Great Location in the countryside overlooking Ireland's pleasure lake, Lough Derg. Stunning views of the lake, hills & rolling countryside Ideal base to discover West of Ireland; 40 minutes from Shannon Airport; 2.5 hours from Dublin airport; 30 minutes Limerick City; 1 hour from Galway, 2 hours from Cork. Enjoy the many activities in our beautiful locality (walking and hiking, art and creativity, spa and beauty , health and wellness, water and sporting activities, shopping and local markets) relax, unwind and have fun at the Summer Festivals!
We are situated 1.0 km from Lough Derg, overlooking the lake (photos are taken from the garden) on the Shannon, which as you may know, is the longest river the British Isles and there are lots of activities within a short commute? For example, we are within 1.5 hours drive from Europe's highest cliffs and world heritage site, the 'Cliffs of Moher' and the 'Burren' on the Atlantic Ocean, Bunratty Castle (Medevial castle with the Banquet nights and also a very interesting folk village), Rock of Cashel, King Johns Castle, Doolin Cave (world's biggest stalactite). Limerick & Galway are our nearest cities. Close by to us within a 15-30 minute drive are quaint villages such as Mount Shannon (White tailed Sea-Eagles) also Holy Island with its round tower from the Viking era, Garry Kennedy etc..., Really depends on what you are both are interested in. Most locals enjoy the water activities on the lake, 'Lough Derg' (the University of Limerick Activity Center is 2.0km from us) and the hill/woodland walks because its literally on our doorstep but there are also lots of 'tourist' attractions quite close, as well as those listed above.