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

Esker Hills Golf Club - Tullamore County Offaly Ireland
Esker Hills Golf Club
Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Course Type: Parkland
Esker Hills Golf Club, a Christy O' Connor Jnr designed masterpiece over 150 acres of testing terrain, is regarded as one of Ireland's leading inland golf courses. It's a challenging 18 hole par 71  championship golf course where no two hole ...

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 ...

Tourist Attractions

Clonmacnoise - Shannonbridge County Offaly Ireland
Clonmacnoise
Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly
Clonmacnoise is an Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon. The strategic location of the monastery helped it become a major centre of religion, learning, craftsmanship and ...

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 ...
  • Wineport Lodge Summer Staycation

    Near Athlone, on the banks of Lough Ree, Jane and Ray Byrne’s beautifully located Wineport Lodge is offering a range of Summer Staycation packages
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