”. Travel for approx. 800m. pass the “High Cross Inn “on the left, go around the bend past the left turn for “Kilkea Castle” and take the first entrance on your left. The entrance is located under old beech trees. This leads you directly to the courtyard of Belan Lodge.

If travelling north on the M9 towards Dublin take Exit 4 Prumplestown. Turn right at the roundabout onto the N9. Drive straight through the next roundabout and continue on through the village of Castledermot. Approx. 5 km from Castledermot turn left for the “High Cross Inn”. Continue past the Inn around the bend past the left turn for “Kilkea Castle” and take the first entrance on your left. The entrance is located under old beech trees. This leads you directly to the courtyard of Belan Lodge.

Belan lodge Courtyard Accommodation

Belan Lodge bed and breakfast and self catering holiday homes. Cosy accommodation with open fires. Renovated courtyard near 17th century farmhouse. The Courtyard now provides 4 star self catering accommodation. The Courtyard also offers 4 star Bed and Breakfast Accommodation. Belan Lodge provides both indoor and outdoor play areas for kids and access to Farm Animals. Indoor games room with pool ping pong and darts. Indoor children’s play room with bouncy castle and toys. Personal Gym. On site Beauty Treatments, from Kay’s Beauty Salon, Athy.

Walks through beaufiful unspoilt countryside. The River Greese runs through the farm and provides an instant attraction for fishing enthusiasts. There is access to a residents bar, and a short walk will bring you to the local pub, The High Cross Inn. Easy access from Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Waterford airports by motorways.

St Patrick actually blessed a well on Belan Avenue, which can be visited, a short walk from Belan Lodge. Legend has it St Patrick was eventually chased out of Belan, and every St Patricks Day, there is a re-enactment of the ‘stoning of St Patrick’ outside the local pub, The High Cross Inn. Belan Lodge was part of the famed Belan House estate and was painted by famous artists of the time, was rumored to have been visited by several kings of England, and even Oliver Cromwell. More recently it was home to the Shackleton family who left their mark on the area. The Quaker school in Balitore was established by Abraham Shackleton, Mary Leadbeater, who wrote the Annals of Balitore was a Shacketon, the explorer Ernest Shackleton lived a short walk along the River Greese in Kilkea, while his uncle Ebenezer Shackleton lived in Belan Lodge, and ran the Cornmills in Belan.’