Longford

Online Dating in County Longford

Longford Photo 1 Longford is one of the loveliest areas in the Irish Midlands. There’s a plethora of indoor and outdoor attractions to suit all interests, whatever the weather. It has impressive archeological sites, breathtaking views, lakes, bogs, canals and a great selection of restaurants and bars. It’s also accessible to many of Ireland’s main towns and attractions, making it an ideal place for exploring. Read our date guide to discover some of our highlights. Image via fluffyvolkswagen on Flickr.

Edward J Valentines

Longford Photo 2 There’s nothing better than getting cosy in the corner of a traditional Irish pub and getting to know your date. If you’re looking for an olde worlde pub with a roasting fire, antique furniture and incredible food – Edward J Valentines is the place for you. It is styled like an old cottage and has comfy armchairs by a log fire. There’s old antiques and memorabilia on the walls which gives this pub a really rustic feel. Grab a menu and a pint of Guinness and enjoy this chilled-out first date. Image via sallyNZ on Flickr.

Corlea Trackway

Longford Photo 3 If you’re planning a day date and the weather is on your side, it’s a fantastic idea to organise a date where you can appreciate the great outdoors. Corlea Trackway is County Longford’s main attraction and if you haven’t visited here yet, you’re missing out. It’s an Iron Age bog track that was built in 148BC and has been preserved in a humidified hall at the visitor centre. To learn about the bog’s unique flora and fauna, you can go on a 45 minute tour. It’s a fascinating way to learn how the track was discovered and preserved. So pack your waterproofs and get ready to explore! Image via Brigid Mullooly on Flickr.

VM Restaurant

Longford Photo 4 A restaurant like VM Restaurant at Viewmount Country House sets the perfect stage for romance. It’s situated in old stables and has stunning exposed stone walls, wooden beams and candle lit tables. The extensive menu uses only the finest locally sourced ingredients and there’s a large wine cellar stocking both local and international wines. The food is Irish classic cuisine with modern twists and has everything from Guinness and treacle bread to tender sirloin steak. Make sure you save room for dessert as this restaurant offers some absolute delights – from carrot cake crumble to crème caramel, there’s something to delight everyone’s tastebuds. Image via richmeyer on Flickr.

Backstage Theatre

Longford Photo 5 If you feel like letting someone else take centre-stage when it comes to entertaining your date, you should head to Backstage Theatre. It features the best that Irish performance art has to offer and the yearly calender of events includes dance, drama and music from Ireland and beyond. Sit back, relax, grab some snacks, and spend an evening being dazzled by a theatrical performance. Image via Fiona MacGinty on Flickr.

Outdoor Discovery Adventure Company

Longford Photo 6 For an adrenalin fuelled date, Outdoor Discovery Adventure Company has all the answers. Get ready to experience the thrills of the outdoors by taking part in kayaking, whitewater rafting, tubing, aqua-sphering, archery or canoeing. These adventures are guaranteed to get both of your hearts racing. When the day is over, why not head to the nearby Skelly’s Bar and Restaurant for a cup of hot chocolate by the open fire? Image via Include Youth on Flickr.