Westmeath Self Catering Guide
Westmeath is an inland county which contains some delightful scenery - chiefly near the centre of the county, where a number of lakes with wooded shores and surrounding hills provide many charming views.
Home to great abbeys and Castles including Tullynally Castle, a 17th century Castle with numerous turrets and battlements. Westmeath has a rich history of wealthy landowners and Anglo-Irish families who stayed for the rich grasslands and glorious rolling countryside.
The principal rivers are the Shannon and the Brosna, and numerous lakes are dotted around the county, the largest of which is Lough Ree.
Westmeath also offers a wide choice of accommodation to suit all tastes - including Hotels, Guesthouses, Country Homes, Farmhouses and Self-Catering.
Its lakes are the county's greatest asset with fishing, cruising, watersports activities and shore amenities. There is a wealth of trout and coarse angling on the Westmeath lakes, Ennell, Owel, Derravaragh, Lene, Lough Ree and the River Shannon.