Walking & Cycling

Bloomfield House Hotel is located on a looped cycling route around Mullingar. The hotel is also within a 5 minute cycle of the newGalwayto Dublin Cycleway and the Westmeath Royal Canal Greenway. Enjoy the fresh air, peace and tranquility. Take in the views of Lough Ennell, relax at Lilliput amenity area or visit Belvedere House and Gardens. This route can take from 2.5 - 3.5 hours. There are also two more looped cycling routes to choose from in the surrounding area.

National Galway to Dublin Cycleway

"Old Rail Trail"

Mullingar to Garrycastle, Athlone

The Mullingar (West) to Garrycastle (Athlone East) section of theGalwayto Dublin Cycleway is located on a disused railway line which ceased passenger services between Mullingar and Athlone in the early 1980s. The Cycleway reopens this direct link between two towns by providing a 3m wide 40km long Cycleway. Visitors to Bloomfield House can join the Cycleway approximately 3km from the Hotel.

Westmeath Royal Canal Greenway Cycling & Walking Trail

Westmeath County Council in cooperation with Waterways Ireland have developed 32.3km length of the royal canal towpath as a walking & cycling route. The route provides the necessary safe, off road cycling & walking infrastructure that will encourage and promote increased cycling and walking activity in Westmeath. The cycle track is a great attraction for cyclists, families and tourists alike. The route is rated as ‘Easy’ and suitable for ‘Infrequent Cyclists’. 

Suggested Routes:

Mullingar to Coolnahay Harbour (10.5km)

Mullingar to Thomastown Bridge (17.8km)

Coolnahay to Meath Boundary  (32.3km)

Tel: 044 93 32000

Web: www.westmeathcoco.ie

Bike Hire

Bicycle hire is available locally from Outdoor Escapes, The Parkway, Mullingar

Tel: 044 93 35351 

Web: www.outdoorescape.ie

Bike Storage

Bike Storage is available at the Hotel on request.