10 Things to Do in Mullingar That You Shouldn't Miss

Mullingar (/ˌmʊl.ɪnˈɡɑːr/; Irish: An Muileann gCearr, meaning "the left-handed mill") is the county town of County Westmeath in Ireland. It is the 3rd most populous town in the midlands region, with a population of 20,928 in the 2016 census.

1. Old Rail Trail

Station Road, Moate | R01, Bridge House, Mullingar, Ireland Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Biking Trails, Jogging Paths & Tracks, Hiking Trails More
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4.5 based on 89 reviews

Old Rail Trail

Reviewed By Beltupbaby - Mullingar, IrelandMullingar, Ireland

Great Cycle/Walking path

In many ways this could be the best cycle/walk path in Ireland e.g. perfect surface, quiet environment, no motorised traffic, plenty of farms,cattle, sheep etc to see, terrific for those people who want to get out and walk or cycle for the first time, per

2. Belvedere House Gardens & Park

Belvidere, Mullingar N91 EF80, Ireland Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, Gardens, Historic Sites More
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4 based on 512 reviews

Belvedere House Gardens & Park

Located within Ireland’s Ancient East with many layers of life and history in the big house, Belvedere House Gardens & Park demonstrates beauty, intrigue and passion that make for an enchanting Visitor Experience and an excellent day out with a difference. The magnificent 160 acre Lakeside Estate of Belvedere House, Gardens & Park boasts a fully restored Georgian Villa, built in 1740 by the famous Architect Richard Castles. The estate has a fascinating Victorian Walled Garden, with one of Ireland's finest collections of rare and special plants. The naturalistic designed 18th century parkland, punctuated with Romantic Follies includes the largest in Ireland; “The Jealous Wall”. Within the welcoming Visitor Services Centre is a Licensed Restaurant and Gift Shop and there are also 3 outdoor children’s play areas, a zip line & many picnic areas on the estate.

Reviewed By world-travelllerr - EuropeEurope

Walking and sightseeing

Beautiful place for a walk. There is big area for walking. Lovely place for children. You can also visit the house to see how people’s were leaving ages before. This place has a lot of places which were in Chronicles of Narnia movie. Great restaurant. You

3. Royal Canal Way

Richmond Harbour | At entrance to canal, Clondra, Co. Longford, Mullingar N91 T1K6, Ireland Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
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4.5 based on 24 reviews

Royal Canal Way

The Royal Canal Way is a 146km cycle route across Ireland without any hills. It follows the bank of the Royal Canal which was built 1789-1817. The route is on gravel, grass, mud and tarmadadam. Flora and fauna are completely undisturbed. There is some beautiful 18th cent engineering to be seen.

Reviewed By Vincent D

Undisturbed flora and fauna in a canalside setting

I started the canalside cycle ride at the Dublin Convention Centre.The surface is smooth and well signposted for only a very short distance until one has to divert from St. Laurence O'Tooles church, Sheriff Street, and head towards the five lamps and retu

4. Mullingar Greyhound Stadium

Ballinderry, Mullingar N91 P22Y, Ireland Sights & Landmarks, Arenas & Stadiums
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4 based on 114 reviews

Mullingar Greyhound Stadium

If you're looking for something different for a great night out, you'll find it at Mullingar Greyhound Stadium. Nothing beats the excitement of greyhound racing, and some of the most exciting greyhound fixtures of the year take place right here. Mullingar Greyhound Stadium is within easy access of the Town Centre, so you have no shortage of things to do before or after your night of greyhound racing. You can watch all the action unfold from the comfort of the bar. Or maybe from your table in our bright and atmospheric restaurant, where you can relax and place a bet with our table-side Tote service. We have a range of packages on offer to suit all budgets, so you can tailor a great night out that suits everyone. Racing every Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon-

Reviewed By boardsmillbiz - Trim, IrelandTrim, Ireland

Fun night out!

What a fun night, first time at the dogs! Great service, delicious food & a very attentive Tote guy at our table, made for a very enjoyable evening. Highly recommend!

5. Mollie Moo's Pet Farm

Tudenham Park | Tudenham, Mullingar N91 HY04, Ireland Sights & Landmarks, Fun & Games, Nature & Parks, Playgrounds, Farms More
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4.5 based on 43 reviews

Mollie Moo's Pet Farm

At Mollie Moo's Pet Farm we have: Various Animals, Picnic Area, Go-Karts, Playground, Mini Tractors, Crazy Golf, Sandpit, Mooville- Interactive Village Coffee Shop. Meet and feed the animals in a fun, safe and educational envoirnment. Admission: €9 Child €9 Adult Under 12months Free. All activities are included. We do not accept Credit/Debit Cards! Sorry for any inconvenience.

Reviewed By patrickriggs13 - Mullingar, IrelandMullingar, Ireland

Day out

Been here 2 times grand place for kids to play and learn about animals good day out will be HAD and also a very good playground also was here for Xmas class set up 2 would 100%have a nice family day out

6. Omearas Garden Centre

Gaybrook, Mullingar, Ireland Nature & Parks, Gardens
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4.5 based on 40 reviews

Omearas Garden Centre

Reviewed By Angeld62

Lovely garden centre

I visit O Meara's every few months when passing through Mullingar and am never disappointed. The coffee shop is quiet, but is a great spot to catch up with friends or simply savour a cuppa. The garden centre has a super range of high quality plants and st

7. Lough Ennell

Mullingar, Ireland Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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5 based on 4 reviews

Reviewed By champkis - Dublin, IrelandDublin, Ireland

Lovely lake,great for walking around

Lough Ennell can be accessed from a few places and they're all pretty good for walking around. There is the caravan park area which is nice and in Spring the bluebells are gorgeous here. It's close to Belvedere house and gardens which is also located on t

8. Mullingar Arts Centre

Mount Street, Mullingar, Ireland Concerts & Shows, Theaters
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4.5 based on 9 reviews

Reviewed By Dartheboy - County Westmeath, IrelandCounty Westmeath, Ireland

Excellent Venue

Visited here for many a show. Great venue and shows always A1. Check web site for up coming events. A lot happens here over Christmas period, and indeed all year round. Bar is good, toilets are clean and seating is good. Be careful not to book the first 4

9. Cathedral of Christ the King

Cathedral of Christ the King Bishop's Gate Street, Mullingar, Ireland Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Cathedral of Christ the King

Reviewed By eileenb676 - Mullingar, IrelandMullingar, Ireland

Place of interest

Recently attended an event in this beautiful Cathedral, the acoustic are ideally suited for such a concert. It was a fundraiser and while fairly well attended more people should know about what an amazing place this is. In the past I have attended wedding

10. Joe Dolan

Market Square, Mullingar, Ireland Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
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3.5 based on 17 reviews

Joe Dolan

Reviewed By champkis - Dublin, IrelandDublin, Ireland

No show like a Joe show

It's in the perfect place in town for a decent photo with the main man himself. I think it's a great statue and a nice tribute.

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