Athlone Castle Visitor Centre

River Shannon & Lakelands

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Athlone Castle Visitor Centre

Athlone’s 13th century Castle incorporates an impressive keep and eight interactive exhibition spaces. First built as a timber fort, this castle soon evolved into the bold and defensive fortress. Breath-taking views of the Shannon inspire awe in locals and visitors alike.

Do & See

The River Shannon and the Lakelands is a large region, taking in bountiful countryside as well as several towns.