Belvedere House

A beautifully restored Georgian hunting lodge, set in attractive gardens, overlooking Lough Ennell.

The Fore Valley

Explore the rich ecclesiastical history of this remote, green valley or suspend your disbelief in appreciation of its Seven Wonders.

Sean’s Bar

Soak up the atmosphere at this ancient and characterful pub in Athlone.

Clonmacnois

The Midlands’ pre-eminent historical site, a prestigious complex of churches and ornate high-crosses overlooking the River Shannon.

Birr Castle

Wander around the huge and varied grounds and immerse yourself in the scientific exploits of the talented Parsons family at the Historic Science Centre.

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