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Things to do in Athlone, Westmeath

Athlone is a bustling, vibrant town set on the beautiful River Shannon in the heart of Ireland. 

 Within a short drive from Athlone town, there is a wide range of things to do and attractions. Click on the links below for further details.

 In-House Events Events & Festivals Local Attractions Family Activities


Our Athlone Hotel is situated adjacent to Athlone Towncentre, the Midlands largest shopping centre with over 60 top retail brands. Shop 'til you drop while staying with us at the Prince of Wales Hotel.

Ireland's Ancient East

Ideally located in the heart of Athlone, the Prince of Wales Hotel is the perfect destination to explore Ireland's Ancient East. Commonly referred to as the Gateway to the West, Athlone is a thriving town with centuries of history and heritage just waiting to be explored. 


Athlone town is known for its bustling nightlife but we too have everything you need at the Prince of Wales Hotel - live music venue. Spend your evening in our lively Prince Bar with Cocktail Bar or if you are feeling like dancing the night away, our very own Karma Nightclub.

Things to do in Athlone when it's Raining!

Thought there was nothing to do in Athlone when it's raining? Read the following blog post recently written by one of our guests here at the Prince of Wales Hotel - Click Here