Welcome to Adare


Adare, County Limerick, founded in the 13th century, abounds with a rich history and a strong heritage which remain ever present.
Adare Village Website is the official guide to Adare, with information on visiting our village, places to stay, things to do, where to dine and wine, our historic buildings, places to visit, and full information on essential services while visiting Ireland’s Prettiest Village.

Visitor Information

Adare....Ireland's Prettiest Village

Adare, host to the 2027 Ryder Cup, welcomes you to Ireland’s Prettiest Village.  We invite you to choose from our wide range of top quality accommodation and stay and enjoy the tranquility of our village, with its thatched cottages, historical buildings and churches. Shop in our fashion boutiques, dine in our coffee houses, award winning restaurants and bars. Enjoy our many walking trails in picturesque countryside.
Plan a golfing holiday in Adare, which recently staged the J P McManus Pro Am. You will be spoilt for choice as Adare is the preferred base for golfers playing the world renowned parkland and links courses in this region.

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The hotels in Adare offer excellent accommodation to those staying for a short or a long time. There are spa breaks, golf breaks and other great deals on offer throughout the year. Browse Hotels

Bed & Breakfast

Adare B & B accommodation has been welcoming visitors to Adare for many years. Stay in the village close to the hotels, restaurants and bars or relax in the beautiful countryside on the outskirts. Browse B&Bs


Adare offers visitors a choice of well appointed luxurious Self-Catering houses and apartments, some within walking distance of the village and others just a short drive from the village. Browse Self Catering

Latest News

The latest news from Adare.

Christmas Carol Concert November 24, 2022

The Christmas Carol Concert will take place at 7.30 pm on Friday 9th December performed by the Holy Trinity Abbey Choir in the Holy Trinity Abbey Church Adare. It will be followed at Adare Heritage Centre when mulled wine and mince pies will be served. Tickets are available from members of the Choir and also […]

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Food & Drink

Adare is considered to be one of the best dining locations in Ireland, catering for all tastes. Our restaurants and hotels are regular winners of prestigious national and international food awards and due to their popularity you are advised to book in advance. Our bars also serve superb food and are open until late each day to cater for visitors and they hold regular music sessions, which include traditional Irish music, to be enjoyed while you savour your favourite tipple. Home catering is also available. Browse Food & Drink

Shopping & Fashion

Adare offers visitors an excellent choice in fashion boutiques, stocking exclusive ladies fashion brands. That is why Adare village is considered to be The Fashion Centre of the Mid-west of Ireland. Our many boutiques stock leading high street labels and many of them have carried out extensive improvements to their premises to cater for the increase in interest in shopping for fashion in Adare. Adare has well stocked supermarkets with fresh produce, vegetables and bread, and off licences. Fashion in Adare

Things to Do

Listen to live Irish music, play golf, shop for local crafts, visit arts and antiques shops. Try falconry and archery; explore Adare's rich heritage with a guided walking tour or plan a walking holiday of the region; visit our weekend country market; go horse racing or greyhound racing in nearby tracks. Experience luxury spa and beauty treatments; Adare has so much to offer visitors. https://youtu.be/G4lFllsBmrAThings to Do in Adare

Getting Married in Adare

Adare is one of the top wedding locations in Ireland and has been chosen by world famous sports people and actors to celebrate their weddings. We have three churches dating back hundreds of years. Our hotels, Adare Manor, Dunraven Arms, Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel and the Mustard Seed are renowned for hosting wedding receptions and there are spectacular photographic locations to choose from including the Desmond Castle. Read More

Local attractions

Adare is the perfect holiday base for those who love to walk, explore and relax. With over twenty exciting visitor attraction locations, including ancient castles, museums, cathedrals, Ireland’s first hydro-electric power station, stunning views of the river Shannon and scenic walks, all within a short distance away, Adare is the ideal place to stay, the whole year round. Visit our historical sites and buildings of universal interest, as outlined in “History and Historic Sites” on this website. View Local Attractions

Shop Local Adare this Christmas

The perfect Christmas gifts are available here in Adare. Just check out our hardware stores and exciting gift stores, our renowned fashion boutiques and our well stocked supermarkets. Gift Vouchers are available in most stores and great value in assured here in our village without having to travel. At Adare Manor there are a variety of options available and with varying price ranges. There’s something for everyone! If you’d like to have a look at other gifts available on the online shop click https://shop.adaremanor.com/collections/gifting-view-allRead more

Adare…the ideal base for Golf holidays.

Adare is the home and gateway to some of Ireland’s leading parkland golf courses and renowned links courses. Stay and play at Adare Manor’s Golf Course one of the best championship golf courses in the world, which recently staged the JP McManus Pro-Am, when 10 of the 11 top world players lined up, and it will host the Ryder Cup in 2027. Check out here the variety of golf courses which can be easily reached by road from Adare. Read more

Takeaway Food

Living in Adare and you would like a meal from your favourite restaurant or bar? Here you will find a list of cafés, restaurants, hotels, bars and home caterers offering takeaway service. Menus are regularly featured on our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/adarevillage/ The choice of takeaway options in Adare is of exceptional quality. Click for options