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Stunningly situated in the heart of the beautiful Westmeath Lakelands in an idyllic setting overlooking Lough Ennell, this Irish, family-owned hotel is nestled in rolling countryside amidst acres of rich parkland and lofty trees, where you will be close to culture, history and the ancient myths of Co. Westmeath. This luxurious four-star hideaway is noted for its delicious fine dining, attentive service, superb leisure facilities and warm welcome that extends far beyond the front door. Be it a pampering spa escape, special occasion, romantic getaway or fun family break, an oasis of tranquility awaits for all kinds of celebrations. For business and holiday guests, our seamless blend of country-house character and contemporary four star luxury will make you feel completely at home with ideal amenities for all. Not only is Bloomfield House Hotel, Leisure Club and Spa the perfect location for relaxation and indulgence, but there are so many great activities onsite and in the surrounding
Address: Belvedere, Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland N91 HP8E
- Old Kilbeggan Distillery - km
- Kilbeggan Racecourse - km
Things to See & Do
- Old Kilbeggan Distillery
- Tullynally Castle
- Belvedere House & Gardens
- Kilbeggan Racecourse
- Lough Ree
- Mullingar Greyhound Stadium
- Athlone Castle
- glasson golf club
- mullingar golf club
- Hill of Uisneach
- belvedere house and gardens
Old Kilbeggan Distillery
Belvedere House & Gardens
Things to Do
Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum is found in south Roscommon which is filled with lakes and rivers. Discover this area’s farming and folk life from the 18th century to the recent past. Here you will find a unique 25 year collection of over 5,000 items of restored farm machinery, tools, household utensils and rural artefacts. Take a step back in time and see how your grandparents lived in rural Ireland.
Old Kilbeggan Distillery is indeed an experience that will transport you back two centuries and yet you will see this old distillery still producing their world famous Kilbeggan whiskey. From the creaking timber water wheel to the giant steam engine, along with a knowledgeable tour guide and a few tastings of whiskey, this experience will remain well in the memory bank for a long time!
Belvedere House Gardens & Park is found only a few kilometres outside Mullingar town and is open all year round with a full calendar including musical, sporting and family friendly events. There is plenty to see and do for everyone in the family in this 160 acres of stunning lakeside parkland and magnificent woodland. There are four playgrounds, woodland and lakeshore walks, several follies, a fascinating walled garden that hosts a fine collection of rare and unique plants and a stable block which houses a modern visitor centre and a fully licensed café.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is found on the west bank of the river Shannon and reopened in November 2012 after extensive renovations. This 13th century Norman castle hosts 8 exhibition spaces that will immerse you in the ancient history of Athlone town, its people and the surrounding area.
Glendeer Pet Farm, located 8 kms west of Athlone, is fun filled for all the family. Feed, pet and hold the friendly animals, follow the secluded Fairy trail, get lost in the maze, challenge yourself to the double obstacle course and bring the little ones along to the soft play toddler area. Take a picnic with you and avail of the outdoor or indoor picnic areas. Keep an eye out for the seasonal family events that are held throughout the year, including Halloween Spooktastic and December Lapland.
The Athlone to Mullingar Greenway, also known as the Old Rail Trail, is a dedicated cycle path that connects Athlone with Mullingar, passing through the town of Moate. The Trail is 40km long and is a converted stretch of the former Midlands Great Western Railway. Cycle under arched bridges, through a tunnel and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful countryside on this well maintained route through the heart of the midlands.
Dun na Si Amenity & Heritage Park Moate can be found adjacent to the Greenway. Discover Ireland’s ancient past by exploring the ancient Ring Fort, learning about the legendary warrior Lugh and visiting the Blacksmith’s Forge and Fisherman’s Cottage and seeing how communities lived in times past. Experience traditional Irish Music, song and dance in the Teach Cheoil and take a walk in the natural beauty of the Park’s surroundings. Have a coffee in the Pantry Café while the kids enjoy the playground next to it. Dun na Si is also the designated Genealogy Centre for County Westmeath.
Fore Abbey is found 30 minutes from Mullingar and it is well worth exploring this ancient and serene site. The Christian monastery was founded by St Feichin in 630 AD and at one stage was quite sizeable with 300 monks and 2000 students residing there. There are many ancient ruins to be discovered here. Search for the Seven Wonders of Fore which include the monastery, the mill without a race, the water that flows uphill and the tree that won’t burn!
Tullynally Castle and Gardens is situated in north Westmeath and is surrounded by a scenic countryside of hills and lakes. There are beautifully restored gardens including terraced lawns, woodland walks, walled gardens and 2 ornamental lakes. For the children there are ducks, swans, llamas and an exciting discovery trail. Return to the Castle Courtyard where you will find the sunny Tearooms and treat yourself to some delicious homemade bites.
Lilliput Adventure Centre is located just 10 minutes outside Mullingar town on the shores of Lough Ennell. Book yourself in for a day’s adventure or a multi-day course. The Centre is surrounded by natural amenities to enjoy such as canoeing, hill walking and rock climbing. Up to 50 people can stay on site and there are also camping facilities for scouting and other groups to avail of.