The club weekend away will be in Portlaoise this year, on the 18th and 19th of November. We will be staying in the Heritage Hotel in Portlaoise and doing a spin in the Slieve Blooms on Saturday morning before dinner on Saturday night.

Our social committee, Mags Donnelly and Anne Dalton, have negotiated a special rate with the hotel of €65 per person sharing for Saturday night, or €89 per person sharing for those who want want to come down on Friday and stay two nights. Both packages include the evening meal on Saturday night and breakfast.

The discounted rate is only available if you book before October 31 and quote the Orwell Wheelers booking referece (see below). 

Date Nov 18th/19th

Location: Portlaoise

Accommodation: The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel

Cycle: Leaving hotel at 10am sharp on Saturday morning. 120km and 80km route options. Both leaving from the hotel at 10am sharp & will remain as one group as far as coffee stop.

Dinner: 7:30pm Sat evening - 3 course dinner in Hotel restaurant (incl. as part of package)



Fri 18th & Sat 19th (2 Nights Bed & Breakfast and one dinner) = €89 per person sharing

Sat 19th Only (1 Night Bed & Breakfast and one dinner) = €65 per person sharing


To book your place please ring Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on (057) 86 78 588

Quote the following booking reference to avail of the above reduced rate: 72549 Orwell Wheelers

PlEASE BOOK BEFORE OCT 31st. Any bookings after Oct 31st cannot be guaranteed the rates quoted above)

  • Hotel will supply secure over night storage for bikes.
  • Residents will have access to leisure centre facilities: gym, swimming pool, jacuzzi hot tubs, sauna, steam rooms etc.