48 Hours in Limerick
See what makes Limerick so special!
Here’s a 2 day itinerary to fit your wanderlust needs! We’ve smacked in a number of major tourist attractions, located just a short journey from the hotel. Use this guide to get the most out of your stay!
Stonehall Wildlife Farm
Kids and adults alike will love observing and learning at this popular wildlife farm. Animals range from alpaca, llama, emu and ostrich to rabbits, goats and chipmunks. Once inside, you’ll also discover an indoor play area featuring bouncy castles and a ball pit, as well as a nature trail highlighting many wild flowers, native trees and fauna.
Take away picnic basket to enjoy at the farm.
Adare Castle Tour
Let the fun begin with a tour of an Authentic Norman Castle. Plotted with multiple moats, a Franciscan Friary & knifed with tiny windows. A unique experience awaits which will set your imagination wild!
Limerick Carriage Tour
After turning to the past, why don’t you keep up the fiasco with a Limerick Carriage Tour. The weatherproof carriage features warm Irish lambswool blankets to snuggle into and also an elegant table equipped with glass holders and a wine cooler for guests to enjoy refreshments onboard. There is a choice of tours to choose from so whether you’re a keen history buff or simply want to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful scenic views you won’t be disappointed.
Take a Trip to Bunratty, located 10 minutes from the hotel and visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Ireland’s iconic Bunratty Castle is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. Named after the river Raite which runs alongside this strategic battlement. The spot on which this castle stands has been occupied for over 1000 years. From the Vikings to the Normans, great Irish Earls and noble Lords and Ladies. Graciously restored in the 1960’s and furnished by Lord Gort’s magnificent collection of medieval furniture and furnishings, this is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle.
Afternoon & Lunch
Cratloe Woods walk and take away picnic from the hotel
Cratloe Wood Car Park and Picnic Site is located adjacent to Cratloe village and on the western side Cratloe Forest property which is over 700 Hectares in extent. It overlooks the Estuary of the river Shannon which is the longest river in Ireland and Great Britain. The Galtee Mountains in Co. Tipperary can be seen to the east, the Ballyhoura Mountains in North Cork to the south and Shannon Airport to the west.
There is an extensive road network throughout the the wood suitable for walking.
From Cratloe you will be in Craggaunowen in less than 20 minutes. Ireland’s original award winning Pre-historic Park. Come and explore the roots of the people, homesteads, animals and artifacts of our Celtic ancestors of over 1,000 years ago which have touched and shaped how we live today.
Relax & recharge in the hotel after an active packed day taking in the surroundings of Limerick City.