Adare Camping & Caravan Park is situated just 3km from the picturesque village of Adare. Described by many as the 'prettiest village in Ireland', Adare has been the setting for many happy couples celebrating their wedding day. Adare's thatched cottages set the scene for a tranquil stay with award winning restaurants and live Irish music in some of the bars and hotels.
Some of the historic attractions in Adare include a Franciscan Abbey(1464 AD), Augustinian Abbey(1315 AD), Trinitarian Abbey(1215 AD) and the Desmond Castle(1205 AD).
For more information on walking tours and sightseeing tours of Adare, take a visit to Adare Heritage Centre, where you will find the Tourist Office, Heritage Center, Library, cafe, gift shops and Kerry Woolen mills.
Limerick City is located 20km from Adare village on the N21 and 35km from Shannon Airport. Visit King John's castle, do some shopping, go to a show or a nightclub, Limerick has much to offer. Click on the link above for more information.
Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medieval splendor and now contains mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings, tapestries, and works of art which capture the mood of those times. Enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place as you stroll from house to house or around the charming village street complete with school, post office, doctors house, hardware shop, printers and of course McNamara’s pub!
Impressive 13th century military castle. The castle remains a most impressive Anglo-Norman fortress It retains many of its pioneering features which make its construction unique for its day. Its massive gatehouse, battlements and corner towers await exploration. Located in Limerick city.
The museum recalls the 1930's and 40's when the port of Foynes was the fulcrum point for air traffic between the US and Europe. The famous flying boats were frequent visitors, carrying on board a diverse range of people from celebrities to refugees. The museum recalls the era with exhibits and graphic illustrations. You can see original footage of the flying boats. The museum is situated in the original terminal building with its Radio and Weather Room. Foynes is located 14km from Adare.
Suitable for all ages, view and experience a wide range of animals and birds on the farm trail which covers 45 acres. Sheep, red deer, rare Soay sheep, ostrich, emu, ducks, geese, rabbits, guinea pigs and many more. Located beside curraghchase forest park, 4 km from Adare.
An Archaeological gem of international significance. Includes the remains of stone circles and standing stones, ancient burial chambers and Cairns. Artefacts have been found dating back to the Bronze Age. Lough Gur is 20km from Adare.
This easy forest walk journeys past waterfalls, rock pools and rapids, and presents stunning photographic opportunities.