Ireland's Hidden Heartlands

Royal Canal Greenway

The Perfect Staycation Location

Discover Irelands hiden heartlands


Places to visit

Center Parcs, Longford Forest Woodland resort with Subtropical Swimming Paradise with indoor and outdoor activities and a wide range of dining experiences. State of the Art Forest AquaSana Spa.

Whiskey Visit Lough Ree Distillery to learn about whiskey making.

St. Mel’s Cathedral Built in Longford, in 1840 & destroyed by fire on Christmas Day 2009, the Cathedral has been fully restored.

Royal Canal Greenway Ireland’s longest greenway (from Dublin to the River Shannon) @228km is located right on our doorstep.

Backstage Theatre – Longford – 19 km

Baysports Water Sports Centre Located on the shores of Lough Ree in Hodson Bay and is home of the World’s Tallest Floating Slide. Baysports is a playground for children and adults.

Lough Key Experience – 19th century underground tunnels, the refurbished Moylurg viewing tower and Tree Canopy Walk.



Golf –  Longford Golf club offer green fees.

Horse Riding The surrounding area contains numerous stables, a number of which offer horse riding. Please enquire at reception for details.

Flying Abbeyshrule Aerodrome is only a short drive away, get a different view of the area with a pleasure flight.

Cyclying Ballymahon Greenway Cycles & Midland Cycling both provide bike hire.  Talk to us at reception for more info

Go Karting  Midland Karting

Boating Lough Ree Access for all Lough Ree is one of the premier angling venues in Ireland – renowned for its stocks of pike – many exceeding 9Kg (20lbs) in weight.


Athlone Town Centre is only a 20 min drive

Cooneys Hotel

Main Street,

Ballymahon, N39 C3X4

Contact Info
(+353) 906 43-8180