The Adare Desmond Castle is located on the edge of the village of Adare, just off the N21 on the main Limerick to Kerry road.
The first port of call for visitors to the “village of the welcomes” is Adare Heritage Centre. The Centre is located on the main street of this beautiful village, with a large car park at the rear of the building, which is also suitable for coaches.
The castle is superbly situated on a volcanic rock with a marvellous view overlooking the whole Shannon estuary. It consists of a multi-sided enclosure, fortified by a strong wall probably of 15th century date.8km from Adare, and to the west of Limerick.
Curraghchase Forest Park and caravan park is located approximately 4km from the village of Adare. This unspoiled and natural forest land is an ideal spot to relax in County Limerick's finest parkland.
The De Valera Museum and Bruree Heritage Centre is dedicated to Eamon de Valera [1882-1975], former president of Ireland and one of the country’s most famous statesmen.
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.
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.
In 1709 several hundred families of German origin settled in Ireland. Known as the Palatines they established roots mainly in Rathkeale. A greatly extended display of artefacts, photographs, graphics etc.
Experience 800 years of history with dramatic stories brought to life. Exhibitions, 3D models, discovery drawers and audio visuals.
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.
Located in the heart of Limerick City, The Hunt Museum is home to the eclectic collection generously donated by John and Gertrude Hunt to the people of Ireland.
Shannon Ferry will take you and your vehicle on a memorable 20 minute journey across the Shannon from Tarbert in County Kerry to Killimer in County Clare.
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.