Belvedere House and Gardens in Mullingar
Belvedere House and Gardens, Mullingar, Co Westmeath is located next door to Bloomfield House Hotel. A special discount rate is available for residents of Bloomfield House Hotel.
The Estate comprises 160 acres of parkland with 6kms of magnificent woodland and lakeshore walks, including the Narnia Trail. Several follies adorn the landscape including Ireland's largest folly, The Jealous Wall.
The restored Belvedere House is an 18th Century hunting / fishing lodge designed by the renowned German architect Richard Castle for Robert Rochfort, later the 1st Earl of Belvedere. A fascinating walled garden, designed by Ninian Nevin in 1857, contains one of Ireland's finest collections of rare and special plants. The stable block is home to a modern visitor centre with mult i- media show, exhibitions and fully licensed cafe. Adjacent to the visitor centre are two children's play areas.
There is also a delightful tram, which provides guided tours around a section of the parkland on selected days throughout the year.
Great over night packages available at Bloomfield House Hotel. Combine an over night break with your visit to Belvedere House and Gardens. For more information on Belvedere House and Gardens Click Here.