Limerick is located within the beautiful Shannon area of Ireland and boasts charming villages, a fascinating castle and some intriguing archaeological sites. What’s more, Limerick is also home to the stunning Ballyhoura Mountains, tranquil countryside and magical, romantic little villages such as Killmallock and Castleconnell which welcome you with their relaxed pace of life. All in all, County Limerick has plenty to offer for luxury cottage breaks.
When visiting Limerick you may decide to spend most of your time relaxing and experiencing some of the best of the natural landscapes. There are plenty of outdoor activities on offer in this special part of Ireland. For a vibrant city with excellent shopping, restaurants and bars why not visit the city of Limerick? Discover King John’s Castle and historical Limerick with its medieval buildings. Those who have read Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes may wish to do the guided walking tour of the city or for a really relaxed time you could always take a cruise on the River Shannon.
For exciting sightseeing there is Lough Gur which is one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites, Celtic Theme Park and Gardens where you can get a taste of Ireland’s ancient history or Adare which is famed because of its regular win as Ireland’s tidiest town with its picturesque image and thatched cottages.
For fantastic fun days out with the kids on a luxury self-catering holiday you can find Peter Pan Fun World, Foynes Flying Boat Museum or Buttercup Farm. If you need the kids to burn off some energy there is always Curraghchase Forest Park for a long country walk. For an interesting meal out there is the Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge which serves up delicious organic food in a wonderful character filled atmosphere.
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