Ballinasloe is within easy reach of a range of colorful Galway’s well-known sights. The Ballinasloe Golf Club and Clonfert Cathedral are just two of the interesting place to visit here. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Glendeer Pet Farm and Temple Finghin.
Visitors to Ballinasloe, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will love the nearby museums and theaters. Visit the museums and exhibit spaces Claypipe Centre in Knockcroghery and the An Dun Transport and Heritage Museum in Athlone.
For those looking to spend quality time with the kids, make a bee-line for the children’s attractions. Take photos, browse the educational displays and discover the variety of species at the Turoe Pet Farm in Bullaun.
If the weather is good head outside and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. If you are looking for somewhere to chill out, take a boat ride or enjoy sunlight on the rippling water, head to Lough Ree in Athlone.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Portnumna Castle in Portumna, the St. Brendan's Cathedral in Loughrea and the St. Kieran's Cathedral in Athlone. These are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. Admire some of the places of worship such as the St. Peter and Paul's Church in Athlone. Breathe in the atmosphere and get an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
One of the best ways to experience the countryside is to head for the greens at the area’s best-loved golf links like the Athlone Golf Club in Athlone.
Sports lovers visiting Ballinasloe should head to Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon to see the Roscommon GAA doing battle with visiting teams. On game days the stadium is filled with blue and yellow, as crowds gather to cheer on their beloved team.
When you’re ready to rest your weary head after a day spent exploring the charming streets of Ballinasloe, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, or the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone.