Local Attractions

Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club, Athlone, Ireland is the ideal Hotel to stay in and explore the lakelands of Ireland.  With numerous Historical & Cultural sites within a short distance, Glasson Country House Hotel is the perfect central location.  Here are just some of the local attractions to view during your stay:
Attraction Opening Hours What you will discover
Athone Castle Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm
 View the amazing new exhibitions depicting Life in Athlone from early settlement times onwards.
Luan Art Gallery

Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm

Luan Gallery caters primarily but not exclusively for the visual arts, with an emphasis on meeting local audiences’ needs in terms of art exhibitions and engagement.  Luan Gallery aims to champion innovative, challenging and engaging arts practice.


Clonmacnoise November - Mid March: Daily 10:00 - 17:30.
Mid March - May: Daily 10:00 - 18:00.
June - August: Daily 09:00 - 18.30.
September - October: Daily 10:00 - 18:00.
Closed 25th & 26th December

An Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon. The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches (10th  -13th century), two round towers, three high crosses and the largest collection of Early Christian graveslabs in Western Europe.

Kilbeggan Distillery

November to March - Everyday 10am until 4pm
April to October - Everyday 9am until 6pm

The Kilbeggan Distillery is the oldest distillery in the world. Dating back to 1757 a visit today lets you discover real artisanal Irish whiskey distilling at its finest.

Derryglad Folk Museum

Opening Hours Mon-Sat: 10.00am-6.00pm daily

An amazing trip down memory lane or a look into the past.  The collection deals with Farm & Folk life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past.

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 Glasson Country House Hotel in Athlone is the ideal location to explore the cultural and historical sites in the Lakelands of Ireland