Welcome to Lough Owel Lodge Mullingar
We are open to guests from April to October.
Come and stay in the heart of Ireland at Martin and Aideen’s Lough Owel Lodge Bed and Breakfast on their organic farm beside the lake, Lough Owel. It is just five minutes’ drive from the market town of Mullingar, Co Westmeath an hour from Dublin. You can meet the animals on the farm in particular Sonny and Cher our resident donkeys as you walk through the idyllic farmland to the shore of the lake where you can watch the sailing boats. Trees and sky will fill your eyes and feed your soul, as Aideen’s home-produce will feed your body.
Our certification as a member of Green Hospitality means that we have been recognised as helping to care for our environment and the beautiful world we live in, so now you can enjoy your holiday knowing that you are doing you bit for the environment too!
Things to Do
Enjoy a game of tennis (rackets are available), table tennis in our games room or finish the day by taking one of the several gentle walks in the area. Information and maps can be provided. Drying facilities for guest’s walking gear are available.
Game or course fishing can be arranged in the area with gillies and boat hire available. Packed lunches can be arranged, just book beforehand. We have lots more places of interest near to Lough Owel Lodge.
Where to go
Lough Owel Lodge is just 10 minutes from Belvedere House and Gardens. We are 30 minutes from Locks Distillery which is the oldest distillery in the world. The Tullamore Dew museum is also a short drive away. We are within an hour’s drive of many of Ireland’s historical sites such as Fore Abbey, Lough Crew Cairns, Trim castle, Newgrange, Clonmacnoise and Strokes Town Famine Museum.
The bustling city of Dublin can be reached by car in a little over one hour or it is possible to take a train from Mullingar which will take you directly into the city centre and which will allow you to enjoy the countryside along the way.
Many photos by kind permission of John McCauley.