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.

The Hill of Uisneach

The Hill of Uisneach

Loughnavalley

The Mythological Centre of Ireland, this ancient ceremonial site is one of the most sacred and historical sanctuaries in the world.

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Belvedere House, Gardens and Park

Belvedere House, Gardens and Park

Mullingar

This magnificent 160 acre estate on the shores of Lough Ennell features a fully restored Georgian villa, Victorian Walled Garden, 18th Century parkland and woodland walking trails. But most intriguing are the various romantic follies and each of these impressive structures has a captivating story to tell. 

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Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle

Athlone

Experience a magnificent immersive journey through history at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre on the River Shannon banks in the heart of Athlone.

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Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Castlepollard

Tullynally Castle’s majestic presence dominates a breathtaking landscape, with 12 acres of beautifully restored 18th Century gardens, terraced lawns, remarkable mature trees, walled flower gardens and ornamental lakes.

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Dún na Sí Trails

Dún na Sí Trails

Moate

Heritage tours are delivered by proud local guides who will immerse you in the unique stories Ireland’s past from ancient ring forts to traditional crafts, music and dance.

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Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilbeggan

Kilbeggan Distillery is the world's oldest whiskey distillery, established in 1757 and still makes one of Ireland’s finest whiskeys. From the creaking timber water wheel, to the giant steam engine, a guided tour of the world's oldest whiskey distillery will transport you back two centuries and captivate your senses.

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Midland Cycling Tours

Midland Cycling Tours

Athlone and Mullingar

Midland Cycling Tours offer tailored cycle spins and bike hire to meet your desires. Enjoy the beauty of the lakes, hills, bogs and off-road greenways of the midlands.

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Athlone Whiskey Tours

Athlone Whiskey Tours

Athlone

If you're in Athlone on a Friday or Saturday, put a pep in your step and sign up for the Whiskey Walking Tour (private tours also available for groups of 6+ any evening of the week).

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Midlands Whiskey Experiences

Midlands Whiskey Experiences

Athlone

Perfect for groups of 10+ who are seeking something different during their visit to Ireland's Hidden Heartlands.

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Ruth Illingworth Tours

Ruth Illingworth Tours

Book a tour with this local historian and learn the real stories of our famous local characters, renowned Irish legends and fascinating heritage.

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