Valerie’s guidebook

Valerie
Valerie’s guidebook

Active Days

Derg Isle Adventure Centre, has everything from: Kayak/paddle board or boat, fishing tackle hire, to zip line, archery, climbing wall and obstacle course. www.dergisle.com or info@dergisle.com
Derg Isle
Derg Isle Adventure Centre, has everything from: Kayak/paddle board or boat, fishing tackle hire, to zip line, archery, climbing wall and obstacle course. www.dergisle.com or info@dergisle.com
West Lake Aqua Park https://westcoastaquapark.ie/killaloe/ West Lake Aqua Park is Ireland’s newest aqua park, located on beautiful Lough Derg in Killaloe. An epic adventure to enjoy. Jump, slide, climb or bounce your way around their inflatable obstacle course on the water. Open during the Season.
West Lake Aqua Park
West Lake Aqua Park https://westcoastaquapark.ie/killaloe/ West Lake Aqua Park is Ireland’s newest aqua park, located on beautiful Lough Derg in Killaloe. An epic adventure to enjoy. Jump, slide, climb or bounce your way around their inflatable obstacle course on the water. Open during the Season.
Beautiful looped walks which cater to all fitness levels. https://12oclockhills.com/
12 O'Clock Hills
Beautiful looped walks which cater to all fitness levels. https://12oclockhills.com/
If you fancy an hour of racing or paintball.
8 locals recommend
Pallas Karting & Pallas Paintball
8 locals recommend
If you fancy an hour of racing or paintball.
Whitegate is a hidden gem. With lots of country and lakeside walks.
Whitegate
Whitegate is a hidden gem. With lots of country and lakeside walks.

Historical

A lovely place to visit, and view the castle and walled gardens. There is also a coffee shop onsite that is open during the Summer. https://heritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/portumna-castle-and-gardens/
11 locals recommend
Portumna Castle & Gardens
11 locals recommend
A lovely place to visit, and view the castle and walled gardens. There is also a coffee shop onsite that is open during the Summer. https://heritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/portumna-castle-and-gardens/
7 locals recommend
Irish Workhouse Centre
7 locals recommend
St Cronan's Church
After a short boat trip with Ger Madden (local historian), from Mountshannon harbour, you'll arrive at Inis Cealtra. Bring a picnic and enjoy the peace and tranquility.
Inis Cealtra
After a short boat trip with Ger Madden (local historian), from Mountshannon harbour, you'll arrive at Inis Cealtra. Bring a picnic and enjoy the peace and tranquility.

Food scene

A Lovely Irish Bar and Restaurant. The Half Barrell is in Whitegate only 2.2km away, if you fancy a walk to build up your appettite.
The Half Barrell
A Lovely Irish Bar and Restaurant. The Half Barrell is in Whitegate only 2.2km away, if you fancy a walk to build up your appettite.
Offering Tapas, and Pizzas, the Snug caters to all diets.
The Snug Pizzeria
Offering Tapas, and Pizzas, the Snug caters to all diets.
Cois na hAbhna
Wilde's Irish Chocolates offer factory tours, and have an onsite cafe and shop.
Wilde Irish Chocolates - Chocolate Shop & Chocolate Factory
Wilde's Irish Chocolates offer factory tours, and have an onsite cafe and shop.
This is a little gem, the food caters for vegetarians, gluten free and more. While you're here take the time to visit the co-op gardens, and 2nd hand shop.
The Garden Cafe
This is a little gem, the food caters for vegetarians, gluten free and more. While you're here take the time to visit the co-op gardens, and 2nd hand shop.

City/town information

Mountshannon village, with a nice walk through the Aistear to Mountshannon harbour, where there is a swimming spot.
6 locals recommend
Mountshannon
6 locals recommend
Mountshannon village, with a nice walk through the Aistear to Mountshannon harbour, where there is a swimming spot.

Sightseeing

Inis Cealtra
A fabulous place to visit, and walk through the orchards and gardens. Preserving heritage varieities of plants/seeds and apple trees.
8 locals recommend
Irish Seed Savers Association
8 locals recommend
A fabulous place to visit, and walk through the orchards and gardens. Preserving heritage varieities of plants/seeds and apple trees.