Riversdale Self-Catering is a handcrafted log cabin made from Scandinavian pine, located in a secluded setting adjoining Lough Key, the Boyle River & Clarendon Lough. Riversdale Self-Catering is run by the Burke family who have a long history in the hospitality industry. 

Visitors can enjoy beautiful scenic walks around our own private forest or a peaceful stroll along the river. Riversdale Self-Catering is an ideal destination for guests who wish to fish the local river or Lough Key. For more information on a fishing holiday, click here.

The cabins are a short walk to the Moorings Country Pub and Restaurant overlooking a marina and a short drive to the historic town of Boyle. The historic landmarks of Boyle include King House, a Georgian mansion and the famous 12th century Boyle Abbey

Riversdale Self-Catering provide lake boats to visitors who wish to explore the historic islands of Lough Key. There are many historic islands on Lough Key, all with a story to tell. The most famous is Castle Island containing the remains of a 17th century castle and known for its legendary love story, the Legend of Úna Bhán.

Lough key Forest and Activity Park is a short distance from Riversdale. The park offers something for everyone from exploring the historic landscape to zip lining and woodland segway, for the more adventurous!


The self-catering log house has three bedrooms; two twin rooms downstairs and an open plan double room upstairs overlooking the living area. There is an external veranda with patio furniture.

The living area contains a wood burning stove, a geothermal heat pump and all mod-cons.  

Other utilities include a washing machine, dryer, electric cooker, dishwasher and TV. A supply of linen, towels and a welcome pack of tea, coffee, bread, butter, milk, fire-lighter and timber for the stove are provided to all guests checking in to Riversdale Log House.

There is secure parking and a large open area for children to play.

2017 RATES

Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb €400 per week

Mar €450 per week

April, October €500 per week

May, September €600 per week

June, July & August €675 per week

Short stay: 3 nights €125 per night/ 2 nights €150 per night

**NOTE:- Rates may vary during Bank Holiday and other Holiday periods.  Please see Special Offers page.

** NOTE:-  Additional bags of firewood are available for purchase if required, electricity is charged at a rate of 0.20 cent per unit.

Riversdale Log Cabin

Knockvicar, Boyle, Co.Roscommon

Contact: John & Martina

Tel: +353 (0) 86 8170996

Email: jpburke7@gmail.com

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