We have a range of accommodation offers within a short distance of Brideswell
St Ruth’s B&B
This spacious farmhouse overlooks 200 acres of mixed dairy and sheep farm. It is surrounded by the cross river a tributary of the riverShannon. The farmhouse itself is surrounded by natural gardens and a lazy old millstream. It is situated 1.5 KM from Brideswell village
10% discount at St. Ruth’s B&B – For further information contact Helen at +353 906488090 or visit www.struths.irish-homes.com
4 Star Athlone Springs Hotel
Situated on the outskirts of Athlone on the west side 10KM from Brideswell. This 4 star hotel offers a ideal location to view all the local attractions surrounding it.
10% discount at the Athlone Springs Hotel or 1 night B&B €89 per room. For further information contact Victoria at +353 906444444 or visit www.athlonespringshotel.com
4 Star Hodson Bay Hotel
This 181 bedroom Hotel is situated on the tranquil shores of Lough Ree only 5 min from Athlone Town centre and 13 Km from Brideswell. It is adjacent to Athlone Golf Club and an ideal location to view all the local attractions
10% discount at the Hodson Bay Hotel. For further information contact Michelle at +00353 906442000 www.hodsonbayhotel.com
Local Activities and Attractions
Derryglad Folk Museum
The collection deals with Farm & Folk life inIrelandfrom the 18th century to the
recent past. The museum is privately owned and run by the Finneran Family and houses a unique 25 year collection of over 5,000 items. These include; horse-drawn machinery restored to the original working order,tradesman’s tools and butter making equipment. It is located 1km from Brideswell village a nice short stroll from the village.
10% discount to the Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum available once you have registered (as above) contact Charlie at + 353 906488192 or visit www.derrygladfolkmuseum.com
DB Cycles - Free transport and guide from Brideswell for your guided historical tour of your local village
DB Cycles offer a range of bicycles for bike hire for touring the country. Cycling around Brideswell is an exciting way to see the local area.
10% discount off bike hire from DB Cycles to tour the countryside. Bikes can be collected in Brideswell or Athlone. For further information contact Dermot at +353 906492280 or visit www.dbcycles.ie
Clay Pipe Visitor Centre
The village of Knockcroghery has been famous for almost 300 years as a centre for the production of clay pipes or duidins. Visit the Claypipe Centre to see this craft brought to life using tools from the 19th century.
Free admission to Knockcroghery Clay Pipe Visitor Centre – contact Ethel +353 9066 61923
The Shannon is the main artery through the country and the Vikings arrived by river to Clonmacnois in 842. You can retrace that trip from Athlone to this famous monastic site or go upstream to visit Lough Ree. For further information contact Michael at +353 862621136. 10% off Viking Cruise on the Shannon www.vikingtoursireland.ie
Glendeer Pet Farm
The farm has 6 acres and over 50 species of animals. The farm also comprises of 6 acres of a nature walk which were part of an old mass path and also has an 1850 restored cottage. For further information contact Kevina at +353 906437147
Complimentary tea/coffee and homemade scone when you visit. www.glendeerpetfarm.ie