Shop, Relax, Repeat

Escape to Athlone this Autumn for a fantastic shopping experience that caters to all tastes, styles and budgets. Shop till you drop with plenty of choice; unique, independently owned businesses, the best high street brands, shopping centres and Burgess Department store among others.


Book a stay at the Sheraton Hotel which centrally located in the town and conveniently connected to a shopping centre. For offers and more options on accommodation visit here.


Indulge with a delicious Afternoon Tea at Hodson Bay Hotel while taking in the beautiful views of Lough Ree. Booking in advance is required, visit here for more details.



Why not make the most of time away and take advantage of the great choice of fabulous beauty salons, spas and leisure centres. Indulge with a luxury beauty treatment or pop in for a swim in a heated indoor swimming pool. You will leave feeling rested, relaxed and recharged after your visit. For more ideas visit here.



Take a break for lunch and put down the shopping bags after a busy morning spent shopping. You have plenty to choose from when it comes to dining out in Athlone. With an array of award-winning restaurants and eateries to choose from, featuring both fine dining and a more casual setting. Thyme, The Fatted Calf and Savoury Fare are all great dining experiences and Dead Centre Brewing have a great selection of beers and pizza options to be enjoyed with views across the Shannon. Visit here for ideas on where to dine.



At the end of the day chill and unwind after your day of retail therapy. Athlone Springs Hotel have launched a new cocktail menu featuring the best of their hand mixed drinks or get a coffee fix with a twist and try an espresso martini at The Left Bank Bistro.