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

View across the 10th green
Dromoland Castle Golf Club
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Course Type: Parkland
Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club has been in existence since 1962 and golf has been played for 43 years over the lush rolling tree lined landscape that drains into Dromoland Lough with the Castle as a backdrop. The course has been entir ...

Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Shannon Farmers Market - Co Clare - Fridays
Friday 10.30am - 3pm

Location:

Sky Court Shopping Centre, Shannon

Contact:

Joe Keane - 087 2314132 Pat Kelly - 087 2652794 email: pkelly@skycourtshannon.com

Tourist Attractions

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park - Bunratty County Cork Ireland
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty, Co. Clare
Three visitor experiences in one - Bunratty Castle, the 19th century Bunratty Folk Park and the Village Street. The Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medie ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort
Adare, Co. Limerick
Beautifully located in lush countryside on the edge of one of Ireland’s prettiest villages, this fine 18th century manor is set amid 840 acres of formal gardens and parkland on the banks of the meandering River Maigue. This wedding venu ...
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