Getting to The Lodge at Sanctuary
The Lodge at Sanctuary,
Dublin airport is our closest airport. You can catch a taxi from the airport directly to The Lodge at Sanctuary.
For more information of taxis at Dublin Airport see
Expressway/Bus Eireann has a great service from Dublin (airport or city centre) to Thomastown. Please visit their website for up to date time tables and costs:
Expressway arrives and leaves from the centre of Thomastown. It is a 25 minute walk from the bus stop to The Lodge at Sanctuary or you can pre-arrange a taxi in advance to pick you up from the bus stop to transfer you to The Lodge. (Please note you must book this taxi in advance if required, there are no taxis in Thomastown without booking)
Phone: +353 83 889 9043
Thomastown is our local train station: www.irishrail.ie
Trains to Thomastown leave Dublin from Heuston Station
Renting a car is the easiest way to get around Ireland – it is a small country and it means you can enjoy the local towns and sights without relying on public transport or taxis. As the area is rural, hiring a car is the most convenient way to reach The Lodge at Sanctuary.
Cars can easily be rented from Dublin or Shannon airports.
Dublin airport to The Lodge at Sanctuary: 1.5 to 2 hours
Shannon airport to The Lodge at Sanctuary: Approx 2.5 hours
DIRECTIONS FROM M9 (FROM DUBLIN DIRECTION)
Take junction 7 off the m9 with Applegreen service station (with Burger king & Costa coffee).
At the 1st roundabout take 1st exit.
At the 2nd roundabout, take the 2nd exit for R448 Gowran road.
After you have gone through Gowran village, you’ll pass by the outside of Gowran Park racecourse.
Travel further along the R448.
You will pass through the village of Dungarvan, with Cleere’s pub on the corner.
Continue along the R448 until you see a sign for the Longman pub.
Take the first right gated entrance way after the Longman pub.
The Lodge at Sanctuary is at the end of the curved, driveway of small pebbles.
DIRECTIONS FROM THOMASTOWN:
Eircode for SatNav: R95 D1R8
We are situated 4kms from Thomastown. Drive out of Thomastown onto the Dublin Road. We are then situated on the left hand side a short distance before The Long Man Hotel.
At the moment The Lodge at Sanctuary is called Kilfane Glebe House on Google Maps.