Things to Do this Spring

when you stay at Hodson Bay

This spring, the heart of Ireland is offering the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Spring brings a new start, fresh travel ideas and longer days to make those ideas a reality. Why not find out for yourself the amazing adventures you, your other half, your friends, and your family could enjoy?

The Hodson Bay Hotel is running Spring offers perfect for anyone seeking an outdoor adventure and the chance to unwind. But that’s not all; there is plenty to do and see for those who prefer the ‘pick and mix’ approach to their breaks away.

Keep reading if a fun-filled escape is just what you need this Spring!


Strokestown House

Visit Strokestown house for an immersive experience unravelling differing personal and national accounts of what it means to be Irish. Experience the wealth of Ireland’s elite at Strokestown Park’s Palladian mansion and see how it contrasted with the average rural Irish person at the famine museum. Afterwards, wander through this impressive Anglo-Irish estate’s garden, experiencing a tranquil, rural Irish landscape.


Nature Walks Athlone

Stroll along the Shannon Banks Walk with the sun on your back and water lapping at your side. Or why not visit The Old Rail Trail? It’s a fantastic way to explore Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and a must for cycling enthusiasts.


Yew Point Estate

Enjoy the great outdoors at Yew Point Estate Hodson Bay while exploring 140 acres of unspoiled meadows and woodlands on the hotel’s doorstep. Expect beautiful views overlooking Lough Ree, and enjoy the blissful sense of serenity. Soak up the magical forest walks, fairy trails and stunning nature in this hidden gem.



Indulge in our in-house wellness activities to revitalise the body and mind. Reinvigorate your soul with Yoga by Mevin, a fantastic way to boost your mood and enhance relaxation. Our Thermal Spa Experience is another excellent feature well worth trying out.


Thermal Spa Experience

Why not pre-book your place in our award-winning spa within the reeds of Lough Ree’s tranquil waters. Feel a deep sense of relaxation in our thermal suite, where you will enjoy one hour of tranquil sounds and sensations.


Mote Park

A tranquil and peaceful forest, Mote Park is just 15 minutes from Hodson Bay Hotel: stroll winding roads and paths through a mature conifer plantation of Norway spruce, Scots Pine and Oak. Remember to watch out for the Red Squirrels.


Check Out Our Things to do Page

Looking for more fun things to do around Athlone this Spring? Then check out our things to do page. There’s something for everyone, so rest assured you’re well on your way to enjoying a holiday you’ll never forget. Click HERE to see for yourself.

View Our Spring Offers

Discover Ireland's Hidden Heartlands when you book a Spring Escape at Hodson Bay Hotel. Enjoy scenic lakeside walks at Yew Point or attend our free in-house activities such as Wine & Cheese Tasting Experience, Top Tips with our Chef & more!
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