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Family Getaways in the Midlands

Posted on: Fri, 24 September, 2021

Planning a hotel getaway in the Midlands this summer? We have trawled the internet for the best family-friendly activities in Westmeath, Offaly and Roscommon to keep all the family happy on a hotel break in Ireland. So before you book your hotel destination, take a moment to browse our fun-filled activities to keep everyone entertained. We even have some suggestions for free things to do.


Westmeath | Offaly

1.     Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre, Offaly

The 49th Irish Hotel Air Ballooning Championships will be taking place in the Birr Castle Gardens from 22nd-27th September 2019. What a great opportunity to see the multi-coloured hot air balloons take flight over beautiful Birr Castle. Stay at the County Arms Hotel Offaly with its great offers on family rooms and enjoy a great fun-filled stay. 


2.     Lough Boora Discovery Park, Offaly

Visit the fairy trail at Lough Boora Discovery Park and discover the 14 different fairies who live there. There is also cycling, fishing, angling and bird-watching to take part in. The County Arms Hotel Offaly  


3.     Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Offaly

Visit the ancient Clonmacnoise Monastic Site with its ruined cathedral, seven churches, two round tower and three high crosses. Discover life at the monastery through the audiovisual presentation shown in the visitors centre. Stay at the Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club, Westmeath with its great family rooms and enjoy Athlone and a visit to Clonmacnoise Monastic Site.


4.      Belvedere House Park & Gardens, Westmeath

Visit the beautiful Belvedere House with its Victorian walled gardens, follies, woodland walks and fairy garden. This magnificent 160 acre lakeside estate is just a 6 minute drive from Bloomfield House Hotel Leisure Centre & Spa Westmeath. A great day out for all the family. 


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