Longford is found in the heart of Ireland’s Lakelands, basking in unspoilt countryside. Discover lakelands, rivers and plenty of waterside appeal in County Longford. Naturally, this special county is ideal for its fishing, boating and the great outdoors. There are plenty of interesting places to visit on a luxury cottage holiday as well as great opportunities to explore the amazing setting that you find County Longford in.
Make sure that you don’t miss out on a visit to the beautiful Belvedere House and Gardens, the wonderful village of Ardagh or the amazing Corlea Trackway Visitor centre which boasts the history of the Old Bog Road, an Iron Age road. There is also the River Shannon, the Midland Lakes and Strokestown Park House, Gardens and Museum for you to enjoy on your visit.
Children should enjoy the Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show which is an annual event that takes place in June or for a more high speed day out visit the Go Karting at Midland Karting for some fast paced fun. For outdoorsy types there is plenty to keep you occupied from angling and cycling to canoeing and archery. You can also try something new and book a flying lesson if you feel like taking to the skies.
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