Golf

Bloomfield House Hotel is a perfect base for the golfer to experience the likes of Mullingar Golf Club, Esker Hills Golf Club, New Forest Golf Club and a wide range of championship golf courses. When it comes to creating the perfect golfing break with a wealth of good-quality clubs and courses, the midlands is the perfect destination for hotel and golf break.

We would be delighted to design a Golf package to suit your Hotel, Golf and relaxation requirements. 

Adjacent to Bloomfield House Hotel is Mullingars 18 hole championship golf course where guests of the hotel are always welcome. Special reduced Green Fees are available at Mullingar Golf Club for residents of Bloomfield House Hotel. There are several other courses within a 30 minute drive that like Mullingar Golf Club offer the highest standard of golf in unspoilt countryside setting.

In this golfer’s paradise, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the number of outstanding golf courses, 18 and 9 hole available. Close by to Mullingar, Championship park land courses provide challenge for golfing enthuasists where magnificent views will also be enjoyed. Set in a backdrop landscape of mountains, canals, rivers, valleys, monastic settlements, castles, round towers, modern towns, quaint villages, this sporting countryside has everything to offer the sport enthusiast - walking, fishing, hunting, mountain walks, cycling, touring, but more than else, the Heart of Ireland has magnificent golf.

A speedy one hour trip down the M4 motorway and you could be any one of the Heart of Ireland golf courses inIreland's midlands. Among the most enjoyable challenges, the Heart of Ireland courses are terrific tests full of character and tradition and all within easy reach of any part of the country. 

Bloomfield House Hotel is surrounded by the following Golf Courses:

Mullingar Golf Club 

Address: Belvedere, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)44 9348366  

Fax: +353 (0)44 9341499  

E-mail: mullingargolfclub@hotmail.com   

Web: www.mullingargolfclub.com  

The Mullingar course at Belvedere next door to Bloomfield House Hotel on the outskirts of town is the work of famous Scottish designer James Braid. Although some “cosmetic” changes have been made since its creation in 1935 Mullingar is as essentially as its designer intended.

A championship challenge set in old wooded and delightful undulating parklands. Generous rolling fairways wind their paths through mature timbers. It hosts important amateur events annually in the shape of the Mullingar Scratch Cup. Visitors are very welcome. Prior arrangement required.

Castle Barna Golf Club 

Address: Daingean, Co. Offaly

Telephone: + 353 (0) 57 93 53384 

Fax: + 353 (0) 57 93) 53077

E-mail: info@castlebarna.ie 

Web: www.castlebarna.ie

SPECIAL OFFER - Residents at Bloomfield House can enjoy a round of Golf on this enjoyable and challenging course for only €20 which includes tea and scones on arrival.

The idyllic Castle Barna Golf Club inCountyOffalyis one ofIreland's hidden gems, set on some of the most beautiful countryside in the Heart of Ireland. Open for membership green fees and societies.

Only an hour from Dublin Airport via the N6, it is ideally located for groups travelling west. Nestled along the banks of the Grand Canal on it's route fromDublinto theShannon. On entering the club, the beautiful stonework of the clubhouse gives a hint of the excellent quality of the course. The fairways are always in mint condition, the greens are immaculately manicured and whether you are a high or low handicap golfer you will seldom make the same putt twice.

The course is interspersed with many trees, some of which are hundreds of years old. The course plays 5’798 meters, par 72 Standard Scratch 69 from the back trees and the course enjoys great popularity with tourists, visitors and societies. Visiting members from other club enjoy the beauty of this excellent course and the friendly atmosphere in the clubhouse. 

New Forest Golf Club

Address: Tyrrellspass, County Westmeath, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)44 922 1100  

E-mail: info@newforest.ie   

Web: www.newforest.ie  

Architect Peter McEvoy, has crafted a truly spectacular course that is both a joy to the eye and a pleasure to play. Already recognised as one the finest parkland courses in Irelandthe undulating, natural forested surroundings bring an outstanding quality to the course, with some of the finest putting surfaces, tees and fairways in the country. Whilst only opening for business in the summer of 2006 the course offers a maturity of play only found on courses that have been around for decades. 

Edenderry Golf Club

Address: Kishawanny, Edenderry, County Offaly,Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)46 9731072  

Fax: +353 (0)46 9733911  

E-mail: enquiries@edenderrygolfclub.com   

Web: www.edenderrygc.com  

Ballinlough Castle Golf Club

Address: Clonmellon, County Westmeath, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)46 9433760  

E-mail: golf@ballinloughcastle.com   

Web: www.ballinloughcastle.com  

Situated in the rich pastureland of North County Westmeath, Ballinlough Castle Golf Course is probably the most natural course you will play, with a mixture of sand and traditional greens meandering through 180 acres of mature parkland, with just a hint of water, that will prove to be a test for golfers of all levels. 

Moate Golf Club

Address: Aghanargit, Moate, County Westmeath, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)90 6481271  

Fax: +353 (0)90 6482645  

E-mail: info@moategolfclub.ie   

Web: www.moategolfclub.ie  

Originally founded in 1900, Moate Golf Club moved to its present site in 1940 as a 9-hole course. In 1993, it was extended to an 18-hole course. It is set in gently rolling parkland and presents a variety of challenges to both beginners and experienced golfers.

The new clubhouse, built in 1997, provides all the facilities that the golfer of today requires and is well worth a visit.   

Mount Temple Golf Course

Address: MountTempleVillage, Moate, County Westmeath, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)90 6481841  

E-mail: mttemple@iol.ie   

Web: www.mounttemplegolfclub.com 

Mount Templeis a traditional Championship golf course. It lies in the Heart of Ireland and is renowned for its large links type greens and undulating fairways. Sitting on a sand based esker affords the course the advantage of being playable all year round. The course was "Built by God, polished by man". It offers great views from the course over 75 miles of Ireland's midland counties. 
 
Mount Temple Golf & Course Club is situated in the Heart of Ireland, sitting on sand based Esker affords the course the advantage of being playable all year round. It presents a real challenge to all golfers with amazing views stretching 100km over the Heart of Ireland. With new golf academy driving range with club professional attached and offering tuition.  

Esker Hills Golf Club 

Address: Ballykilmurray, Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)57 9355999  

Fax: +353 (0)57 9355201  

E-mail: info@eskerhillsgolf.com  

Web: www.eskerhillsgolf.com  

Esker Hills Golf Club is a Christy O' Connor Jnr designed masterpiece, built on unique terrain where no two holes are remotely alike. Spend some time here exploring the ultimate golfing test - it's well worth the effort!

Esker Hills Golf Club is located just over an hour fromDublin, Galway andLimerick. "Esker Hills is one ofIreland's finest golf courses and infinitely better value than places you would have heard of. If you are a golfer - never, ever pass this place". - David Walsh, Sunday Times.

More than 10,000 years ago the retreating glaciers of the ice age created the stunning landscape of plateau, sweeping valleys, natural lakes and free draining soil on which Esker Hills is built. Add the genius of Christy O’Connor Jnr and you have a golfing gem in a unique setting with 18 holes of challenging championship golf where no 2 holes are remotely alike. Noted for its distinct links feel, superb sand-based greens and warm welcome. Esker Hills is the ultimate golfing test and one that you will certainly remember.   

Tullamore Golf Club 

Address: Brookfield, Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)57 9321439  

Fax: +353 (0)57 9341806  

E-mail: tullamoregolfclub@eircom.net   

Web: www.tullamoregolfclub.ie 

The Golf Club is located a short drive south of Tullamore town, in mature parkland of oak, beech and chestnut, providing a beautiful setting for the game of golf. A championship course, which is playable all year round, it boasts a magnificent modern layout with new sand-based undulating greens, picturesque lakes, bunkering, mounding and a new programme of tree planting, providing a layout which equals the best in the country.

The original course was designed by James Braid and has now been upgraded to the highest standards of the modern golf course design under the direction of Patrick Merrigan. The resulting magnificent course marries the Braid design with new sand-based, undulating greens, lakes bunkering, mounding and a program of tree planting, to provide a layout which equals the best in the country.

Longford Golf Club 

Address: Glack , Dublin Road, Longford, County Longford, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0)43 46310  

Fax: +353 (0)43 47082  

E-mail: colonggolf@eircom.net   

Web: www.countylongfordgolfclub.com  

County Longford Golf Club is located just outside Longford on the main N4 from Dublin. Newly redesigned and officially reopened in May 2005. It was founded in 1894 and is a parkland course with mature trees. A stream comes into play at a number of holes, including the last, so you won’t be able to let your guard down until you are safely back in the clubhouse. Additional water features have also been introduced, especially at the signature hole at no. 12.

It’s a scenic place to play golf with panoramic views of Longford town and the surrounding countryside to be savoured on almost every hole of a course which measures over 6700 yards and has a par of 72. Trolley and buggy hire is available while the clubhouse has a bar, restaurant, and pool facilities. 

Mullingar Golf Driving Range

Address: Cullion, Castlepollard Road, Mullingar, County Westmeath

Telephone: +353 (0)44 933 1616

Golf Range & Golf Shop.