Westmeath A-Z

Lilliput Adventure Centre

Mullingar

Lilliput Adventure Centre is located in Johnathan Swift Park, on the shores of Lough Ennell, approx. 10 minutes from Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.  It’s fabulous, unspoilt beauty, along with forests and lake, offer a unique and idyllic location for our Adventure Centre.

You can take part in specialised courses in canoeing, hill walking, rock climbing or first aid, to mention a few.  We offer multi-activity programmes, day or residential, where you can give everything a go.

 

Ambushed Paintball & Laser Tag

Mullingar

Help your team become paintball legends by leading them to glory in our exhilarating custom designed paintball battle zones. We provide the best equipment and facilities possible ensuring your paintball experience is action packed and highly enjoyable. Based in deep woodland terrain our 5 unique game zones will offer you with truly battle-like scenarios. Our highly experienced marshals provide the safest environment for you and your team to enjoy our games while also supplying battle winning training prior to the commencement of the games.

We are the most centrally located paintball venue in Ireland. Based just outside Mullingar we are less than 60 minutes from Dublin. Trains run 3/4 times daily from Dublin and Sligo to Mullingar. All major bus routes also run nearby. We are delighted to offer transport to and from our paintball venue from Mullingar. Driving to our venue has never being easier due to the new motorway recently opened between Dublin and Galway.

 

Kilbeggan Distillery Experience

Kilbeggan

The Kilbeggan Distillery in County Westmeath is the oldest distillery in the world, dating back to 1757.

Start your guided tour back in 1757 and find out how Irish whiskey was made in decades past. Discover the families that owned the distillery and the importance the local community had on the brand you see today.

Visitors to the Kilbeggan Distillery Experience will learn about the traditional methods of mashing in oak mash tuns, fermenting in Oregon pine vats and see the new Kilbeggan malt spirit flowing from ancient pot stills. The original waterwheel which once powered the whole distillery is still on show today.

A stroll across the courtyard takes you to the present day, where whiskey is still being produced using ancient traditions, passed on from generation to generation. The Kilbeggan Whiskey Bar is worth a visit to browse the complete range of whiskeys, while the Pantry Restaurant has everything you need for a hearty lunch.

Situated along the picturesque River Brosna, the Kilbeggan Distillery Experience is an excellent stop on any Ireland holiday itinerary following the route from Dublin to Galway.

 

Kingdom of Sports

Mullingar

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Kingdom of Sports is a sports leisure activity open to all ages and level of ability in Mullingar town centre.

The arena contains ten different sports from around the world, each in its own self contained section. The competitor will be required to have ten attempts at each sport. Every successfully completion of the required skill for the sport will gain the competitor a “Kingdom of Sports” point with total points calculated once the circuit is complete to determine the Kingdom of Sports Champion!

 

Lough Ree Yacht Club

Athlone

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Lough Ree Yacht Club was founded in 1770 and is the second oldest sailing club in the world. The club has active fleets of Shannon One Designs, Cruisers, Mirrors, and Optimists with racing going on most weekends in one or more classes.

 

Casa Rizzini Irlanda

Westmeath

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Founded in 1995, Casa Rizzini specialize in Pike, salmon and Sea Bass fishing holidays here in Ireland. They also organize Wood Pigeon, Snipe and Woodcock Hunting holidays. and Golf outings. The lodge is also open to B&B lovers.

Please visit  www.casarizzini.com to find out more  and one their staff will be more than happy to answer you.

 

Lakeland Shooting Centre

Mullingar

Clay pigeon shooting is an activity that can be enjoyed by everyone. Lakeland Shooting Centre in Mullingar, County Westmeath caters for all capabilities.

Beginners are started off with comparatively easy clays and as one progresses, the targets are changed to present a challenge. Staff at the centre are very experienced shooters and are always on hand to help with every shot. Also on site is a fully stocked gun shop with a resident gunsmith.

 

Rock’n’Bowl

Mullingar

Bowling is great fun  especially with “Glow in the Dark Bowling”. Relax in big comfy couches designed specifically to enhance and enjoy your bowling party experience.  Test your pool skills with our brand new American Style Pool Tables. Also choose to play from a variety of other games and amusements including air hockey, driving simulators or classic ‘shoot ‘em up’ to name but a few.

 

Lakeland Fishery

Westmeath

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Set in 15 acres in the heart of Ireland’s Lakeland, the complex is Ireland’s premier commercial fishery with 85 pegs providing accessible to all weather fishing and angling when many venues on the River Shannon are inaccessible due to fluctuating water levels.
Lakeland Fishery provides everything for the discerning angler in a beautiful and peaceful setting, as well as a well stocked tackle shop which supplies all bait and tackle. Matt Hayes of Sky television visited this fishery and concluded that it offered challenging fishing for quality fish and, as such, adds another dimension to fishing in Ireland. Species include carp, big hybrids, tench and bream. The carp initially introduced have flourished into specimen fish regularly being caught in excess of 30lb.

Baysports

Athlone

BAYSPORTS, is a water adventure centre on the shores of the majestic Lough Ree. Home of the largest Inflatable water park in Ireland and one of the largest in Europe, it covers almost an acre in area. Combined family deals and individual offers on a range of fun activities await you, kayaking, sailing or just have a picnic at one of our scenic picnic tables and watch the fun at our fully supervised park.

 

Midland Angling

Westmeath

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Midlands Angling provide Top Class Fishing Guide service covering many of the top coarse and game waters across the Midlands. Visiting fly anglers have landed some fine trout while out with Midland Angling Guides, pike anglers also recorded some net bursting catches including many pike over 20lbs.

Some of their top fishing spots include Lough’s Ree, Ennell, Owel, Lene, and Mount D’alton, and Glore Lakes are just  a few to mention.

Full and half days are available, plus late night fishing during peak Peter and Murrough time in July and August. They also provide special rates with Hotels and B&B Guesthouses for visiting anglers, plus deals at best restaurants and watering holes where you can enjoy plenty of “fishy tales” from locals over a pint of  Guinness.

Anglers wishing to fish the Midlands Lakes and Rivers can e-mail Midland Angling

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