Hostel in Banagher, Ireland

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Get to know Banagher (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Banagher. To help you make friends with Banagher before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Situated in the midlands, the small Irish town of Banagher, County Offaly, Ireland, is home for around one thousand six hundred people. Banagher belongs to the Midlands Region, with around seventy-eight thousand inhabitants. The nature and the historic heritage attract most visitors. There are several historically important castles, such as Colony Castle in the area, which were founded in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

The town of Banagher is considered to be the ideal centre for exploring the lower River Shannon and Lough Derg. Travelers can explore the authentic nature and the clean waters of the whole Shannon system by cruisers. If you are a sport enthusiast, you can try out canoeing and camping along the rivers to get away from the hustle and bustle. Even if Banagher is located inland, the climate does not differ much from the coastal areas. With temperatures between fourteen and nineteen degrees, the period between May and October is the best to visit the county. As everywhere in Ireland, rains showers must be expected all year round.

Some holiday apartments, guesthouses, and hostels in Banagher, County Offaly, Ireland, welcome tourists. However, the supply is a bit limited. Therefore, it helps to book ahead, if you want to stay in a Banagher, County Offaly, Ireland hostel or one of the other budget places. There are several hostels in the area, but most places are at least twenty kilometers away from Banagher.

The medieval Cloghan Castle is surrounded by the rivers Little Brosna and Shannon. The site is located around five kilometres away from the town centre of Banagher. Back in the Middle Ages, it was an O'Madden family stronghold. It belongs to the few castles, which are inhabited and are open for the public, as well. Guided tours are available. The scenic Portumna Castle is situated close to the shores of Lough Derg and open for visitors. Architecturally, it marks the transformation from Medieval tower houses to houses built in the typical Renaissance style. The ground floor houses an exhibition on the history of the castle and the de Burgo family, who erected this building. In Banagher, several restaurants, cafes, and pubs welcome visitors. The prices and cuisine vary depending on the locations. Nevertheless, a cosy and relaxed evening with friends at one of the premises is always possible.

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FAQ about Banagher Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Banagher, Ireland. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Banagher Hostel Cheatsheet

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1 Total number of hostels
7.9 Average rating of all hostels

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