FACILITIES & BOOKING
Our unique and stylish Leitrim Lodge pods offer a perfect short getaway for couples and families set in the heart of Ireland’s most famous Mountain range. You are in an exclusive group of 6 luxury pods at the foot of the picturesque Rocky Mountain. The Mourne Mountain Region is designated as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and parts are owned by the National Trust.
Just a short drive from County Down’s top attractions such as: Slieve Donard, Slieve Binnian, Silent Valley Reservoir, Murlough beach and National Nature Reserve, Tullymore Forest Park, Spelga Dam, Kilbroney Forest Park and lots more!
You are also within walking distance of a little-known Game of Thrones film location on the old Batts Estate, picturesque forest trails and mountain paths.
In driving distance from Hilltown, Newcastle and Castlewellan where you will be spoilt for choice with a diverse range of restaurants, pubs and entertainment events.
Just 1hr 30mins from Dublin and 45 mins from Belfast, Leitrim Lodge is a central location for a relaxing short break away. The set-up of the pod is for 2 adults and 2 kids (or under approx 5ft5) with a comfy double bed and hotel-quality bed-linen included, plus integrated bunkbeds tucked away.
Check out this quick youtube video of the site if you have not seen it already.
We are open all year round, but please note that there is a minimum 2 night stay during July and August. Limited availability 1 night stays for July and August will be released in June.
Please note that online bookings must be made 24 hours before the stay date. For same day booking please contact us via email on email@example.com
Each of our Leitrim Lodge Pods has the mountain view with the same interior, and include everything you need for a cosy and comfortable stay.
You also have a dedicated fire pit at your pod with log seating. There is fencing up at the edge of the site, but we are asking guests to please take care with themselves and little children.
We operate a self check-in and check out system for your ease and convenience. The site host is available should you require assistance and contact details are provided with your check-in email.
Please note that the accommodation and package add-on’s are all paid for in advance via the website due to the self-check in procedures.
You will be provided with a key pad code to access the key for the pod and the doors are all lockable for your safety and security.
There is a privacy glass feature for night – details available in the pod section and in the user guide provided in the pod.
There is ambient lighting on the site for night time.
The set-up of the pod is for 2 adults and 2 kids with a double bed and smaller bunk beds for children under 15 years of age (or under approx 5ft5). An additional cot can be provided for children under 2 years (subject to availability). The price is per pod not per person so there is no additional charge for children.
Electric and power points are available in the pod including USB points. Running water is available in the shower room area, plus a full height shower. There is a towel radiator in the shower room, and within the pod there is a fully integrated fan heater, which you can adjust via the manual thermostat found in the wardrobe area.
There is a tea/coffee making area, mini fridge, plus cutlery set if you wish to bring along continental style breakfast/snacks etc. So feel free to bring additional food items (or wine!). There is also a dedicated fire pit outside the pod so you can place a disposable BBQ there.
The Main Window
We have a fully glazed front at the pod, with no curtains for unobscured views and to experience the sunrise in the morning. For those that want a lie-in we provide eye masks and there is a pod user-guide to show you how to use the privacy feature at night.
Bed linens, towels, and toiletries are provided, but feel free to bring extra. We have also provided an additional basin and washing up items so that you can use the bathroom sink to clean up dishes/utensils that are used. We thank you in advance for doing this for us!
There is a set down area beside the pods for unloading the car and free car parking.
Unfortunately the site is not suitable for pets, but it is something we are looking to in the future.
Within the pod there is a user guide which tells you all about the features of the pod – how to take down the bed, the privacy glass feature for night, lighting etc.
Please see below for full details of everything included in both packages!
Fire Pit starter kit (firelighters, kindling, logs and matches), S’mores kit (luxury milk chocolate biscuits, marshmallows and skewer sticks) and hot chocolate.
Allergens: Wheat, Milk and Eggs
Firelighters, kindling, logs and matches
Extra logs for fire pit
Our breakfast platter includes pancakes, pain au chocolat, mini Danish pastries, yogurts, cheese, granola and a selection of fresh fruit. Served with fruit juice, butter and a selection of spreads.
Allergens: Gluten, Milk, Egg, Soya, May contain traces of Nuts, Sesame and Sulphites.
Sharing platters will be delivered to your pod between 8:00am and 9:00am.
Sirloin steaks, corn on the cob, potato salad, coleslaw and tobacco onions.
Allergens: Gluten, Milk, Egg and Mustard
Beef burgers, pork sausages, chicken kebabs, corn on the cob and burger baps.
Served with a selection of burger toppings and sauces ( Cheese, Tobacco Onions, Tomato Ketchup, BBQ Sauce and Ballymaloe Relish)
Allergens: Gluten, Milk, Egg, Sulphites, Celery and Mustard
All BBQ packs include BBQ hire and charcoal for 1 night. BBQ hire can be added for additional nights at a charge of £10.00 per night. BBQ food items can be found inside kitchenette fridge.
BBQ Hire at supplement of £15.00
Hire includes charcoal and bbq for 1 night.
All meat has been local sourced from R.McCullough Butchers, Rathfriland
Early Check in is available for arrival days Monday to Friday on a request basis and subject to availability. Pre-Booking is essential so please check with our team if available.
Late Check out is available for departure days Sunday to Thursday on a request basis and subject to availability. Pre-Booking is essential so please check with our team if available.
Pre-ordering – to ensure the availability of food items we ask that guests pre-book these at least 2 days in advance of stay date. This is due to some food items only being purchased to order.
Please note: As we are a small glamping site we can not offer gluten free, vegetarian or vegan alternatives. We cannot guarantee that foods have been prepared in a nut free environment. Due to supply and demand some food items may not be available from our supplier, alternatives will be offered.
Full ingredients list for all food items available on request.
We have been awarded our Food Hygiene Rating by Newry, Mourne and Down district council on 20th December 2021.
Check out the above facilities section to read all about the self-catering facilities provided in our pods and the BBQ options for outdoor dining. All guests are allowed to bring their own food and drink to the pod.
We also have lots of yummy food options in our ‘Optional Extra’s’ section that you can pre-order to be at your pod when you arrive for your convenience. All locally sourced.
Everything you need is in the pod from mini fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, crockery, cutlery and washing up equipment.
However, if you fancy nipping out to the local area for something to eat or drink, we have listed some options below:
Great Jones Craft & Kitchen
Niki’s Kitchen Cafe
Doc’s Fish & Chips
Here are some nearby attractions that we recommend during your visit to Leitrim Lodge.
Spelga Dam: Distance: 4 miles – 9 minutes
Rocky Mountain: Distance: 0.5 miles – 1 minute
Slieve Muck: Distance: 6 miles – 10 minutes
Slieve Donard: Distance: 12 miles – 22 minutes
Slieve Binnian: Distance: 12 miles – 24 minutes
Silent Valley Reservoir: Distance: 12 miles – 23 minutes
Murlough Beach and National Nature Reserve: Distance: 14 miles – 24 minutes
Tullymore Forest Park: Distance: 9 miles – 17 minutes
Dundrum Castle: Distance: 14 miles – 24 minutes
Castlewellan Forest Park: Distance: 11 miles – 24 minutes
The Peace Maze: Distance: 10 miles – 18 minutes
Bloody Bridge: Distance: 15 miles – 25 minutes
If you are traveling from:
Get on A12 from A1 and Grosvenor Rd/B38
Follow M1 and A1 to Banbridge
Take Rathfriland Rd, Sentry Box Rd, Fernhill Rd, Banbridge Rd and Rathfriland Rd to Leitrim Rd in Newry, Mourne and Down
Get on M50 from N1
Take M1 to Belfast Rd in Newry, Mourne and Down. Take the exit towards Newry/A28/Downpatrick/A25 from A1
Take B8 to Leitrim Rd
Head south-west on Bonds St towards Glendermott Rd/A6
Follow A6, M2 and M1 to A1 in Lisburn and Castlereagh. Take exit 7 from M1
Continue on A1. Take Rathfriland Rd, Fernhill Rd, Banbridge Rd and Rathfriland Rd to Leitrim Rd in Newry, Mourne and Down
To book simply click the orange BOOK NOW button above. The BEST PRICES for staying with us are always with our direct bookings on the WEBSITE!
This will open up the booking system where you can check for available dates, pricing and packages.
Please note that there is a minimum 2 night stay during July and August.
PLEASE NOTE: We operate a contactless self-check-in system so we require full payment for accommodation is required at the time of booking. You can book just the pod only, and at the end of your booking it will show you a range of options on the optional extra’s such as breakfast, camp fire pack and BBQ – these items will be only RESERVED and charged prior to your stay.
There are also options to pre-book packages such as the ‘pod and campfire’ or ‘pod and breakfast’ so that you know that these are completely sorted before your stay.
All special offers will be appear if valid for the dates that you search.
Once you have a confirmed booking an email confirmation will be sent to you. All the information you need will then be emailed closer to the time – how to find us, what to bring, things to do and see, what’s in the pod etc.
Full t&c’s are in the booking engine, please note that each pod site has its own booking engine and nights cannot be exchanged across pod sites as we operate with different host partners. Our standard t&c’s are very flexible with up to 14 days notice to cancel or amend a booking if required.
Leitrim Lodge is certified as part of the Tourism NI ‘Good to Go’ Scheme. This industry standard means we can provide reassurance to our customers, and demonstrate our commitment to implementing relevant government and public health guidance in relation to Covid-19 on our pod sites.
Special Policy Amend – COVID-19 Booking & Cancellation Policy Update
Please see our dedicated page on our COVID-19 policies and procedures.
Given the impact of COVID-19 on how we work and travel, we have been continuously adapting our cancellation policy as things evolve. Everything you need to know is on our website, plus when you make a booking we will send you full details with your check-in emails regarding a safe stay.
For more information on COVID-19 precautions and procedures we have a special dedicated page with full details.
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121 Leitrim Road,
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