Things to see and do - Mullingar
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Mullingar Travel guide
Mullingar : Michelin's recommendations
The county town of Westmeath is an important agricultural market town in the heart of a region known for raising fine livestock. It is also prized by anglers, set as it is on a loop of the Royal Canal off the west bank of the River Brosna, between Lough Ennel and Lough Owel. During his student days, James Joyce lived here for a time, when his father was in charge of reorganising the electoral rolls.
Tourist attractions Mullingar : Things to see and do
On the east bank of Lough Ennel, this is the perfect setting for an elegant villa (1740), probably designed by Richard Castle. From 1912 until 1960 the house belonged to Colonel Charles Howard-Bury. The villa has been restored to its original conditi..
The original fortress, with its 3 m thick walls, was converted into a country mansion at the beginning of the 18C and in the 19C, Francis Johnston added the neo-Gothic façade (1801-1805). The visit includes the two storey Great Hall, designed by Jame..
The 18C covered market in the square now houses the Tourist Information Office. The elegant Courthouse (Mount Street) dates from 1825. The gaol opposite was built at the same time, and public hangings were then held between these two buildings. All S..
Belevedere IRL - Mullingar
Surrounded by magnificent parkland and nestled on the shores of Lough Ennell, Bloomfield House Hotel and its leisure centre form a perfect country escape. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The hotel houses the Stirrup and Reel Bar, Bloomfield Bist..
43-59 Dominick Street IRL - Mullingar
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Next to Mullingar Train Station, Newbury Hotel has free Wi-Fi, free parking and a bar that serves good food and hosts music on Saturday nights. Located in the centre of Mullingar, the 3 star Newbury Hotel is 50 minutes from Dublin. Each room has a f..
The Square IRL - Castlepollard
Prix Prices from : 50 €
Located in the picturesque village of Castlepollard, Hotel Castlepollard is just a 15-minute drive from the bustling town of Mullingar. Boasting 2 restaurants and a bar with free Wi-Fi throughout, free parking is also offered. Hotel Castlepollard co..
Strand St IRL - Athlone
Welcoming corner restaurant with candles in the windows; set next to the river and run by a chatty, personable team. Hearty, flavoursome dishes are a mix of the traditional and the modern. Local suppliers are listed on the menu.
Dublin Rd IRL - Mullingar
IRL - Athlone
Fry Pl IRL - Athlone
Keenly run, airy bistro with rough floorboards, brick walls and an open-plan kitchen. Extensive menus offer an eclectic mix of dishes, from light lunches and local fish specials to tasty Irish beef and even Asian-inspired fare.
IRL - Athlone
Abbey Lane IRL - Athlone
Vivid yellow building with red window frames, hidden down a side street near the castle. The upstairs restaurant is decorated with tapestries and there's a good selection of authentic Thai dishes - try the owner's recommendations.