Attractions in Adare

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Activities & Things To Do In Adare Village Limerick

Attractions in Adare

There are a host of things to do during your stay in Adare or within a short drive away. In the village, the famed Adare Village Park, the River walk, the all-ability playground and a pitch and putt course will ensure entertainment for all.  The Adare Heritage Centre is one minutes walk from the hotel and as well as featuring a historic exhibition of the village they will also arrange guided tours of the Desmond Castle.

Two 18 hole golf courses, the Adare Manor Golf Club and the all new The Golf Course at Adare Manor are both a short distance from the hotel.

Clonshire Equestrian Centre is a 5 minute drive from the hotel and boasts one of the most expansive and experienced equestrian centres in Ireland.

Please find a list below of some local activities that might be of interest to you.

Bleach Lough Coarse & Game Angling | (087) 9595610 |

Pedal Pursuits Bike Hire | (086) 813 4061

Ballyhoura Trailriders | (087) 271 7330

Kilronan Karting | (061) 393 733

Adare Heritage Centre
Free interactive historical exhibition | 

Desmond Castle & Adare Village Tours | (061) 396666

River Shannon Rib Tour (seats 8) | 0868140833 | Based in Foynes (March-October)

Archery & Falconry
Adare Country Pursuits | (087) 6845497

Clay Shooting and Archery
Rose Mount Shooting School | (085) 727 2615

Childrens Activities
All ability playground situated at the top of the village past the pitch and putt

StoneHall Visitors Farm & WildLife Park (March - October) |

Basecamp Adventure Park for Adults and Children |

Classic Car Hire

Hertiage Sports Cars | (069) 63770

Adare village and riverbank walk 2km (exit hotel and turn left and follow the footpath)

Great Southern Trail |

Ballyhoura Looped Walks |

Live Music
Traditional Irish Music available in the local bars on alternate nights |

Frequently Asked Questions

The Dunraven Arms has a number of nearby attractions that will excite the whole family, and we will cater for whatever room needs you and your family have. See our attractions page here to plan your family visit to Adare, and ask any member of staff about any enquiries you may have regarding our family hotel in Limerick.
Clonshire Equestrian Centre is a wonderful place to try horse riding, or to push your limits as a rider on their cross country trail. The horse riding centre is less than ten minutes away from The Dunraven Arms, and we would be more than happy to arrange an early breakfast for you to accommodate your horse riding in Limerick experience.
The Dunraven Arms is less than ten minutes from both the Clonshire Equestrian Centre, and The Limerick Racecourse, where you can find an incredible range or horseriding activities, such as cross country trails and fox hunting. We would be happy to accommodate your equestrian activities with early breakfast, transport, storage for equipment, and a valet for hunting gear. Please enquire with us if you are thinking about an equestrian holiday in Ireland and we will be glad to help.
Limerick is filled with an abundance of amazing activities such as sightseeing historic landmarks like St. John's Castle, exploring the city and UL, visiting the Hunt Museum, golfing in the local greens, and exploring Limerick's beautiful countryside on hoseback. The Dunraven Arms do everything we can to make sure your activity filled day goes off without a hitch.
The Dunraven Arms is approximately half an hour from Shannon Airport. We have a full list of directions available on the location page of our website, and we can generate directions from anywhere in the country, in case we are not your first stop in The Emerald Isle. Welcome to Limerick! We are proud to be one of the best hotels near Shannon airport.
Limerick is an amazing place to visit, at the heart of all things 'West of Ireland,' Limerick is the perfect place to stay and see Cork or Kerry, The Cliffs of Moher or Bunratty Castle, and The Dunraven Arms offer some fantastic Limerick hotel deals to accommodate your travels.
Not thirty minutes away from Shannon airport, The Dunraven Arms boasts top quality accommodations, service, and dining, so you can arrive in Ireland, and dive right into a relaxing and luxurious stay with us. Book your room here, and know what it means to be a guest of The Dunraven Arms.
The Dunraven Armms is located in the centre of Adare village. There are plenty of things to do here. Adare is a bustling little town with plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and a variety of boutiques. We have a wonderful Heritage Centre which as well as having shops has an abundance of information regarding the history of the village. They also arrange tours to Desmond Castle in the village. Each evening there is Irish music in one of our local pubs and for a small town there is always something for everyone.
The Dunraven Arms is situated 15 minutes from the city of Limerick which is home to Munster Rugby. Munster play most of their home games here in both the European Champions Cup and the Pro 14. Adare itself is the location of Adare Manor Hotel Golf Course which will host the Ryder Cup in 2026. Limerick Racecourse is a 5 minute drive from the hotel and hosts big race meetings in October and December as well as hosting numerous Flant and National Hunt meetings throughout the year.