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   Welcome to the Allen Centre

Family Rooms  3 Bunk beds  en suite –  €70 per night     –  cooking facilities included.

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Lough Allen Sailing Club
Sailing Course Level One ISA approved for beginners takes place on Saturday  and Sunday the 15th and 16th of August from 9.30am to 4pm each day ( Subject to wind conditions) Boat Type Pico’s .
Location  Allen Centre. Drumshanbo Co Leitrim. Contact 0876312708 or email info@allen.ie       160 Euro per person

Fantastic watersports activities where you don’t need to splash out and the children ask “when are we coming back”.

Day visitors welcome for all our water activities.

Camping and Caravan facilities also available

Contact 0876312708

                           Email    info@allen.ie   +353 (0)87-6312708
                                 Lough Allen,Drumshanbo,Co. Leitrim

Allen Centre

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Lough Allen Education Centre (8 bedroom facility) Drumshanbo , Co Leitrim beside the Lough Allen Hotel.      

The accommodation is Failte Ireland approved and the quiet surroundings makes it the perfect place to get away from it all. Situated in the Northwest of Ireland is truly somewhere special! Situated on the shores of Lough Allen, only 14 km from the bustling town of Carrick on Shannon, it is just a short walk to the town of Drumshanbo. So be assured whatever the reason for your visit, Lough Allen Education Centre at Lough Allen in Drumshanbo offers great value for money at any time of year. The centre has a large reception area which looks out on to Lough Allen affording panoramic views of the Lough and Sliabh an Iarainn Mountain range. Lough Allen is well known for fishing and sailing.
There are also a number of major walks in the region. At Lough Allen the accommodation consists of eight en-suite bedrooms with 3 bunk beds to a room. Water sports holidays can take many forms on Lough Allen. Whether you fancy relaxing sailing holiday, you want to learn canoeing, or fishing with your family or group and like the idea of kayaking or windsurfing holidays, or just visiting the area on holidays or just passing through you can enjoy a session for 3 hours from €20  per person .
Rent a fishing boat with an engine for €70  for a session. At the Allen Centre we have a huge choice of water activity holidays to suit every taste and every age group. – and all at great prices for Canadian canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, team building games, pike angling, trout fishing and coarse angling.

Prices 2020

 Rowing Boats for hire €25  for the day
Kayaking / Canoeing sessions €25   for 3 hours
Sailing session €50  for 3 hours
Fishing Boat / engine/ Fuel Full day rate   €70

Facebook Links to further information and photographs –

 Lough Allen Angling updates on angling on Lough Allen and surrounding lakes




Click here for Lough Allen Wind and Weather


Allen Centre Caravan Camping

Acres Lake Floating boardwalk on the Shannon Blueway…

Head into the blue to discover the Shannon at the new Acres Lake Floating Boardwalk

The Shannon Blueway is a network of multi-activity recreational trails, they provide scenic routes into the heart of rural Ireland by canoe, bike or on foot.
This exciting new development around Acres Lake includes an iconic floating boardwalk around the lake, extend the walking and cycling trails all the way into Drumshanbo, connecting it to Leitrim Village.  Link   http://www.bluewaysireland.org/head-into-the-blue/acres-lake-floating-boardwalk-on-the-shannon-blueway

Driftwood Boat Blog

A family holiday that takes in some River Shannon boating is hard to beat. This episode we’re cruising to Lough Allen one of the large lakes on the River Shannon. I’ve heard people say that you can’t rely on the weather, but a river Shannon boating holiday is one of the few holidays that you can enjoy even in poor weather. A day spent on a river Shannon cruise, and meandering this waterway, is the best relaxation you will ever get. So check this episode when the river Shannon is seen in the usual Irish weather! Hope you’ll enjoy, and maybe consider river Shannon holidays by boating, fishing or even camping for you and your family? thanks for watching.

Arigna Mining ExperienceArigna Mining Experience

Light- and sound-enhanced tours of an underground coal mine, plus a geology and history exhibition.

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Lough Allen

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Group on O’Connor’s Island

Joe Mooney School Cancelled 2020 


info@allen.ie  T. +353 (0)71 9640588 or +353 (0)87-6312708
Lough Allen,Drumshanbo,Co. Leitrim

Nationwide Visit RTE 23rd of Oct 2019

 Rates 2019 

Irish Camping and Caravan Club                   https://www.iccc.ie/

Type of accommodation With Electricity
Caravan per night  €25  
Camping ( first person) N/A N/A €12
Camping ( Second +)     €6
Campers per day  €25 Family tent  
Refuse Bags     € 1  @ reception
Recycling rear of building     Free 

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