Kilbeggan has a proud heritage of flour milling and whiskey distilling powered by the waters of the River Brosna. Locke's, Ireland's oldest licensed distillery, has become one of the Midlands leading tourist attractions. A number of new restaurants and coffee shops have opened to cater for the growing numbers of visitors. A green mound known as the Church of the Relic, 1km south of the village is said to mark the site of a Cistercian abbey founded in the thirteenth century on the site of Saint Becan's settlement. 6.5km to the south east, there are good views from the summit of the motte at Rathugh, the site of an Early Christian settlement. Part of the Eiscir Riada sand and gravel ridge runs through the Kilbeggan district.

 Activities in Kilbeggan

Driving Ranges
Kilbeggan Driving Range

Equestrian Centres
Harbour Lodge Stables


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