Things To Do
On the Royal Canal Greenway
Places to visit
Royal Canal Greenway Ireland’s longest greenway (from Dublin to the River Shannon) @228km is located right on our doorstep.
Corlea Trackway Hidden away in the boglands of Longford, not far from Kenagh village, is an inspiring relic of prehistory: a togher – an Iron Age road – built in 148 BC. Known locally as the Danes’ Road, it is the largest of its kind to have been uncovered in Europe.
Baysports Water Sports Centre Located on the shores of Lough Ree in Hodson Bay and is home of the World’s Tallest Floating Slide. Baysports is a playground for children and adults.
Lough Key Experience – 19th century underground tunnels, the refurbished Moylurg viewing tower and Tree Canopy Walk.
Center Parcs, Longford Forest Woodland resort with Subtropical Swimming Paradise with indoor and outdoor activities and a wide range of dining experiences. State of the Art Forest AquaSana Spa.
Whiskey Visit Lough Ree Distillery to learn about whiskey making.
Beer St Mels, brewery was set up by Longford natives Liam Hanlon and Eoin Tynan in 2014 and now operates from the Longford Business and Technology Park on the Ballinalee Road. They offer beer tasting an tours
St. Mel’s Cathedral Built in Longford, in 1840 & destroyed by fire on Christmas Day 2009, the Cathedral has been fully restored.
Fishing Lough Ree is one of the premier angling venues in Ireland – renowned for its stocks of pike – many exceeding 9Kg (20lbs) in weight.
Boating Lough Ree Access for all provides boat trips aboard a wheelchair accessible vessel Lough Ree Access for all
Cycling Ballymahon Greenway Cycles & Midland Cycling both provide bike hire.
Horse Riding The surrounding area contains numerous stables, a number of which offer horse riding.
Golf – There are six fabulous golf courses located in the area all within a 30 minute drive.
Glasson Golf Club
Mount Temple Golf Club
Athlone Golf Club
Mullingar Golf Club
Esker Hills Golf Courses
Longford Town is only a 20 minute drive away. Check out some of the stores here
Athlone Town Centre is only a 20 min drive
Stay With Us
Always a great welcome, a warm bed and a soft pillow.
The Ideal place tostay on the royal canal greenway.