St Marks Lakeshore Accommodation is located in the heart of Ireland, near the beautiful village of Glasson, on the shores of Lough Ree. Surrounded by mature landscape with sweeping views of the greater Lough Ree area, the setting and surrounds are simply stunning. The local area offers a variety of cultural and leisure activities, with excellent golf and restaurants within a ten minute drive. It is also ideally situated for touring around Ireland, with both east and west coasts within a 2 hour drive.
FROM DUBLIN on the M4/M6
Exit Dublin on the main Dublin – Galway Road (M4 / M6). Travel 120km to “Exit 9” just outside Athlone town. Leave the M6 at Exit 9, and follow the Cavan Road (N55) to the village of Glasson. Drive through the village and take the left turn after the petrol station. St Mark’s is sign-posted from this turn but further written directions can be found at “FROM GLASSON” below.
FROM GALWAY on the M6
Exit Galway on the main Galway -Dublin Road (M6). Travel 88km to “Exit 10” just outside Athlone town. Leave the M6 at Exit 10, and follow the Cavan Road / Ballymahon Road (N55) to the village of Glasson. Drive through the village and take the left turn after the petrol station. St Mark’s is sign-posted from this turn but further written directions can be found at “FROM GLASSON” below.
Take the left turn after the petrol station in Glasson village. Stay on this (bendy) road until after Glasson Golf Club. Here the road narrows considerably. After Glasson Golf Club, take the second right hand turn – marked with a signpost for St Mark’s. There is a farm entrance, and a gate lodge at this turn. Take this right hand turn. Here the road rises majestically to give sweeping views over Lough Ree. When you are descending again, after a gentle bend to the left, the entrance to St Mark’s is on your left.
Drive in to St Mark’s property. You will drive past a couple of houses, and then some fields on your right. These fields are surrounded by a wooden fence. Drive to the end of the wooden fence to where there is a right hand turn. Take this turn, and follow this road to the end, where St Mark’s B&B is located.
Michael and Ann Hopkins will be here to welcome you! You’ve arrived. Enjoy your stay!