Limerick Outdoor Activities & Adventures
Wild Atlantic Way
The Wild Atlantic Way is Ireland's first long-distance touring route, stretching along the Atlantic coast from Donegal to West Cork. It’s inspiring renewing, relaxing and invigorating. The overall aim of the project is to develop a route that will achieve greater visibility for the west coast of Ireland in overseas tourist markets.
The Wild Atlantic Way is a world-famous coastal route that spans seven of Ireland’s counties, taking in some breathtaking scenery along the way.
- 2400 KM
- 160 DISCOVERY POINTS
- 15 SIGNATURE DISCOVERY POINTS
- 26 ISLANDS TO DISCOVER
- 150 HIDDEN GEMS
From Donegal to Galway, Limerick to Cork, the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way will stun your senses and reinvigorate your soul. Stop off in Limerick City and enjoy all the culture and events the city has to offer.
Stay at The Savoy Hotel Limerick and enjoy everything that the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer.
With its ancient and unspoilt landscapes, Ballyhoura offers a little bit of heaven for families, individuals and groups seeking outdoor thrills and adventure. The wild uplands of the Galtees as well as the Ballyhoura Mountains contrast magically with lush lowlands and valleys, where rivers flanked by castles and old woodland, run through untouched rural splendour.
This truly is a paradise for walking, hiking, cycling, hill running and horse riding, with various trails and paths at your disposal. Then there's kayaking, fishing, clay pigeon shooting, orienteering, wakeboarding, and even adventure racing, paragliding, skydiving or 4x4 driving.Wander down pedestrianised Thomas Street and Bedford Row and be tempted by many treats ranging from jewellery to beauty to fashion and children shops. Or discover the many unique beautiful boutiques on Catherine Street.
Whatever your shopping needs, you'll find what you're looking for in Limerick City Centre.
And did we mention mountain biking? The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Centre boasts the longest purpose-built trail network in Ireland. Here, off-road enthusiasts can revel in the challenges of twisty single-track and tough forest road climbs, or get adrenalin highs as they shoot over raised wooden platforms dotted through the mossy green forest
Nevsail Water Sports
Join Limerick City Kayak Tours on the mighty River Shannon as Nevsail Watersports brings Limerick's Viking past to life during the City of Culture 2014.
This tour is suitable for paddlers of any level and combines the beauty of the majestic river along with folklore of the deep history of the Treaty City. Limerick has been destroyed no less than 13 times with the aggressors using the Shannon each time to surprise the natives!
You can follow in the footsteps (paddle strokes!) of raiding Danes, pillaging Vikings (and even the angry tribal neighbours) while taking in the famous sites of the city, its colourful folklore and local wildlife.
Whether you are a local or a tourist to Limerick, you are sure to enjoy the unique experience of Nevsail’s Limerick City Kayak Tours.
Times and start location in the City vary dependant on tides.
All equipment provided for this 2.5 hour trip.
Limerick wake & ski - Castleconnell County Limerick
Limerick Wake & Ski offer sessions for beginners or groups and all equipment is supplied with personal tuition available. If you want to experience the thrills and spills of one of the most extreme water sports around then wake boarding is for you. Pre booking is advised during the summer season for both groups and individuals.
Great Southern Trail
Ireland's rolling green landscape, much of it untouched by development, makes it an ideal location for the enthusiast and casual walker alike.
Numerous signed posted walking routes of note have been developed over the last few years. The Great Southern Trail is a unique 53 mile stretch of countryside in West Limerick / North Kerry.
The Ballyhoura Way
The Ballyhoura Way is part of the O'Sullivan Beara trail and stretches 90kms. (56mls.) from John's Bridge in North Cork to Limerick Junction in Co.Tipperary. An attractive and varied route through the lush pastureland of the Golden Vale, wild countryside - mostly on 'Green Roads' , along forest trails, driving paths and river bank, across the wooded Ballyhoura Mountains and through the Glen of Aherlow.
Adare Pitch & Putt
Welcome to Adare Pitch & Putt golf course. We are located in the heart of the village of Adare just 2 minutes walk to all amenities.
The course is 18 holes and is kept in excellent condition all year round.
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