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Adare, Co. Limerick

Adare (Irish: Áth Dara - Ford of the Oak) is a village on the River Maigue 16km (10 miles) from Limerick City. Renowned as one of Ireland's prettiest villages, Adare is designated as a Heritage Town.

Adare is a chocolate-box village and is an interesting and well-located destination, and also an excellent place to break a journey. In the pretty row of cottages along the main street, there are several restaurants (including The Wild Geese) and some unusual little shops selling everything from designer clothing to antiquarian books.

It is only a short drive into Limerick city, which has much to recommend it for a day visit of shopping and culture, including the treasures at the Hunt Museum and a performance at the Concert Hall, perhaps.

There are also several fine golf courses in the area (including the championship Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort), angling, hunting and horse riding.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Limerick Golf Club - Limerick Ireland
Limerick Golf Club
Limerick, Co. Limerick
Course Type: Parkland
Limerick Golf Club is a mature par 72 parkland course measuring over 6,500 yards in length, with a number of holes designed by Dr. Alister McKenzie, architect of Lahinch and Augusta National, and others by John D. Harris. The course starts of ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Dooradoyle Crescent Farmers Market - Co Limerick
Wednesdays 9.30-14.30

Location:

The Crescent Shopping Centre, Dooradoyle, Limerick

Contact:

Gareth Granville E-Mail: gareth.granville@mac.com Tel: 086 806 9605
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Tourist Attractions

Adare Heritage Centre - Adare, County Limerick Ireland
Adare Heritage Centre
Adare, Co. Limerick
Step back in time and take a journey through the historical exhibition, a reconstruction of Adare's unique past from the arrival of the Norman's to the ancient abbeys of the middle ages.
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Wedding Venues

Dromoland Castle Hotel - Newmarket on Fergus County Clare Ireland - Wedding Venue
Dromoland Castle Hotel
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
The ancestral home of the O’Briens, barons of Inchiquin and direct descendants of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland, this is one of the few Irish estates tracing its history back to Gaelic royal families, and it is now one of Ireland’s ...
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