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Athlone See & Do

Come rain or shine, you will never be stuck for something to do in Athlone. Between sightseeing, outdoor activities, historical and cultural attractions you will be hard pressed to decide what to do with your time.

Take a step back in time and visit one the castles around the Athlone area the 12th century Portlick Castle located on the shores of Lough Ree or 13th century Athlone Castle located on the banks of the River Shannon in Athlone town.

There is something for everyone to see in the centre of Ireland. Explore visitor attractions, ancient monuments and museums located within a short driving distance from Athlone. Kilbeggan Distillery, home to Kilbeggan whiskey, the Claypipe visitor centre in Roscommon, Belvedere house and Gardens in Mullingar, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site and much much more.

There are also places for the kids in Glendeer Pet Farm and Lough Key Forest Park both just a short distance from Hodson Bay Hotel.

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Our exceptional hotel location offers the perfect base to enjoy vibrant Athlone town and Ireland’s Lakelands. Along the picturesque shores of Lough Ree, our Athlone hotel is just a 5 minute drive - or a short boat ride- from the lively heart of Athlone Town, while at the same time boasting breath-taking views and calming surrounds to come back to. Read about the wealth of activities in Athlone and things to do in Westmeath and the Lakelands region:

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