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Cultural and Heritage Sites

Athlone Castle (5 minute walk from the Hotel) –
Discover the rich history of Athlone through a series of interactive and audio visual exhibitions at Athlone Castle


Luan Gallery (5 minute walk from the Hotel) –
Since 2012, Athlone’s Luan Gallery has showcased national and international visual art projects ensuring a varied and engaging arts programme is delivered to visitors of this wonderful gallery


Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum (18 minute drive from the Hotel) –
Take a trip down memory lane at this family run museum which hosts a unique 35 year collection of over 6,000 items including trademan’s tools, horse drawn machinery and much more


Dean Crowe Theatre (6 minute walk from the Hotel) –
This theatre provides an entertaining and varied programme of events throughout the year including the annual RTE All Ireland Drama Festival, drama, comedy, musicals, music, opera, dance, art exhibitions, children’s events and much more.


Ballinahowan Craft Village (18 minute drive from the Hotel) –
Feast your eyes on Irish craft and design from artists, craftsman, and sculptors and take time to relax in their beautiful tea rooms


Clonmacnoise (30 minute drive from the Hotel) –
Explore the monastery and steep yourself in history at one of Ireland’s most renowned tourist attractions


Dun na Si Amenity & Heritage Park (18 minute drive from the Hotel) –
Just off the M6 and adjacent to the Greenway, the Dún na Sí Amenity and Heritage Park Moate, is wonderful get away, full of natural beauty that has something for all the family. You can enjoy a walk through planted parklands and wetland reserve which is home to native wildlife species. Take a trip back in time through Ireland’s ancient past, learn about our legendary warrior Lugh and explore the ancient Ring Fort. Visit our Blacksmith’s Forge, Fisherman’s Cottage and Pet Farm. Learn about traditional Irish music, song and dance at the Scéal an Tradisiúin Exhibition in the Teach Cheoil. A fully equipped children’s playground is situated next to the Pantry Café which serves great coffee and offers an excellent lunch menu.  Dún na Sí is also the designated Genealogy Centre for County Westmeath. Admission: €8 Adult €4 Child Student/OAP €6 Family (2 Adults + up to 3 children €20)