A fascinating Georgian estate open year round with a varied calendar of events including Narnia at Christmas and family events at Easter and Halloween. Belvedere House is a fully restored Georgian Villa situated in 160 acres of lakeside parkland, punctuated by numerous follies including the famous Jealous Wall.
Belvedere once the home of the Wicked Earl Robert Rochfort who infamously locked up his second wife Mary Molesworth for 31 years on a spurious charge of infidelity is now owned and operated by Westmeath County Council.
Belvedere House was designed by the famous architect Richard Castles who designed the majority of the Palladian mansions in Ireland.
For more information visit the Belvedere House website.
Belvedere House Gardens & Park is great for groups and is an excellent day out with a difference. a splendid attraction suitable for every taste, both young and old – perfect for day trips and a great addition to any tour itinerary.
Whether a gardening group, historical society, active retirement association, family gathering or group of friends a visit to belvedere is a superb day with a difference.
Belvedere House Gardens and Park is a magnificent parkland estate on the shores of Lough Ennel in the Irish Midlands. the house, built originally as a hunting and fishing lodge, is set in the midst of 160 acres of parkland on the lake shore.
- Interpretative Area
- The House
- Gardens & Parkland
- Belvedere’s Follies