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Get Exploring

During your stay at Glasson Lakehouse there’s plenty of ways to get moving and keep everyone entertained. Grab a bike from our reception, take on some of the local running trails around the stunning grounds. Or take it easy with a Picnic or some Birdwatching.

 

RUNNING

With a resort covering over 180 acres why not explore while getting fit. For the more energetic we have beautiful picturesque meandering boreens with lake vistas at every turn. Finish off your run by jumping and cooling down in the lake at our modern marina. For those wet and cold mornings we have a state of the art Power Gym located in the hotel which is complimentary for our guests.

 

GOLFING

Golfing at Glasson Golf Club is an experience not to be missed. No matter what your level of golf expertise, the course is cleverly crafted so you can tee off for a relaxing round while soaking up the Glasson atmosphere. We offer special rates for guests, rental clubs available and golf lessons available with Lynn McCool our inhouse PGA professional. More Info.

 

CYCLING

Cycle the old rail trail greenway from Athlone to Mullingar. Located on a disused railway line, this is a ‘must’ cycle for anyone who likes getting out on their bike. This dedicated cycle path follows the old rail track under arched bridges, through a tunnel and past beautiful countryside. With lots of entry and exit points, you can hop on and off to explore the villages and attractions along the way.
Alternatively borrow a bike from us and discover our local countryside, cycle up to Portlick or head into Athlone to see the sights.

 

BIRDWATCHING

Watch the falcons and sparrowhawks spread their wings over our tree lined avenue, then venture down to our marina and listen to the cacophony of sound from the reeds where nesting Moorhens, Whooper Swans, Lapwings and Wigeons. Bring your binoculars and get exploring!

 

BUSHCRAFT
Explore the grounds at Glasson while embracing nature with a Bushcraft experience. Learn the basic skills of survival in the wilderness in an afternoon of fun. Enjoy the slower pace of the wild while learning how to build and light a fire, along with navigating yourself through the trees.
Available to book from this August, with a minimum group of 4 people costing €340.

 

‘GO TEAM’ CHALLENGE

With the ‘Go Team’ app, the Glasson Lakehouse grounds are yours for the taking. In a group of up to 24 people, embark on a journey through the resort which will bring out your inner adventurist while having to work with your team to find your way back. Available 7 days a week from our Concierge team, this two hour challenge is available for 4 people for €115, with the choice of adding on others.

 

ARCHERY

Practice your aim with an archery lesson on the Glasson resort grounds. Enjoy 60 minutes of Robin Hood fun and see who can hit the bullseye first, with a lesson for 5 people being €260 and €30 per person thereafter.

 

CLAY SHOOTING

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a complete novice, clay shooting is an activity that can be enjoyed by many. With there being an option for individual or group lessons, this hour long experience is one to be remembered. You’ll have 50 clay birds to aim for at €150 for individual or €120 for groups o 6 or less. Available to book now with our Reservations Team.

 

AXE THROWING

Get a group together and let out any tension that has built up over these past few months. Axe throwing is a fun filled afternoon to be shared with a group of friends of up to 12, with groups of 4 people €180 for this 45 minute thrill. Enquire now with our Reception Team.