Things to do & see
During your stay at Glasson Lakehouse there’s plenty of ways to get moving and keep everyone entertained. Grab a bike from our reception, explore the lake by boat or take it easy with a picnic or some birdwatching. Should you wish to book any of Glasson's activities, directly contact our Reservations team below.
With a resort covering over 180 acres why not explore it by foot? Our Walking Pack includes maps, a picnic, walking sticks and a picnic blanket. 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 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. See here for more information.
Coming Soon! Explore the breathtaking surroundings of Glasson Lakehouse in one of our authentic rowboats or motorboats. Take in Killinure Island, Hare Island, Coosan Lough and Ballykeeran Lough with a three hour rowboat excursion for two being €40 and a three hour motorboat excursion for 4 people being €80. Order a packed lunch and create your own picnic on the shores of Lough Ree.
The excellent Lough Ree offers a wide choice of fishing bays and you can also expect to find perch, bream, roach, rudd and tench in the inner lakes. Rent a fishing rod for €15 and take one of our lake boats and go fishing for the day. For novice fishers why not go fishing with a local Ghillie who will show you the hidden Lough Ree.
Why not borrow a bike from us and discover our local countryside? With many dedicated cycle path in the area, Glasson is the perfect starting point for an exploration on wheels. Bikes are available with a refundable €20 deposit per person.
Watch the falcons and sparrowhawks spread their wings over our tree lined avenue, or see nesting Moorhens, Whooper Swans, Lapwings and Wigeons down by the marina. Bring your binoculars and get exploring!
Explore the grounds at Glasson while embracing nature with a Bushcraft experience. 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.
Rent one of our four Tarpon 100 Sit on Kayaks and explore the beautiful inner lakes of Glasson. Adults are €20 per hour with under 18’s being €10.
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.
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.
Test your balance with one of our paddle boards and take in the surrounding sights of Glasson. Available to rent for €15 per person.
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.
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.
Ideally situated in a quiet country setting yet only 10km from Glasson Lakehouse, Athlone Equestrian Centre prides itself in providing a safe and fun learning experience to both adults and kids. Both group and private lessons can be booked with our own Reservations Team, with lesson starting from €60 per person.
Coming Soon! Lights. Camera. Action! We’ve got big plans for2021, including bringing our very own indoor and outdoor cinema to Glasson Lakehouse. Snuggle up under a blanket, watching the sun go down over the lake and enjoy some of the best movies.
Our dedicated Team have plenty of activities to keep kids of all ages happy and smiling during your stay. Get them swinging with Kiddie's Golf Club or see if they can be a junior masterchef with Kid's Cookery Classes, both €8 per child. Enjoy a Teddy Bear's Picnic for €8 or roam around our Petting Farm for free during summer 2021.