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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

Glasson Golf Hotel
Glasson Hotel & Golf Club
Glasson, Co. Westmeath
Course Type: Parkland
This Christy O'Connor Jr. designed parkland course provides an ideal place to break up a journey across Ireland with some of the most scenic parkland golf around. Glasson hotel & Golf Club is about 10km (6m) north of Athlone in Ireland's ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Tullamore Country Fair - County Offaly - Saturdays
Tullamore County Fair

Millennium Square, Main Street, Tullamore, County Offaly

Saturdays 9am to 4pm

Producer led market specialising in fine food, street entertai ...
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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

Wedding
The Old Fort
Shannonbridge, Co. Roscommon
In a very pleasant site right at the bridge beside the mighty River Shannon, this restaurant is in a lovingly-restored 19th century fort, and has oodles of character - the old stone walls are several feet thick in places. Churches in the locality ...
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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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