Swim in the open waters of Lough Lene, Lough Owel or Lough Ennell, at one of three designated bathing waters. A great way to experience the refreshing clear waters and stunning scenery of Westmeath's lakes.

Westmeath's designated Bathing Waters are located at:

  • Portnashangan (Lough Owel),

  • The Cut (Lough Lene)

  • Lilliput (Lough Ennell)

Click here for a map showing the locations.

If you plan to head out for a swim, always stay safe. Water Safety Ireland provide information on what to look out for when swimming in the open water and advice on how to stay safe.

Contact Us

Address: Bathing Waters at Lough Owel, Lough Lene and Lough Ennell, County Westmeath
W: https://www.westmeathcoco.ie/en/ourservices/yourcouncil/councilnews/publicparticipationidentificationofbathingwaters.html

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