Great Escapers

  • Royal Canal Greenway

    The Royal Canal Greenway provides an attractive waterside greenway that provides a scenic route for cyclists and walkers without the hassle of motor traffic.

  • Sports

    Horse riding, golf, clay pigeon shooting, Mullingar Sailing Club.. there is plenty for the sporting enthusiast to do during your stay at Lough Owel Lodge B&B.

  • The Old Rail Trail

    The Old Rail Trail is a rural route through the heart of the Irish Midlands, starting in the bustling town of Athlone and continuing on a converted stretch of the Midlands Great Western Railway. The 40km journey takes us through …

  • Walking: Mullingar / Royal Canal

    Head into Mullingar and enjoy a relaxing walk of less than eight kilometers along the banks of the Royal Canal and through the hinterlands of historic Mullingar. After your days rambling try out one of the many local eateries.

  • Westmeath Way

    The Westmeath Way is a 33km-long low-level linear walking route from the town of Kilbeggan, famous for its whiskey distilling and horse racing, to the town of Mullingar, the administrative centre of the county.

    Grade: Easy | Length: 33.00 km

  • Royal Canal Way

    The Royal Canal Way currently follows grassy towpaths, gravel and sometimes tarmac canal-side roads from the Dublin suburb of Ashtown 105 kilometres to the village of Abbeyshrule in County Longford.

    Grade: Easy | Length: 79.00 km

  • Mullingar Short Walks

    A short, relaxing walk of less than three kilometers along the banks of the Royal Canal and through the centre of historic Mullingar.

    Grade: Easy | Length: 2.8km

  • Mullaghmeen Forest

    There are woodland walks so boring you think you'll scream if you see another wretched conifer; and then there are woodland walks like those in Mullaghmeen Forest up in the northernmost tip of Co Westmeath.

  • Cycle Loop 3

    38 KILOMETRES, 2.5-3.5 HOURS

    Start : An Muileann Cearr – Mullingar

    On this cycle route, you will travel south of Mullingar to Lilliput, a beautiful amenity area with stunning views of Lough Ennell.

  • Cycle Loop 2

    49 KILOMETRES, 3.5-4.5 HOURS

    Start : An Muileann Cearr – Mullingar

    On this historic route along the Táin Trail, you will follow in the steps of ancient Irish warriors who travelled east to capture the Brown Bull of Cooley in …

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