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Glasson, Co. Westmeath

Glasson is on the shores of Lough Ree approximately 10km (6 miles) north of Athlone, and is the poet Goldsmith’s pretty ‘village of the roses’

Originally built as an estate (Waterstown) village, Glasson still retains its olde world charm, beauty and tranquillity. There are many historic buildings and monuments in the are including the old schoolhouse built in 1844.

Glasson is surrounded by beautiful countryside on the shores of Lough Ree where you can enjoy Lakeshore & Forest Walks and of course the now famous Glasson Golf & Country Club. With golf and outstanding waterside accommodation and dining available, it makes a charming spot for a short break.

Glasson also hoasts 2 hunts mainly the Glassan Farmers Hunt and the South Westmeath Harriers.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Athlone Golf Club - Athlone County Roscommon Ireland
Athlone Golf Club
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Course Type: Parkland
Athlone Golf Club was founded in 1892 making it one of the longest established clubs in the country. It is a superb 18-hole parkland course situated on the shores of Lough Ree in the centre of the country bounded on three sides by picturesque ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Athlone Farmers Market - County Westmeath - Saturdays
Athlone Farmers Market

Market Square, Athlone, County Westmeath

Saturday (10am - 3pm)

The produce on sale includes:- organic vegetables, smoked fish, local honey ...
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Tourist Attractions

Kilbeggan Distillery Experience - Kilbeggan County Westmeath Ireland
Kilbeggan Distillery Experience
Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath
The Kilbeggan Distillery is the oldest distillery in world dating back to 1757 and home of Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey. The Kilbeggan Experience offers a unique opportunity to see a fully operational traditional Irish pot still whiskey distillery, wh ...
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Wedding Venues

Viewmount House - Longford County Longford Ireland - Wedding Venue
Viewmount House
Longford, Co. Longford
James and Beryl Kearney’s lovely 1750s Georgian house just on the edge of Longford town was once owned by Lord Longford, and is set in four acres of beautiful wooded gardens. It is a delightful house and has been sensitively restored with s ...
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Special Offers

  • Special Offers at Wineport Lodge - Glasson

    Ray Byrne and Jane English’s lovely lakeside lodge styles itself ‘Ireland’s first wine hotel’ and, although it is not an hotel but a four star guesthouse, the accommodation - which now offers thirty beautiful rooms, a hot tub and treatment rooms - is nothing less than stunning. Lakeside Midweek Treat - Two People Sharing stay in a Deluxe Lakeview Room, including 2 nights’ Accommodation, Dinner on one evening & breakfast each morning. Also includes a 1 hour boat cruise and picnic on board. From €400 per room
  • The Fatted Calf - Special Offers

    Well known for his commitment to seasonal and local foods, Feargal O'Donnell’s enticing, frequently changed, menus promise innovative modern Irish food in both the bar and restaurant. Their latest special offer menus comprise of a 2 course lunch and dinner menu including a glass of house wine or draught beer for €22.00...

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