Activities

Our holiday home over looks a pitch and putt course with a large public park for children to play. Within walking distance there is the JJB Soccer dome and the Ice Dome which has Irelands first Olympic size skating ring providing a fun day out for both children and parents.

 

Shops are close by and the nearest public house and restaurant is about a 1/2 mile away. Dundalk has many fine restaurants and hotels, the newly built Crown Plaza hotel is only about 3/4 of a mile from Rockfield manor.

 

Within 5 minute drive:
Within a 5 minute driving distance there is the beautiful seaside village of Blackrock with long sandy beaches, good restaurants, children's amusements and Dundalk golf club. From Rockfield Manor heading for Dundalk town Centre there is the Pirates Den, who operate a children's adventure centre and Aura Leisure Centre, which has a 25 metre pool and a childrens pool.


Heading out one mile north from Dundalk there is the Sports Bowl which has 12 lanes of computerised ten pin bowling. The centre also has tumble towers and a children adventure play area.
 
For a fun night out there is Dundalk grey hound racing stadium which runs races every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. In the same stadium there
is Ireland first all weather horse racing track which incorporates a restaurant and two bars.

 

Dundalk has a 7 screen cinema, many great bars, nite clubs or if you prefer the live music scene why not visit the Spirit Store which has many popular artists playing. During the day there is many great shops, retail parks and 3 shopping centres to visit, while a trip to the towns museum will show you the history of Dundalk town through the ages.

 

Within 20 minute drive:
Within a 20 minute drive distance there are many sandy beaches, nine golf courses and numerous historical centres. For horse lovers there is Ravensdale Equestrian centre or for those who prefer 4 wheels try Country Quads which have quad racing archery and clay pigeon shooting.

 

Carlingford Lough has numerous activity centres and leisure activities, so why not visit Tain adventure centre , Carlingford adventure centre, Carlingford sailing club, Carlingford Marina or just book a fishing trip out in Carlingford Lough and take in the breath taking views of Slieve Foye and the Mourne Mountains.


For further information visit www.eastcoastmidlands.ie

 

Useful contact numbers
and websites

www.tainadventure.net

tel: +353 (0)42 9375385


www.carlingfordadventure.com

tel: +353 (0)42 9373100


www.dcsc.ie

tel: +353 (0)42 9373238


Equestrian Centre
www.ravensdalelodge.com

tel: +353 (0)42 9371034


www.dundalkicedome.com

tel: +353 (0)42 9337257

 

www.irishcountryquads.com
Tel: 042 93 78 997

 

www.pirates-den.com
Tel: 042 93 27 454

 

www.spiritstore.ie
Tel: 042 93 52 697

 

www.auraleisurecentres.ie
Tel: 042 93 36 230

 

www.dundalkstadium.com
Tel: 042 93 34 438

 

www.jjbsoccerdome.co.uk
Tel: 042 93 91 301

 

Fishing Trips and Cruising on Carlingford Lough

www.carlingfordlough.co.uk

tel: +44 (0)28 3026 4906

 

Dundalk Sport Bowl

tel: +353 (0)42 9336000


Dundalk Golf Club

tel: +353 (0)42 9321731


Ballymascanlon Golf Club

tel: +353 (0)42 9358200


Greenore Golf Cub

tel: +353 (0)42 9373212