There is a lot for families to do and see around Athlone take a trip to the award winning Glendeer pet farm, 12 acre open farm situated in the heart of Ireland. Glendeer provides a safe and carefree environment for children of any age. The farm itself comprises of 6 acres and an additional 6 acres of a nature walks with over 50 species of animals but new ones are always arriving.
Lough Key Forest Park is an 800 hectare park on the southern shores of Lough Key. A beautiful landscape steeped in history it provides an ideal getaway for gentle leisurely activities or more energetic pursuits in the park like the tree canopy walk, Boda Borg, Adventure Play Kingdom and much more.
Lough Boora Parklands is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. The parklands consist of a magnificent collection of natural & manmade lakes, walks and much more.
Turoe Pet Farm & Leisure Park : “A Rural Irish Setting”. Turoe Farm offers a fun filled day out no matter what the weather. One can follow the nature trail around the farm to feed & pet the animals or go indoors to experience one of European largest bouncing castles.
Belvedere House & Gardens Lord Belvedere’s Hunting Lodge at Lough Ennell stands on 160 acres of maintained estate and Victorian Gardens plus an Apiary and Falconry Centre. Belvedere House is fully restored and includes a licensed restaurant, gift shop, interpretative centre, exhibition galleries, three childrens playgrounds, animal sanctuary, tram trips and several picnic areas.