Things To Do

Day 1 - The Great Southern Greenway, Limerick

The Great Southern Greenway Limerick is a 39km off-road walking and cycling route along an old railway line.Along this route on Irelands Wild Atlantic way you will find Norman castles, abbeys, medieval ruins, workhouses, famine graveyards, deserted railway stations a viaduct and breath taking scenary.

Estimated time, 5-6Hours with breaks.

After your exertions be sure to visit the picturesque and ever vibrant town of Adare as this is on the way back to Celtic Eco farm.

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Day 2 - Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Head west first and stop at the popular Foynes flying boat museum. Discover the era of transatlantic passenger flights and the significant part played by this village on the west coast of Ireland,the invention of the Irish coffee and the maritime history of the majestic River Shannon.

Allow 90 Minutes

 From The village follow the beautiful Coastal road for 15 minutes to Glin where you can visit Glin castle home for 800 years to the Fitzgerald family and one of the finest examples of Norman castle structures in Ireland.

Allow 60 Minutes

A further 30 minutes along the road you will find yourself in the beautiful beachside town of Ballybunion with its blue flag beaches where you can enjoy miles of sandy beaches,rocky headlands,high cliffs,caves you can explore at low tide a picture perfect castle and sand dunes.

This visit to the beach can encompass the whole day if you wish.

Day 3 - King Johns Castle

Located in Limericks Medieval quarter, step inside the walls of Limericks most iconic landmark. King Johns Castle brings to life over 800years of dramatic local history.Venture into the visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions—21st-century touch screen technology to walk you through the turbulent history associated with this castle.

Allow 120 Minutes

A 10-minute drive from this site is the sporting citadel of Thomond Park. Experience a fully guided tour with an experienced tour guide,learn about the history of this famous club through visual aids and images.

Allow 60 Minutes

A further 15 minutes drive from here, you will find yourself in Clare and on the doorstep of the acclaimed Bunratty Castle.This site was originally a Viking trading camp in 970. Take a tour of this iconic fortress; hear and see how the lords and ladies of this castle lived; hear stories of battles and bravery and enjoy stunning views across the idyllic Clare countryside.

Set on 26 acres of unspoilt Clare countryside, Bunratty Folk Park features over 30 buildings in a ‘living’ village and rural setting.

Rural farmhouses, village shops and streets are recreated and furnished as they would have appeared at that time according to their social standing, from the poorest one-roomed dwelling to Bunratty House, a fine example of a Georgian residence built 1804 home of the Studdarts, the last family to occupy Bunratty Castle.

Allow 180 Minutes