The Midland’s of Ireland Region provides an exceptional amount of activities for all visitors to the area: from activity breaks to sight-seeing trips. Located in the heart of the lakelands and inland waterways, with many Irish heritage sites, breath-taking views, canals, mountains and bogs a visit to the Irish Midlands is a must on your Irish Vacation.
Tourist Information on places to visit in the Midlands :
Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens, Co. Kildare
You can lose the day in this most intriguing of locations where one ticket gains you entryway to the National Stud, Japanese Gardens, St. Fiachra’s Garden and the Horse Museum.
Athlone Castle, Co. Westmeath
This Norman Castle straddling the coast of the River Shannon marks the entrance to the West of Ireland.
Find Out More About Athlone Here
Lough Key Forest & Activity Park, Co. Roscommon
Mysterious and wonderful, Lough Key is an outstanding location to whittle away an afternoon, checking out the covert treasures that it holds. Deal with the puzzle-ridden and bizarrely disorientating Boda Borg House prior to taking a boat island-hopping throughout the lough
Kells Heritage Town, Co. Meath
The Book of Kells might now be gone (housed in the Old Library of Trinity College Dublin) however much of it’s original location remains today, including St. Columba’s Church, a round tower, high crosses and St. Columcille’s House.
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, Co. Meath
Housed in the 1897 Bonded Warehouse, the Centre relates the story of Tullamore Dew Whiskey and Irish Mist Liqueur. Find out the best ways to make scotch then have a little drink yourself.
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