Known for its beautiful lakes and rivers, this is a haven for watersports, angling and boating enthusiasts. Intriguing gardens and forest parks. Athlone, on the River Shannon, is a lively spot.
Time to explore
The Old Rail Trail Greenway Athlone to Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
The Old Rail Trail traces the historic Midlands Great Western Railway track, past restored station houses and under pretty stone arched bridges.
Open Year Round
18th Century Georgian Villa
Belvedere House, Gardens and Park Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
Belvedere House boasts a magnificent 160 acre lakeside estate & 18th Century Georgian Villa & Victorian Walled Garden.
Open Daily Year Round
Savour award-winning whiskey
Kilbeggan Distillery Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath
Kilbeggan Distillery, County Westmeath, dates back to 1757. Learn the history of Irish Whiskey Distilling while savouring the sights, sounds and smells of the award-winning whiskey.
Open Year Round
One of Ireland’s largest castles
Tullynally Castle and Gardens Tullynally Castle and Gardens, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
The Pakenhams (later Earls of Longford) settled here in the 17th century and three generations still live here as their family home.
Open Apr to Sept