The Quoinstone and Arch Court Self Catering Accommodation

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Local Activities


We are approximately 40 mins drive from beaches situated along the east coast - Port Beach, Clougherhead, Bettystown and Laytown. 


Course Fishing is available in the local lakes.  We have 2 fishing rods which you can borrow should you wish to try your luck.  Permits are required to fish in the local lakes but are available from the Post Office in the village.  

Fresh water fishing is available in the local river - River Dee.  Permits are also required to fish here and these can also be purchased in the local Post Office. 


Dun a Ri  is the nearest National Forest Park.  It is a 10 minute drive.  Closer to home, you can take a walk around Lough Bracken (2 miles) or Corstown Lake (2 miles).  There is a large bog about 1 mile from the cottages and in the summer it is a lovely place to walk to. 

Horse Riding:

Horse riding is available in two local stables - less than 10 mins drive away. 

Pitch and Putt:

Pitch and Putt is available in the village - we have some clubs which are free to borrow.



Golf courses are available in Kells, Ardee, Carrickmacross and Kingscourt.

Horse Racing:

Horse Racing is available at Navan Race Course, Fairyhouse and Dundalk all weather course. There is also racing at the beach in Bettystown and Bellewstown - usually in September. 

Greyhound Racing:

Greyhound racing available at the Dundalk racecourse.


Swimming and Leisure Centre:

The Aura Swimming and Leisure Centre in Navan is 20 mins. Funtasia Waterpark in Drogheda is 20 mins. Newgrange farm is 15 mins drive.



We are 20 minutes drive from Navan, Kells, Dundalk and Drogheda.  These are all mid-sized towns with shopping centres; restaurants; cinemas and nighlife.  Ardee, the closest town to the cottages is a 5 minute drive away and it has a large supermarket; post office, pubs, restaurants, drapery shops, hairdressers, butchers, greengrocers and  a fishmonger on Thursday and Friday.

Dublin city is an hour's drive away and there is an excellent bus service from Ardee should you wish to spend the day in the capital.