River Shannon & Lakelands

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DESTINATIONS ireland lakelands Shopping Athlone


In the very centre of Ireland, near the southern shore of Lough Ree, Athlone's shops range from high street brands to stylish boutiques with unique items. Athlone Towncentre is the region's biggest shopping centre, while locals recommend Nells Closet for fashion, Strawberry Hill or Sheffield for jewellery, and Bastion Gallery or Luan Gallery for antiques.


While travelling the beautiful region of River Shannon and the Lakelands, you will not only pass stunning scenery and picturesque villages but also small towns brimming with unique souvenirs and gifts.