Heritage, History & Gardens

Marvel at our remarkable trees and exotic flowers or stand in the footsteps of high kings and ancient gods and learn their intriguing stories.

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Cycle The Greenways

Try out the Royal Canal Greenway, the longest and most scenic in Ireland or pedal your way through the heart of Ireland on the Old Rail Trail from Mullingar to Athlone

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Culture, Arts & Music

Enjoy our rich artistic heritage from renowned author JP Donleavy to 18th Century writer Oliver Goldsmith or visit the roots of world famous musicians, such as Athlone’s celebrated tenor Count John McCormack, Mullingar’s Joe Dolan, Niall Horan and Bressie.

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Walks & Wilderness

Meander your way through our peaceful landscape on a woodland walk, discover the beauty of our lakeshores or climb a hilltop for spectacular views

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Parks & Play

Stroll by the River Shannon, find a disappearing lake, make a furry friend at a pet farm, discover local artistic creations that depict our colourful heritage or enjoy the variety of playgrounds throughout Westmeath.

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On the Water

Get active in serene surroundings with two great greenways, on-water adventure or walking trails through ancient lands, native woodlands and lakeshore havens.

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Locally Made and Craft Shops

Local talent is in abundance in Westmeath, watch as skilled craftspeople carve wood that is thousands of years old or taste chocolate made to depict characters from the most dramatic of our legends.

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Tours, Guides & Storytellers

Take a fascinating tour from one of our proud local guides who will immerse you in unique stories at our visitor attractions.

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Golf

Try out some of Ireland's best golf courses at an easily accessible location

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Horseriding & Racing

Get your heart rate up at the Kilbeggan Races or try horseriding through peaceful countryside

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Indoor for Rainy Days

To escape a rain shower or for great family fun, here’s our range of indoor entertainment options.

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