The Forum is a charming family run boutique self-catering facility, recently converted from a Victorian 19th Century Presbyterian Church and Manse. Offering a range of accommodation, it is suitable for the intrepid traveler, couples, families or visiting Groups. The venue can be hired for exclusive use at competitive rates and the facility is approved to Fáilte Ireland Standards.
Conveniently located in the center of the small historic town of Mountmellick, in the rural heart of the unspoiled Midlands, it is a suitable base for exploring the local area, touring further afield or visiting nearby Dublin City.
We strive to make your stay in the Forum a memorable one.
The tourist accommodation is the perfect rural retreat in the heart of Ireland, appealing to walking groups, cyclist groups, tourists and visitors alike of all ages and the hostel is pet friendly. The Slieve Bloom mountains are within ten minutes driving distance
The new independent tourist destination has luxury facilities which include:
- Relaxing common room in old church surroundings
- Hotel standard mattresses and linen
- Power Showers
- Ensuite room for those with disabilities
- Free private on site parking
- Self catering facilities
- Bespoke tours
- Slieve Bloom Mountain walks
- Bog walking
Mountmellick is located in the Irish Midlands and is the gateway to tourism in the region. Its ideal location west of Dublin with two nearby rail stations, Portlaois and Portarlington station (7kM) to enable visitors visit the capital and surrounding countryside in one experience. There is also a bus service from Dublin to Portlaoise, which is a 10-minute taxi ride away.
Mountmellick is steeped in history and was one of the first settlements in the 1600’s by the first Quakers to arrive in Southern Ireland, namely William Edmundson.
If your planning a fly-drive or self-drive holiday, the Forum-mountmellick is the perfect drop off to see and experience the Midlands of Ireland at its best. The historic buildings retains all their authentic features. The accommodation and facilities deliver the ambiance for a unique Irish holiday and great value for money to rival any place in Ireland.
Book now, contact The Forum-Mountmellick either direct by telephone of mail;
Tel. 00353 (57) 8697557 or Email TheForum-mountmellick
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