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Discover Limerick City & County

Where European Embrace Meets Atlantic Edge.. There is a City on an Island... Limerick

 Welcome to Limerick , Ireland’s third largest city  also its most friendly and welcoming destination; a cultural hotbed, renowned for its many archaeological and historic wonders. Few regions offer the magical blend of City and County quite like Limerick. With a whole host top class activities and attractions, Limerick truly has something for everyone to enjoy and some of the Irelands most famous attractions within an hours drive of the hotel.  

Limerick’s food scene, markets, restaurants and pubs combine the innovative with the traditional, while being welcoming, family friendly, full of art, music and easy-going people. Limerick is close to nature while acting as a stage for street artists, live music and a calendar of cultural events.

We have a range of walking, running and cycling map routes available to hotel guests at reception, we are also happy to provide you with suggested driving itineraries to explore the Shannon Region 

See Limerick from a whole new perspective on a Limerick City Kayak Tour, voted No.1 Outdoor Activity in Limerick on Trip Advisor. The most stunning and exciting way to experience the Treaty City.

We are lucky  to be surrounded by so many beautiful wooden trails and parks which include Curraghchase Forest Park,  Ballyhoura Mountain Trails & Cratloe Woods 

Golf is a very popular sport to play in Limerick. This is reflected in the abundance of golf courses in Limerick city. The golf courses closest to the Limerick Strand Hotel  are Rathbane and Castletroy golf course. The team at both are always pleased to welcome visiting golfers to the club. 

If you fancy venturing a little further for a day trip,  Limerick is the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way in just 60 minutes of the hotel doorstop you will find yourself immersed in the most sensational scenery and unmistakable atmosphere - WILD ATLANTIC WAY DAY TRIPS 

King Johns Castle
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Take a fresh look at King John’s Castle and experience Limerick’s history as you have never done before… Located just a 5 minute walk from the hotel
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The Milk Market
Here you’ll discover the very best of fresh local artisan produce from farmhouse cheeses and chutneys, just-caught fish, meats, organic fruit & vegetables & much more
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The Hunt Museum
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Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of Art and Antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century
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Thomond Park Stadium
Take a look behind the scenes at Thomond Park Stadium and experience the history of Munster Rugby first hand.
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St Mary's Cathedral
No trip to Limerick is complete without visiting this historic building at the very heart of this ancient metropolis.
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Adare Heritage Village
Adare dates back to pre 1200A.D. and you will see its transformation through the centuries with the beautiful medieval architecture
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Bunratty Castle
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past explore the 15th century Castle & Folk Park
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Limerick Greyhound Stadium
Experience the atmosphere, the food, the flutter, the craic and of course the top class racing of a night out at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. Located just 10 minutes from the hotel.
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Foynes Flying Boat & Irish Coffee Museum
The only aviation museum in Ireland and the only dedicated flying boat museum in the world & the home of Irish Coffee
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Ballyhoura Country is an area of undulating green pastures, woodlands, hills and mountains.
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Voted NO 1 attraction in Limerick
Come experience a city like no other, from the perspective of the river that shaped it, with a guided kayak tour through the heart of Limerick City!
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The Escape Rooms
a real-life physical puzzle game, where you are locked in a room for one hour. You need to interact with your surroundings and work together to crack clues and get out!
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The Limerick Museum
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Log Gur
6000 years of life and history
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Limerick Bike Hire
discover limerick by bike - Limerick offers medieval and Georgian architecture, a newly renovated castle, a lively art museum and contemporary cafe culture
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